EWRT 211 Preparatory Reading and Writing Skills

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EWRT 211 Syllabus Winter 2019

EWRT 211 Syllabus Addendum

The Writing Assignment that Changes Lives by Anya Kamenetz

The Importance of Self Authoring: Writing your story to discover how your past has affected you and how to plan for your ideal future

How We Read and Why by John Green http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSYw502dJNY&;;feature=g-high-u

Stay Awake in Class! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oM3fWbwWA8I
Stay Focused and Single Task https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzbxpzKwDXA

- De Anza Library - http://www.deanza.fhda.edu/library/

- MLA (Modern language Association) 8th Edition updates on how to cite and document sources https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/
- Easy Works Cited "machine" http://easybib.com or citationmachine.net
- Color-coded, EXCELLENT quick guide to MLA parenthetical citation: http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/workshop/citmla.htm

Revision Options and Turnitin.com Directions 1:30 Winter 2019


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Essay #1 Health Guidelines
Example Health Essay

Example Health Essay #2

Example Health Essay #3

Example Health Essay #4

Example Health Essay #5

More Health Articles and Videos

"7 Ways Science Proves Early to Bed and Early to Rise Really Works" https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/289823

Supersize Me Youtube clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9__23-zjhM

CBS Report on Binge Drinking http://www.cbsnews.com/news/most-binge-drinkers-are-not-actually-alcoholics/

Harvard Study of Benefits of Yoga and Meditation

How Stress Affects Your Health by the American Psychological Association


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Essay #2 Wealth

More Wealth Articles and Videos

"8 Things That Make You Feel Rich that Have Nothing to do With Money " by Paul Hudson

Rich Quote

"Does Money Make You More Attractive "by Dan Savage

"It's 2015: Who Pays on the First Date" by Heather Long (CNN Money Contributor)

"No Satisfaction: Why What You Have is Never Enough" by Jonathan Clements (The Wall Street Journal)"


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Essay #3 Wisdom Guidelines

Essay #3 Options

Narrative Essay PowerPoint
How to Write a Narrative Essay

Sample Narrative Essay

More Wisdom Articles and Videos

The Science Behind Intuition: Why You Should Trust Your Gut by Kelley Turner PH.D.

Emotional Intelligence Katherine Fortier (TedX Youth)

What is Emotional Intelligence? by Michael Aker and Grover Porter

Multiple Intelligence and Learning Styles Test

Successful Entrepreneurs with Learning and Attention Issues by Amanda Morin

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Reflective Assignment


Rhetoric (How to Write)

OWL (Online Writing Lab) at Purdue University - The most comprehensive online Writing website https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/1/

Basic Elements of an Essay

Power Points of Class Lectures

Introduction to the class Powerpoint

Introduction to the Essay Powerpoint

3 Ways to Respond to an Article/Reading Powerpoint

PreWriting Powerpoint

Thesis Introductions and Titles Powerpoint

Development Paragraphs Powerpoint

Organization Powerpoint

Revision and Conclusions Powerpoint

Style Powerpoint



Perverse Grammar Rules: 

Sentence Fragments

Run On Sentences


Subject Verb Agreement

Comma Practice

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