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Assignment from Rachel McCabe, Bedford New Scholar 2018 Essay 1: Applying a Definition Approximate Word Count: 850-1000 Points: 150 Primary Texts: William Faulkner, “A Rose for Emily” Flannery O’Connor, “A Good Man is Hard to Find” Edgar Allan Poe, “Annabel Lee” Definitional Texts: Wolfgang Kayser, The Grotesque in Art and Literature Michael…
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Sonya Tiratsuyan
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Karita dos Santos
The Bedford Bibliography of Research in  Writing Instruction contains over 370 annotations representing research and publications in  writing instruction (OWI).   OWI for this context is defined as “using computer technology to learn writing from a teacher, tutor, or other students and by using it to communicate about that writing, share writing…
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Sonya Tiratsuyan
Peter Adams discusses co-requisite composition courses. 
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Ed Becker
Heard this on MTP on MSNBC last night.   A panda bear walks into a bar and orders a sandwich. The waiter brings him the sandwich. The panda bear eats it, pulls out a pistol, kills the waiter, and gets up and starts to walk out. The bartender yells for him to stop. The panda bear asks, “What do you want?” The bartender replies, “First you come in… (Show more)
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Bedford New Scholar
Assignment from Kristin vanEyk, Bedford New Scholar 2018   Key idea: Constructing an argument with experience as evidence. This assignment asks you to write about literacy using your own experiences as evidence for a broader argument. While this essay will be about literacy, you will certainly write essays for other courses and purposes in the…
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Sonya Tiratsuyan
Activities Rubrics Assignments Syllabi Modules Topics Miscellaneous Try these activities to introduce The Bedford Handbook, 10e Rubric 6: Research Paper Assignment Assignment 7: Rhetorical Analysis Syllabus 5: Writer’s Help, in Critical Reading and Writing, fall semester Module 16: Addressing writing in the disciplines Teaching with Hacker…
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Leah Rang
Assignment by Daniel Libertz, Bedford New Scholar 2018   BackgroundThis activity addresses two things about academic writing: How certainty and doubt at the sentence level are rhetorically deployed. How we can look at sentences to see writing as a knowledge-making activity and use this perspective in revision.   Sometimes, students are too certain…
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BJ Sunnarborg
Is there an Instructor Resource with content for Real Writing Essentials*From Paragraph to Essay  by Anker and Moore that I can download worksheets?
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Sonya Tiratsuyan
This document serves as a directory of information regarding acceleration in composition.  What is ALP? This link takes you to the Accelerated Learning Program (ALP) website. What is CAP? This link takes you to the California Acceleration Project (CAP) website.   State information California: What’s the bill in California that’s causing all the…
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