Goals: a.To use evidence from the text in an academic discussion, b. To respond to varying viewpoints in a discussion using your own opinions, evidence from the text, and evidence from the discussion itself.
Opener: Philosophy Phriday! What makes good writing? Don’t answer this as a student trying to say what you think teachers want to hear -- think about it as a human being. What qualities does a well-written book, essay, article, or other form of writing have (online and social media count). How does what is “good” vary from format to format?
Handouts in Class: none (see yesterday's agenda)
Terms and Vocabulary: none
Work Assigned and Collected:
a. You wrote your responses to the Macbeth seminar, which I collected in class
1. Re-read all of your notes from the seminar today, as well as the seminar assignment and the “Instructions for Seminar Responses” handout. Choose at least two comments from the seminar today that you will use for your response tomorrow and write a brief outline of your response on the Post-Seminar Notes page in the packet.