EWRT 1A : Essay #2 Literary Analysis of Walking Dead

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1. Learning Objective: Students will identify correct MLA citation with quotes.

1.1. Instructional Resources and Activities

1.1.1. Fuzz + Clear on MLA citation at the start of Unit

1.1.2. Watch video on quote sandwiches: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0OmZX1Ea5s

1.1.3. Watch video on MLA In-Text Citation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HTaUHS1mnvw

1.1.3.1. Watch video on Works Cited: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Vo8_Jw71JI

1.1.4. Read: Walking Dead Book 1: http://www.amazon.com/The-Walking-Dead-Continuing-Survival/dp/1582406197

1.1.5. Annotated Chapters of Walking Dead book 1 and look for quotes and important themes

1.1.6. Watch: "Literary Analysis: Elements of a Narrative" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o37LgG3-oQs

1.2. Assignments

1.2.1. Dropbox: 3 important quotes sandwiches

1.2.1.1. Write 3 Quotes Sandwiches using the important quotes

1.2.1.1.1. Write an in-text citation & works cited for each quote post to student dropbox

1.2.2. Complete: Walking Citation Challenge

1.2.2.1. Students will find: 1. book, 1 website, 1 video, 1 scholarly journal article, and 1 newspaper/magazine article about the walking dead

1.2.2.1.1. Students will construct a Works Cited for each source using the MLA citation method

1.3. Assessment

1.3.1. Quiz on MLA Citation at the end of the Unit

1.3.2. Quote Sandwich Rubric

1.3.3. Citation Challenge Rubric

2. Learning Objective. Students will construct a thesis statement for a literary analysis essay.

2.1. Instructional Resources and Activities

2.1.1. Fuzzy/ Clear on Thesis statements

2.1.2. Watch video "Reading and Preparing to Write a Literary Analysis" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwcbjswsx80

2.1.3. Watch video "How to Plan an Essay" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eE8445fBW6s

2.1.4. Read: "Topic + Comment Thesis" handout on class website

2.1.5. Read: Essay #2 Prompt: "Analyzing the Walking Dead"

2.1.6. Read: Walking Dead Book 1

2.2. Annotate Essay #2 Prompt

2.2.1. Choose one prompt to write on

2.2.1.1. Freewrite an answer to the prompt

2.2.1.1.1. Brainstorm a list of details from The Walking Dead that support your freewrite

2.3. Assignments

2.3.1. Write a Thesis for Essay #2

2.3.1.1. Post Thesis to Discussion forum

2.3.1.1.1. Peer review thesis statements with Rubric

2.3.2. Dropbox: Essay #2: Walking Dead Analysis Essay

2.3.3. Dropbox: Essay #2 Outline

2.4. Assessment

2.4.1. Quiz on Thesis Statements

2.4.2. Essay #2 Grading Rubric criteria for Thesis statements

2.4.3. Thesis Statement Rubric

2.4.4. Essay #2 Outline Rubric

3. Skilsl Learned in Previous Unit:

3.1. Annotation

3.2. Quote Sandwiches

3.3. Essay Structure

3.4. Writing Process

3.4.1. Pre-writing skills

3.4.1.1. Brainstorming

3.4.1.1.1. Freewriting

3.5. Peer review