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American Literature and AP English Instructor  
   
 

Project assignment sheets and supporting materials

 

Assignment sheets only for all major projects
  1. Unit One, the hard sciences: Formal observation report
  2. Unit Two, the social sciences: Experience-based theory critique
  3. Unit Three, the humanities:
    • Part I, original interpretation of a print or non-print text.
    • Part II, comparative rhetorical analysis of two scholarly interpretations of a print or non-print text
  4. Unit Four, a review of the discourse communities: capstone multidisciplinary literature review on a single topic

 

Course Organization and all supporting materials

 

Introduction (Weeks 1 -2): A Rhetorical Perspective on Language

 

 
Unit I: Inquiry and Writing in the Sciences (Weeks 2 -5)

Oral Presentation:

Project 1:

 

Unit II: Inquiry and Writing in the Social Sciences (Weeks 6 - 9)

Survey Study Project

Project 2:

 

Unit III: Inquiry and Writing in the Humanities (Weeks 10-12)

Project 3: Part I

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Project 3: Part II

 

Unit IV: Academic Discourse Communities: A Review and an Overview (Week 13 - 16)

Project 4:

  1. Teacher *ANNOTATED* sample lit review portion only
  2. Sample lit review portion only 1
  3. Sample lit review portion only 2
  4. Sample lit review portion only 3

Oral Presentation on Project 4 (final exam):