Nuts, Bolts and Punctuation

Today we will:

  • Review news of the day
  • Hear two Newschecks
  • Talk about punctuation
  • Discuss profile writing — focus on nut graphs — finding them and writing them
  • Due Thursday, Oct. 30 : Outline for major piece
  • Due Tuesday, Nov. 4 Draft 2 Profile
  • Due Tuesday, Nov. 11 draft of major paper to edit in class

News Round Up




  • Read for Thursday: The Heights of Fear from the UB Spectrum. Print it out. Be ready to discuss the research that went into it, the story structure and what you like, dislike about the piece.
  • Read Zinsser Ch. 20
  • DUE: Outline for major piece (this can be turned in Thursday or Tuesday)

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