Activities and Handouts

The in-class activities and handouts here work toward a variety of skills, including introductions, peer review, group discussion, audience awareness, transition sentences, and using library tools. In-class activities and handouts for targeting individual grammar skills can be found on the Grammar page.

Close Reading One

Close Reading Two

Annotation Homework

Annotation Worksheet

Fishbowl Discussion Activity

Summary Grid

Summary Practice

Paraphrase and Synthesis

Quote Sandwiches

Formulating an Issue Based Question


Strong vs. Weak Claims

Logical Fallacies

Targeting Your Audience

Transitions Worksheet

Notecards for Transition Activity

Peer Review Worksheet

Revising for Higher Order Concerns

Grammar Presentation Assignment

Revision Plan Handout

Student Self-Assessment Worksheet

[Note: Sample student writing will be provided during orientation.]