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First-Year Seminar (105-6-20)


Bon Appetit! Mastering the Art of Composition


Meaghan Morrissa Fritz
555 Clark St, #238

Meeting Info

Parkes Hall 213: Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00AM - 10:50AM

Overview of class

Get hungry! ENG 105-6 explores the art of composition through writing, reading, and talking about food. From reflecting on personal food memories to crafting arguments about how and why we eat what we do, this course will hone your writing skills in areas crucial to college level writing.

Learning Objectives

Together this quarter we will…
1) Identify elements of "good" and "bad" writing styles and arguments.
2) Develop effective writing styles for a variety of genres.
3) Construct compelling thesis statements.
4) Locate and effectively utilize evidence to support an argument.
5) Converse cogently and convincingly with others' arguments in writing and conversation.
6) Evaluate your peers' writing, and self-assess your own writing, constructively.

Class Materials (Required)

They Say/I Say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing, Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein, 4th edition
Eating Animals, Jonathan Safran Foer

Class Attributes

WCAS First-Year Seminar

Enrollment Requirements

Enrollment Requirements: Reserved for First Year & Sophomore only