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Student Learning Outcomes- My Translation

Rhetorical Knowledge:
Writers will learn to write using prior knowledge of not only multiple other writings and their
styles, but how to get an audiences attention, to show a clear purpose behind their writing,
and make writing choices that directly impact the audience.
By the end, students should be able to:
Use rhetoric (ability to persuade or make a judgement) to compose a variety of
writings using various forms of technology, and appealing to multiple audiences
by adapting their work to fit each individual audience group.
Understand the differences between genres of writings and be able to assess
why the authors choose a certain genre, and how to identify any genre by the
style of writing and the context.
Have the ability to shift their style of writing across the board to appeal to
multiple audiences and pertain to multiple situations of writing.
Critical Reading:
Writers will learn how to dig deeper into texts and spot the differences between evidence and
opinion/aggression. They will be able to evaluate different sources and establish their
credibility.
By the end, students should be able to:
Read to accommodate knowledge and factual information.
Analyze not only their work, but others and understand why they/the other
author chose to write the text the way they did and see the value in rhetoric.
Locate and evaluate multiple sources of information, opinions, and factual
evidence pertaining to their writing topic.
Use a large range of texts to see how verbal and nonverbal aspects of writing
affect the audience.
Composing Processes:
Writers will use different strategies for writing and learn to become more flexible with when
and how they draft and finalize their works.
By the end, students should be able to:
Show flexibility in the entire process of writing
Allow others to make corrections to your work, and learn from other authors
writing to make your own better. Know that reading someones work is a form of
language.
Use not only your own arguments but others to justify your side, and contradict
for effect. Engage with more materials during the process of writing.
Knowledge of Conventions:
Know the differences in writing styles between genres. Make sure your writing purpose
coincides with the way you write your story and the things you state within your story.
By the end, students should know:
How to differentiate between genres on multiple writings, and understand why
they fall into said genre.

Understand why genre rules vary from genre to genre.


Cite your sources and annotate when you can to give the authors fair credit.
Learn the flow of writing sentences, and master it. No one likes choppy, unclear
sentence structures.
Critical Reflection:
A writers ability to explain why they wrote something, and explain their thought process
throughout.
By the end, students should know:
How to reflect on their own works
How to write about past events and be able to reflect clearly on them.
How to show their writing process within their works and establish their
knowledge of rhetoric and conventions in their works.
How to show that demonstrating is a necessary part of learning, thinking and
communicating.