Revised Schedule

Portfolio Guidelines

Visual Argument

Rubric (pdf version if you have trouble with the Word version)

Reflection Letter and Rubric

iMovie HowTo

Style exam handouts - the first is an example of what to do. The next four are paragraphs for you to practice on.

Visual Rhetoric

Film Analysis

Photography Analysis

Articles to read for Wed. Oct. 14 - Read all four articles before voting. Don't let others' decisions sway yours if you think you're right!
Put an x in the box below to vote. Give ONE reason only so everyone can have a say. Save when you are done. Nothing under the discussion tab.

Article 1

Article 2
Article 3

Article 4
REASONS FOR YOUR VOTE - list one reason only followed by your name.

-Lower level language- Jenny Campfield
-Focuses on facts like newspapers-Weston A. Bryan
-Unsophisticated sentence structure/diction - Elizabeth Knape
-Length of the article is more suited to a newspaper than magazine - Lauren Burton
-The article is short at to the point. Not overly descriptive. - Kelsey Thelen
-The article's spacing.-Alycia Minshall
-Presentation of the facts -Kayla Montney
-Short paragraphs that focus on the facts-Sara Gensterblum
-The spacing is is like that of a newspaper article. - Alaina Dague
-concise and to the point; newspaper - Joshua Pugh
-relatively short and doesn't seem to have many overt opinions of the author- Calvin Yahn
-Says event happened Sunday, leading me to think it is a newspaper (generally weekly) rather than a magazine (typically monthly). Robert Brindley
-Doesn't go deep into detail and describing things; brief quotes. -Kat Nic
-Both the style and length of the paper resemble a newspaper article. -Mike D
-The way the articles spacing is set up. -Mitch Perry

-Written in sections similar to those in a magazine- Jenny Campfield
-Length and multiple headings are closer to a magazine's format-Weston A. Bryan
-It's too long to be a newspaper article - Elizabeth Knape
-There is a lot of pathos in the beginning which usually isn't there in a newspaper - Lauren Burton
-The article is long and has sections suited for a magazine. -Kelsey Thelen
-Again, the paragraph spacing--typical of newspapers.-Alycia Minshall
-Multiple headings; very lengthy -Kayla Montney
-Several sections-Sara Gensterblum
-Short, focused sections - Alaina Dague
-appeal to emotion; magazine - Joshua Pugh
-Seemed rather long and mostly one sided- Calvin Yahn
-Contained statments from multiple "experts" on the issue. Robert Brindley
-Much more description and pathos/emotion than a typical newspaper. -Kat Nic
-Longer, more detail, and format make this article seem like it's written for a magazine. -Mike D
-Very long article, probably too long for a newspaper. -Mitch Perry

-Author uses more creative descriptions- Jenny Campfield
-Author includes more personal stories you would find in a magazine-Weston A. Bryan
-Less formal tone, there's more personality in the writing - Elizabeth Knape
-Length of the paragraphs - Lauren Burton
-There is more pathos and it has more personal stories- Kelsey Thelen
-More of a personal view on the subject (first person, even). -Alycia Minshall
-The paragraphs are much longer than you would find in a newspaper -Kayla Montney
-Longer paragraphs with a much more personal tone-Sara Gensterblum
-Extensive use of pathos - Alaina Dague
-personal stories and creativity; magazine - Joshua Pugh
Seemed long and focused on personal stories- Calvin Yahn
-Referenced a visual history and another article in the publication, implying a more organized group effort. Robert Brindley
-Personality, creativity, more in depth. -Kat Nic
-Long paragraphs and the use of pathos aren't as frequent in newspaper articles. -Mike D
-There is a lot of detail and personal stories. -Mitch Perry

-Written with factual diction- Jenny Campfield
-Not enough creative language to be a magazine-Weston A. Bryan
-The title is what gave it away - it's just like a newspaper headline - Elizabeth Knape
-Very short, factual paragraphs - Lauren Burton
-More facts and less personal stories - Kelsey Thelen
-Again, the spacing.-Alycia Minshall
-Presentation of the facts -Kayla Montney
-Focuses on facts-Sara Gensterblum
-Clear presentation of the facts. - Alaina Dague
-focus on logos; newspaper - Joshua Pugh
-A little long but no personal stories to spice it up- Calvin Yahn
-Again, appears to reference several "experts". Robert Brindley
-Very to-the-point, even though it was long, each paragraph was factual, no personal stories. -Kat Nic
-Concise and fact-y. This was probably in a newspaper. -Mike D
-Very factual, not very creative. -Mitch Perry

Unit One

Unit Two

Unit Three

Rhetorical Analysis Guidelines

Lorem Ipsum

Style Presentations

Worksheet for Group Conferences

Schedule - Subject (extremely) to change except due dates, which are rock solid

"Not to be" link

Eliminating Wordiness Handout

Research Design Pp

Threes powerpoint

Fragments Handout

Conciseness Handout

Long Sentences Handout

Parallelism handout

Active Verbs Ppt

Antithesis Handout

Loose and Periodic Sentences Handout

Modifiers and How Not to Dangle Them