English 1A Pathways Fall 2015
Syllabus and Schedules
- Critical Analysis Essay
- Film Club Project
- Film List for Film Club Project
- In-Class Essay Expansion/Revision
- An Exercise in Analyzing and Evaluating Movies
- Questions for Tomorrowland
- Martin Curiel Quoting Exercise [DOCX]
- Martin Curiel Interview Questions [DOCX]
- Critical Film Analysis: Outline + Thesis
- Extra Credit Opportunities
- Peer Review Sheet for Rhetorical Analysis
- Peer review sheet for Profile/Site Visit Essay
- Peer review for Critical Response Essay
- Peer review for In-Class Essay Expansion/Revision
- "A Millennial Named Bush"
- Regrets of an Accomplished Child
- "Critical thinking Creativity: The Skills Workers Really Need"
- Excerpt from The Republic of Imagination [PDF]
- "The Green-Collar Solution"
- "The Three Wise Men" Excerpt from The Circle [PDF]
- Excerpt from Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World
- Working in the Shadows excerpt [PDF]
- interview with Azar Nafisi, author of The Republic of Imagination
- "For Muslim Prom Queen, There's no King"
- "Martin Curiel: Jefferson Award"
- Sample Reviews #1 Born Into Brothels
- Sample Reviews #2 Tomorrowland
- Sample Reviews #3 Song of the Sea & Whale Rider
- "Dave Eggers' The Circle Fails as Satire but Succeeds as Prophecy" review for Assessment Exercise
- "Pillows for Peace"
- "Generation Q" by Thomas Friedman [DOCX]
- "The Woman Who Plants Peace" profile of Wangari Maathai
- "We Deride them as 'Migrants': Why not Call Them 'People' ?"
- Fight Street Crime: Paint the Barrio
- Why We Love Juno: Sample film analysis
- How the Millennials Won Me Over
- This is How the 1% Give
Principles of Rhetoric and Writing
- Analyzing Arguments Basic Questions [DOC]
- The Appeals and the Modes [DOCX]
- Evaluation Criteria [DOC]
- Considering Kairos [DOCX]
- Advice on Transitions [DOCX]
- Revision Strategies [DOCX]
- Some Principles for Writing Personal Essays [DOCX]
- Advice on Introductions and Conclusions [DOCX]
- Strategies for Researching Movies
- Elements of a Film Review
- Grand Course Summary and Evaluation