RHET 1302, Summer 2007
Assignments and Academic Calendar
All assignments are due by the next class period unless noted
otherwise. Assignments from The Aims of Argument textbook denoted
byA A ; assignments from A Writer's Resource denoted byAW R
Wed \u2013 June 6: Intro to course \u2013 Sign up for presentations.
Assignm ents: ReadA A Ch. 1 & 2 andAW R Ch. 4.
Mon \u2013 June 11: Discussion ofEA A Ch 1 & 2 andQ A Ch. 4
Assignm ents: Record an observation in your Portfolio; Read Ch. 4 inA A
and bring a magazine to class which has gender related advertisements.
Wed \u2013 June 13: Discussion of Visual Argument and small group rhetorical
analysis of emotional and value appeals in magazine ads.
Assignm ents: Record an observation in your Portfolio and read \u201cThe
Dangers of Femininity.\u201d Read EAA Chp. 15 & 16.
Mon \u2013 June 18: Discuss\u201c The Dangers of Femininity.\u201d Essay 1 Assigned .
Assignm ents: Record an observation in your Portfolio; Read EAA Chp 8
Wed \u2013 June 20: Class analysis using Toulmin Method. Work on Essay 1.
Watch Film in class.
Assignm ents: Work on Essay 1
Mon \u2013 June 25: Essay 1 Rough Draft due \u2013 Peer Review and
Conference with Instructor.
Assignm ents: Record an observation in your Portfolio. Work on Essay 1
Wed \u2013 June 27: Essay 1 Final Draft Due . In-Class work on Essay 2 \u2013
Visual Assignment. Watch film in class.
Assignm ents: Work on Essay 2. Read EAA Chps 10, 11, 12.
Mon \u2013 July 2: Discussion of EAA chapters. Watch film in class.
Assignm ents: Record an observation in your Portfolio; Read \u201cBrokeback
Mountain\u201d and \u201cThe Lottery.\u201d
Mon \u2013 July 9: Discussion of assigned readings. Class discussion of
grammar, format, mechanics, evidence, fallacies, and plagiarism
discussion (bring AWR Handbook). Discussion on Presentations.
Assignm ents: Work on Essay 2. Record Observation in Portfolio.