Organization

  • review book project timeline
  • Tracking your book project work (to submit documentation with the final product)
    • log on your blog or wiki page
    • save versions / drafts and number them
    • track changes

Editing Grammar "mini-lesson"

  • Principles and Pitfalls
    • Whose grammar: Prescriptivism v. descriptivism
    • S/V Agreement exceptions and pitfalls (341 - )
    • Split infinitives (pre v. des) 351 - discuss +/-
    • Dangling participles and dangling or misplaced modifiers - Look OUT! (356-60)
    • Pronoun / antecedent agreement: politics of "everyone" (361) - discuss +/- (pre v. des)
    • Parallel form is rhythmic, stylish, and mature (368)
  • Questions; other issues?

Book Project

  • In-class collection of material and editing
  • Review and consultation with prof. regarding proposals

Homework

  1. Continued editing of book project;
  2. Feedback on draft Book-Project-Rubric
  3. Einsohn Ch. 15 - Beyond Grammar