Monday, May 22, 2017

Workshop

Agenda:

  • Workshop period

Homework:
  • Notes due Wednesday
  • Vocab due 6/1

Friday, May 19, 2017

Note taking workshop (Thurs. and Fri.)

Agenda:

  • Review what notes and source cards could look like
  • Workshop for own source


Homework:

  • Notes for source (digital or index cards) will be due on Wed.
  • 6/1 vocab

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Directions on Note Taking

Agenda:

  • Read sample articles
    • https://www.doi.gov/blog/15-facts-about-our-national-mammal-american-bison
    • http://www.grandforksherald.com/news/region/4028314-buffalo-now-national-mammal-after-obama-signs-bison-legacy-act
  • Overview of notes
    • Printed version
    • Digital version
  • Practice Note Cards or Digital Notes
    • 1 source and multiple notes/note cards needed
    • If digital, you will need to submit to classroom
Homework:
  • Finish the practice note cards

Monday, May 15, 2017

Source Workshop

Agenda:

  • Workshop time to evaluate sources
  • Improv if extra time

Homework:
  • 6/1--vocab due
  • sources due WED!!

Friday, May 12, 2017

Introduction to Improv

Agenda:

  • Rules of improv
  • Salesman improv (slideshow)

Homework:
  • 5/17 --research due (4 credible sources min.)
  • 6/1--vocab due

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Workshop: Research

Agenda:


  • Overview of what sort of information to look for
  • Google Scholar Tour: scholar.google.com
  • Time to find own research (4 sources min, if on pace)
Homework:
  • Sources due 5/17
  • Vocab due 6/1

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Website Evaluation

Agenda:

  • Review evaluation tips
  • Practice
  • Supporting Detail workshop time

Homework:
  • Supporting Detail analyses are due tomorrow
  • 6/1--vocab due
  • **You already should have submitted your topic on an index card**

Monday, May 8, 2017

Final Supporting Detail Workshop

Agenda:

  • Final workshop to complete supporting detail analyses
Homework:
  • Wed--all 4 analyses due
  • 6/1--Vocab list due

Friday, May 5, 2017

Finding a Specific Purpose and Thesis

Agenda:

  • PPT and writing a specific purpose
  • Testing your specific purpose
  • Writing a draft thesis
  • Sample speech--this might be what your speech ends up looking like

Homework:
  • Supporting Info Analyses are due 5/10
  • 6/1 Vocab is due

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Supporting Information Workshop

Continue Supporting Info Workshop--all due 5/10

Vocab list due 6/1

**Please come tomorrow with an idea of what your topic is going to be.  You may need to revisit your brainstorming activities as well as your topic analyses.**

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Topic Analysis

Agenda:

  • Vocab warm up
  • Choose two topic areas
  • Complete mind mapping with one
  • Complete journalist questions with another
  • Workshop time for supporting information analyses

Homework:
  • Vocab due 6/1
  • Topic analyses due 5/10
  • You should have completed the topic analysis before the end of class today

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Brainstorming: News and Media Prompts

Agenda:

  • What are news and media prompts?
  • Finding three possible topics
  • Workshop: Supporting Information

Homework:
  • Brainstorming should be completed for tomorrow
  • 5/10--Supporting Information Analyses are due

Monday, May 1, 2017

Workshop for Supporting Information

Agenda:

  • Workshop for supporting information

Homework:
  • Prepare to finish brainstorming activities tomorrow