Deep Reading Goals
Finish, print, and assemble your Deep Reading packet if you didn't finish it in class today. DUE: Start of class, Tuesday. That means printed and stapled BEFORE class starts!
Deep Reading Goals
Finish the Deep Reading Goals listed above if you didn't finish them in class!
Hey everyone, sorry about the library time mix-up. Totally my fault. I promise to be more careful in the future!
Need a Conference?
Lori's in the lobby by the front doors if you need to talk or need help finding or making sense of sources!
Deep Reading Goals for Today:
Starter 6: SPAM is here!
Deep Reading Work Time
Review: Daily Objectives and Fundraising Protocol
Review the objectives and goals for this week, and the fundraising protocol for those of you who need to raise some cash! Both documents are linked on the Senior Project page of my DP.
Deep Reading and Research Goal:
Finish the Deep Reading goal if you didn't in class today. Remember, these deadlines are NOT flexible, so if you are absent (ahem, skiing...), there are NO EXTENSIONS, whether the absence is excused are not.
Starter 4: Senior Project Advisor Survey
Take the survey linked above to help us figure out who your Senior Advisor will be!
Deep Reading Assignment Goals
Starter 3: Alumni Advice
Research Question Conferences
I'll be calling you up one at a time to conference with me about your research questions. Most of these will be fairly short.
Deep Reading Daily Goal:
By the start of class tomorrow, you should aim for...
If you didn't finish the daily goal (see above) in class, finish it before class tomorrow!
Starter 2: Research Quote
Read the quote linked above. As you read it, underline and highlight sentences or ideas that strike or surprise you. When you are done reading, respond in writing to the following questions:
Sample Paper Discussion
Get into a group of 3-4 students. It doesn't matter which thesis you read. Bring with you your reading notes and the thesis you read yesterday. In your groups, discuss the following, and have one person jot down some notes for our debrief:
Research Goal and Time!
Time to use that database! Your goal today is to find at least one good academic source from the library database, and print it out (feel free to use my printer for this)
Starter 1: Independent Work Survey
Take the survey linked above! Make sure the click the "send me a copy of my results" button at the bottom of the page before you submit- we'll be coming back to these later! We'll review the results as a class, and then in pairs you'll discuss the following things:
Info Dump: Review Deadlines, Honors, Expectations, etc.
Research Question Refinment
Complete the workshop linked above to refine your research question (I won't say finalize, because many of them will still morph as you continue researching...as they should!). Show it to Lori for the final round of feedback before moving on.
Research Question Compilation
To get us started on choosing your outside Senior Project Advisor, we need a complete list of your research questions and project ideas. Go to the google doc linked above, and follow the directions!
Sample Senior Thesis Analysis
Choose ONE of the student examples based on the discipline of your own research question. Read it, and take some notes on what you notice about how the paper is structured, and what you notice generally about their thesis.
Senior Thesis Examples:
Read and annotate the sample senior thesis. Have it done when you walk into class tomorrow!
Lesson plans posted daily. Come here to see what you missed, find instructions, etc.