Money quotes from “The Business of Internet Outrage”
Activity: Open your holistic annotation + money quotes Google Doc in your WRT folder and:
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1. Copy + paste a significant quote from the podcast.
2. Explain what is happening at that point in the podcast and why this quote is clarifying, special, or otherwise important.
3. Raise a question, draft a brief response, pose an objection or a passionate agreement — basically anything that is sticking with you after the podcast.
4. Once you are finished, paste it into the appropriate 💰🗯 class doc:
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Follow up from from last class:
Slides from Cloud :
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-Sec 3 — groups 3 +4
-Sec 4 — groups 3, 4, + 5
Today’s lesson is transitional; we move away from the granular fact-checking we did in Unit 1, and take a step back to ask some of the more difficult questions of the course. Let’s begin by taking a look at the Unit 2 description.
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Today we are working in the lab on revising and publishing your final posts for Unit 1: the Truth-o-meter assignment. As I mentioned on Tuesday, I really want to see you using this time wisely (being productive, asking questions, solving problems, etc.).
Also! A limited time offer: add the appropriate Buckmaster-made Luth-o-meter gif from this folder to the end of your post (depending on the conclusion of your fact-check) and you get 1 bonus point.
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Today we are workshopping drafts of your Truth-o-meter posts. Before we get to that, please know you can and should use The Writing Center for help.
Note: If you meet with someone before Tuesday, I will give you 5 extra points. To get this, I will need proof that you went there — not that you made an appointment — so be sure to ask your tutor to complete a consultation report (sometimes referred to as a client report form) and send a screenshot of that to me.
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