- Katie Durant
- Literature, Composition and Rhetoric
- Material Type:
- Assessment, Full Course, Homework/Assignment, Lesson Plan, Reading, Syllabus
- Community College / Lower Division, College / Upper Division
- Creative Commons Attribution
- Media Formats:
- Downloadable docs
Essay 2 Annotated Bibliography and Rubric
Essay 3 Final Essay Assignment and Rubric
Essay 3 Final Essay Introduction
Handout - Conscription and the U.S. Draft
Handout - The Quang Ngai Province and the My Lai Massacre
Handout -Tips on Reading a Collection of Linked Short Fiction
Instructions for This Course
Readings from Composition II
Suggested Class meeting Discussions
Suggested OER Syllabus Composition II
Composition II: The Things We All Carry
This course incorporates original OER materials with readings from the novel The Things They Carried, by Tim O'Brien, a gripping and compassionate account of a platoon of U.S. soldiers in the Vietnam War and readings from the textbook Composition II from Lumen Learning. The course will challenge students in their reading and writing skills while providing them with a historical and cultural context to better understand war, peace, and the human condition.
These are documents that explain the main parts of this course and how to deploy them. You will find a syllabus, class discussion prompts, writing exercises, and an outline of the textbook readings.
Here you will find some of the articles used in the syllabus. These were taken from the NEA Big Read initiative, "Teacher's Guide." The other articles can be found in the "Reader Resources" guide.
Essays and Rubrics
This section provides both the main essay assignments as well as their rubrics. These largely come from the textbook Composition II from Lumin Learning, though some have been adapted to better serve this OER course.