ENWR105: Intellectual Prose

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 105 provided by multiple instructors with experience in teaching ENWR 105.  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 100 & 106

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

Sample Syllabi (Updates for Spring 2014 forthcoming)
American Mashup (Logan) - DOC : PDF
Emerging (Dowd) - DOC : PDF
From Inquiry to Academic Writing
(Troyan) - DOC : PDF
New World Reader (Hoeflinger) - DOC : PDF

Web Resources for Texts
Emerging (Hamilton) - DOC : PDF
From Inquiry to Academic Writing (Hamilton) - DOC : PDF

Sample Essay Assignments
AS - Sample Documented Essay (Isaacs) - DOC : PDF

Portfolio
AS - Portfolio Assignment (Isaacs) - DOC : PDF
AS - Portfolio Assignment (Obadike) - DOC : PDF

Analysis & Reading Strategies
WS - Making Connections with Professional Writers (Keohane) - DOC : PDF

Central Claim
WS - Central Claim & the Larger Idea (Maloy) - DOC : PDF
WS - Central Claim Development (Reid) - DOC : PDF
WS - Coming Up with a Central Claim (Behlman) - : PDF

Development
EX - Utilizing a Variety of Support (Reid) - DOC : PDF
WS - Linking Support (Reid) - DOC : PDF

Organization
WS - Introductions (Hamilton) - DOC : PDF
WS - Revising Organization: Reverse Outline (Isaacs) - DOC : PDF

Clarity of Prose
WS - Editing: Four Common Errors (Isaacs) - DOC : PDF
WS - Editing: Four More Common Errors (Isaacs) - DOC : PDF
EX - Effect of Tone: Understanding Audience & Reader (Hamilton) - DOC : PDF
WS - Fixing Error Patterns (Maloy) - DOC : PDF
WS - Sensory Details (Hamilton) - DOC : PDF
WS - Sentence Checker: Punctuation & Fragments (Hamilton) - DOC : PDF
WS - Teaching Clarity (Isaacs) - DOC : PDF

Documenting & Utilizing Outside Sources
EX - Documentation Strategies (Isaacs) - DOC : PDF
EX - Five Suggestions for Using Quotations (Maloy) - DOC : PDF
EX - How to Write a Summary (Gonzalez) - DOC : PDF
EX - Quoting Round Robin (Gonzalez) - DOC : PDF
EX - Summarizing & Quoting (Isaacs) - DOC : PDF
WS - Summarizing, Paraphrasing & Quoting (Maloy) - DOC : PDF
EX - Thinking with & Against Other Writers (Keohane) - DOC : PDF

Revision & Peer Review
EX - Criterion-Based Peer Review (Isaacs) - DOC : PDF
EX - Criterion-Based Peer Review - DOC : PDF
EX - Documented Essay Workshop (Hamilton) - DOC : PDF
WS - Generating More Writing: Loop Writing (Isaacs) - PDF
EX - Introduction & Conclusion Workshop (Moss) - DOC : PDF
WS - Models for Promoting Successful Revision (Faculty Workshop) - DOC : PDF
EX - Peer Review: Eleven Questions (Art) - DOC : PDF
WS - Revising Intro & Conclusion (Isaacs) - DOC : PDF
EX - Revison Peer Review (Isaacs) - DOC : PDF
EX - Revision Questions for Writers (Isaacs) - DOC : PDF
WS - Teaching Revision - DOC : PDF

Evaluation
EX - Mid-Semester Evaluation (Mullen) - DOC : PDF
WS - Synopsis of 105 (Hamilton) - DOC : PDF