ENWR100: Introduction to Writing

Teaching Resources

On this page you will find a diverse range of handouts, lesson plans, sample assignments, reference sheets and class exercises for use in the instruction of ENWR 100 provided by multiple instructors with experience in teaching ENWR 100. While many of the materials below are designed for this particular course in the program, they can be modified to suit the needs of your own course(s) and even considered for use with courses in other disciplines. Please note that the content below, though organized according to the target areas of the First-Year Writing curriculum, represents a variety of approaches to teaching writing at Montclair State University.

Teaching Resources for 105 & 106

EX = In-class Exercise; WS = Worksheet; AS = Assignment; LP = Lesson Plan; PP = PowerPoint

Sample Syllabi (Updated for Fall 2014)
Syllabi Checklist - DOC : PDF
Made with Words
- DOC : PDF

Essay Evaluation
Paper Grading Guidelines - PDF

Sample Essay Assignments
LP - Advertising - Unit Lesson Plan (Wagner) - ‌DOC : PDF
AS - Advertising - First Draft (Maloy) - : PDF
AS - Advertising - Second Draft (Maloy) - DOC : PDF
AS - Advertising - Final Draft (Maloy) - :
AS - Censorship (Maloy) - DOC : PDF
LP - Power of Words - Unit Lesson Plan (Maloy) - DOC : PDF
AS - Essay 4: Language, Identity & Power (Isaacs) - DOC : PDF

Portfolio
WS - Portfolio - Checklist (Maloy) - DOC : PDF
AS - Portfolio (Isaacs) - DOC : PDF

Analysis & Reading Strategies
EX - Advertising Appeals (Maloy) - : PDF
EX - How to Write a Summary (Gonzalez) - DOC : PDF
WS - Multi-Genre Worksheet (Wagner) - DOC :
EX - Reading Questions for Anzaldua & Salais (Maloy) - : PDF
WS - Writing Myths - DOC : PDF

Central Claim
WS - Central Claim (Wagner) -DOC : PDF

Organization
WS - Claim, Reason, Evidence (Keohane) - DOC : PDF
EX - Organization (Wagner) - DOC : PDF

Documenting & Utilizing Outside Sources

EX - How to Write a Summary (Gonzalez) - DOC : PDF
WS - Quote Sandwich (Maloy) - DOC : PDF
WS - Summarizing & Quoting (Maloy) - DOC : PDF
WS - Summarizing & Quoting I (Isaacs) - DOC :
WS - Summarizing & Quoting II (Isaacs) - DOC : PDF
EX - Thinking with and Against Other Writers (Keohane) - : PDF