Pairings Blog FAll 2018
You must write, "Posting #" at the top of each posting. See the dates below or your directions sheet for more info on entries.
Dates for Pairings:
Initial Posting: — 9/10 (set up at school)
You will also be finishing your 2nd process paper as you read and post for Book 1, so allocate your time carefully. Keep in mind September break dates.
Posts #1 –3: 1st book reflections, analysis, and response — Finish by 10/2.
Post #4, Partner 1: Argue something related to the author's main argument, a significant claim, or an issue presented. Post no later than 10/4 by midnight. Partner 2: Defend, qualify, or refute Partner #1's argument. Post no later than 10/5 by midnight. If your partner has neglected to post, then follow Partner #1's prompt.
In-class Discussion for Book 1: 10/8
Start Book 2 no later than 10/3.
Posts #5–7: Now Partner #2 starts. 2nd book reflections, analysis, and response — Finish by 10/24.
Post #8, Partner 2: Argue something related to the author's main argument, a significant claim, or an issue presented. Post no later than 10/25 by midnight. Partner 1: Defend, qualify, or refute Partner #2's argument. Post no later than 10/29 by midnight. If your partner has neglected to post, then follow Partner #2's prompt.
Entry #9: Synthesis Posting (See Prompt) — Both partners must post on 10/30 by midnight. No specified order of who must post first.
Entry #10: Evaluative Comparison Posting (See Prompt; write for 90 minutes!) — Finish by midnight on 11/6 . Do not start this entry until you have viewed the Presentation movie about what an evaluative comparison entails. You must follow one of the comparison organizational schemes. See your Writing Resources—Organization—mini outlines.
In-class Discussion for Book 2: 11/5