Week 12: Open Letters & Letters in entertaining formats

We will start off the week looking at open letters. We will also look at some effective ways the epistolary format was used in other media. We will have in-class time to work on your long-read projects and presentations as well. Letter #3 is also assigned.

Jump to…

Monday, November 13

  • Weekly writing for Week 11 (career exploration / cover letters) due by midnight.
  • Submit your post URL in Canvas.

Tuesday, November 14

Before Class

Things to think about:

In Class

Thursday, November 16

In Class

  • Explore letters in entertaining ways, such as TV shows, songs, podcasts, festivals, etc.
  • Letter #3: Gratitude, due in class on Tuesday, November 26
  • Continue to work on your final projects:

Weekly Writing

  1. This weekly writing should focus on any reading/activity/exercise/etc that you found particularly interesting this week.
  2. Weekly Writings will be due by Monday of each week.
  3. Submit your post URL in Canvas.

Commenting / Online Discussions

  • Commenting / Online Discussions
    • We will continue on commenting/discussing each other’s posts.
    • You will need to comment on 3 other students’ posts, based on the list below. This week you will comment on students who are 9, 10, 11 below you.
      • Molly
      • Ezra
      • Ella
      • Lucinda
      • Marc
      • Riley
      • Adina
      • Imala
      • Sophia
      • Gabrielle
      • Kathy
      • Michaelah
      • Rebecca
      • Melina
      • Johnny
    • Be sure to use our FYS183 group in Hypothes.is
    • You should comment before class next Tuesday.
    • Once you’ve commented on your three students, post their names in Canvas.