Syllaweb for Writing 10 (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)


I am currently working on developing a syllaweb for our writing classes to give us simultaneously more structure and more opportunity for you to work on what interests you the most and at your own pace. The outline below will—ideally—be all links to various assignments and instructions. I would greatly appreciate any feedback you may have. You can click on the Discussion link above to leave me a message.

Introduction to the Class

Class Expectations
Plagiarism policy
Formatting
Headings
First Drafts
Revisions/Edits
Webfolio

Who Are We?
15 Sentence Portrait
Portrait Poems
Letter of Introduction

Warm Ups
101 Places
Personal Alphabet
Metaphorical Definitions
In Other Words
Word Strings
The Action of a Sentence
No Repeat Paragraph
No “E” Paragraph
Personal Metaphors

General Writing
Writing Process
Clarity
Audience
Openings
Closings
Titles
Skip line between title and body of paper

Narrative Writing
Crazy Excuse
Fractured Fairy Tale

Expository Writing
This I Believe Project
"Basic Expository"
--Birthday Page
Process Paper
Compare/Contrast
Cause and Effect

Persuasive Writing
Dictionary, Schmictionary
Opinion Papers
Letters to the Editor

Poetry
Seeing Like a Poet
Haiku
Tanka
Sestina
Villanelle
Sonnet
Sijo
Lantern Poem
Diamante
Cinquain
Kwansaba
Flarf
Where the Southern Cross the Dog: Writing the Blues
Tabloid Headline Poetry

Grammar/Usage/Mechanics Help
Run-on Sentence Help
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Sentence Fragment Help
Thesis Statement Help
Subject-Verb Agreement Help
Prounoun-Antecedent Agreement
Prounoun-Antecedent Clarity
Transitional Words/Phrases


Assignment 2: Writing Questionnaire
*Assignment 3: Portrait Poems
Assignment 4: 101 Places
*Assignment 5: Memory Paper
Assignment 6: Heartmap
Assignment 7: Stranger Than Fiction D1
Assignment 8: Seasons D1
Assignment 9: Who Are You? Essay
*Assignment 10: 15 Sentence Portrait
*Assignment 11: Expand from Generalization
Assignment 12: "Kick in the Butt" Story D1
Assignment 13: Harris Burdick Story D1
Assignment 14: Fractured Fairy Tales D1
Assignment 15: Tabloid Headline Poetry