1. Literacy Narrative

Unit Goals:

● Produce a final written project that indicates a clear rhetorical purpose and that is appropriate for a diverse audience of peers
● Use conventions of open-form prose
● Illustrate engagement with issues of language, literacy, rhetoric, or cultures
● Demonstrate knowledge of persuasive appeals and rhetorical concepts learned in the introductory unit
● Use specific language (descriptive, figurative, with attention paid to word choice)
● Produce a final draft that shows evidence of a thoughtful writing process, including invention, revision, and proof-reading
● Use syntax, punctuation, and spelling effectively in service of rhetorical purpose

Documents:

Literacy Narrative Assignment Sheet

Literacy Narrative Grading Rubric

Literacy Narrative Instructor’s Daily Lesson Plan

Additional Readings for Instructors

 

Extras:

Amy Tan: “Mother Tongue” – Exploding a Moment Exercise

Luc Sante: “Living in Tongues

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