Classroom Activities

Class Activities

Overview: This activity has two main goals. The first is to situate conclusions as much more than afterthoughts in the writing process; it aims to cultivate rhetorical awareness of the moves that scholars tend to make, encouraging students to reflect on the capacities of a concluding space across the different modes and disciplines with which they are engaged. The second is to give students a chance to start drafting or... Read More
A white whale swims through the ocean.
Overview: This activity has two main goals. The first is to situate conclusions as...
Activity Showcase, Structure/Organization, News, Activities
A person works at a laptop and writes in a notebook.
Overview: This activity invites students to explore how materiality affects content...
Reflection, Genre/Modes, Rhetoric, Style, Week 1, Week 2, Activities
A field of green grass with a chalk white line drawn in the middle.
Overview: This activity is a modified version of commonly-used “Crossing the Line”...
Activity Showcase, Cultural Rhetorics, PWR 1, PWR 2, Week 1, Week 2, News, Activities
Tools hang from the wall in a workshop.
Overview: These two activities are designed to introduce students to the idea of a...
PWR 1, RA, Rhetoric, Revision, Week 1, Week 2, Activities
A stack of newspapers rolled up.
Overview: This activity is designed to introduce students to rhetorical analysis. It...
PWR 1, RA, Rhetoric, Week 1, Activities
Overview: This activity is an in-depth modification of a traditional scavenger hunt...
Library, PWR 1, Week 4, Activities