This is an activity created by myself and four others (named below) for Unit 5 in ENGL 250. The activity is a jigsaw discussion designed to demonstrate the process of completing the Doc. Essay
Students think about possible introductions and introduction techniques using a worksheet and peer feedback.
This activity forms students into 5 groups to teach each other evaluation criteria, and to learn how to evaluate the degree of success of a sample funding proposal.
This activity is used to teach ethos, pathos, and logos by asking students to create an infomercial. The activity takes about 50 minutes to run.
This activity teaches students how to do an effective summary and description. I bring two examples, both bad and good. I ask students to talk about how I have changed these descriptions to change these two dominant impressions.
This activity is used to help students perform the activity of “research.” The students and their classmates generate questions about a topic which can then be used to direct their search for information about a particular topic.