Assignment for Sept. 7/8

Posted by Jill Van Wyke
  1. Please bring your AP Stylebook to class Tuesday/Wednesday.
  2. Read “Writing Tools” 5 and 6.
  3. Read “Working With Words” ch. 3, up to the section beginning Pronoun Cases. Pay special heed to common nouns vs. proper nouns and trademark use; forming plurals; and forming possessives.
  4. Read “Coaching Writers” chapters 4 and 5. Then, read and comment on my post on writers’ idiosyncrasies. Engage in the conversation. Respond to your classmates. MW class, post your initial and follow-up comments by 6 p.m. Tuesday. TR class, post yours  by 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Looking Ahead:

  • Monday class doesn’t meet next week (Labor Day)
  • AP style, crime and courts, Emma and Haley, Sept. 8
  • The first round of blogging begins Sept. 8. Post by 6 p.m. on your day.
  • Sept. 8: Megan B., Jessica A., Skylar B.
  • Sept. 9: Hilary D., Caitlin F., Greg B.
  • Read and comment on your classmates’ posts.

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