Remember these important things for your seminar!
tpol schedule- thursday, may 28
Your key TPOL documents are below.
ALL the information you need for TPOLs in in these two documents!
Look below for key deadlines and information.
Document 1: TPOL Overview- See this document for overview, rubric, schedule, and seminar group leader assignments.
Document 2: TPOL Preparation- Make a copy of this document, share with your seminar group leader, and put all prep work on here.
TPOL Deadlines and Dates
Email to Seminar Group Leader (Due: Monday, 5/18 by 9:00 am)
You can find your Seminar Group Leader in the scheduling document linked above. Write and send email to your group leader that includes the following:
TPOL Seminar Text: The 6 Declines of Modern Youth (Kurt Hanh, 1886-1974)
Yes, this is all. It’s REALLY short! You can thank us later.
Want more detail on these, and a bit of a challenge? Check out this short expansion on Hanh’s ideas here, in this excerpt from a speech he gave in 1965: Address on the Founding Day Ceremony of the Athenian School.
TPOL Annotations (Due: Tuesday, May 19 by 9:00 am)
Please put all annotations on your TPOL Prep Document. You need to do at least FIVE annotations for this text.
TPOL Coaching Activity (DUE: Tuesday, May 19 by 9:00 am)
Please see the TPOL Prep Document for details on this assignment. This is meant to ensure that you have a solid understanding of the text, and have thought through some of the main themes of the TPOL.
TPOL Practice Seminar and Tech Troubleshoot (Due: Wednesday, May 20)
Expect this to be a short (15-30 minute) meeting. In this check in, you will meet with your seminar group leader, shake out any technical difficulties, and have a final overview of the TPOL expectations. This is a REQUIRED meeting!
Group A- Lori Fisher (11:00-11:30)
Group B- Dave Farkas (11:00-11:30)
Group C- Tina Hott (12:30-1:00)
Group D- Lori Fisher (11:30-12:00)
Group E- Dave Farkas (11:30-12:00)
Group F- Susy Raleigh (12:30-1:00)
TPOL Seminar Prewrite (Friday, May 22, 9:00 am)
This must be typed, and between 500-750 words total. Please put this on your TPOL Prep Document.
TPOLS (Tuesday 5/26, Wednesday 5/27, and Thursday 5/28)
Please see the Document 1: TPOL Overview for your seminar time and date!
Hey all! Just a reminder that ALL your work should be AT THE TOP of your copy of Online Seminar Work.
Please copy and paste ALL the stuff from this week's document (linked above) onto your original document that should already be shared with me.
Week 7 Humanities Deadlines
Week 7: Choose Writing and Post to Critique Group (Due: Monday, 5/11, NOON)
For this week, you need to choose ONE of the pieces of writing you’ve done to be critiqued and to revise. You could choose to revise any of the following:
Once you have decided which piece you would like to revise, post it to the critique group document linked on your Online Seminar Document.
Week 7: Critique Writing for your Group (Due: Wednesday, 5/13, 3:30 pm)
A strong piece of creative writing always has two components:
In your critiques, you will helping them to strengthen both of these components. You must leave at least three comments on each piece of writing posted to your group (make more if you feel inspired!). The comments should include the following:
Week 7 Office Hours: Revision Help! (Thursday, 5/14, 11:00-12:00)
Come to a Google Hangout to get help understanding the writing assignment for the week, to get feedback on something you’ve written, or to discuss your ideas with Lori and some classmates!
Join video conference: meet.google.com/uup-hsrc-hoy
Join by phone: +1 219-401-0618 PIN: 563 793 470#
Week 7: Revise Your Writing
Okay, now it’s time for the hard work to begin. Once you have received critique, you should go back to that piece, and revise it to make it more powerful, more clear, more striking. Use the feedback you were given from your critique group, plus any comments you received from me on your original writing.
In order to get credit for this week, you need to engage in this process fully- for the final draft, I need to be able to see substantial revision, and for you to be able to articulate what changes you made and why.
Stuck with revision? Try the exercises linked on the Online Seminar Document to help you.
Week 7: Written Response (DUE: Monday, 5/18, 9:00 am)
In the space designated in your Online Seminar Document, you need to post three things:
Lori Fisher, Humanities Teacher