Bedford New Scholars Assignment Ideas

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Each year, our Bedford New Scholars advisory board of graduate teaching assistants shares their Assignments that Work — assignments that have proven especially effective, engaging, or innovative in their classrooms. Started in 2018, these assignment ideas together make a valuable resource for those seeking new activity and assignment ideas, and it will grow with each year of the Bedford New Scholars Advisory Board. Here, you can find creative assignments to engage students in writing and address teaching challenges.


Advocacy Project (by KAREN TRUJILLO)

Annotated Bibliography (by Misty Fuller)

Comparative Analysis: Linking Two Texts Within a Single Frame (by Kristin vanEyk)

Emoji Revision Assignment (by Leah Beth Johnston)

Functional Rhetorical Appeals Project (FRAP) (by Carrie Wilson)

The Grotesque in American Culture: Applying a Definition (by Rachel McCabe)

Job Interview (by Lizbett Tinoco)

Know Your Meme: Finding the Exigence (by Shannon Butts)

Literacy Narrative Assignment Sheet (by Kristin vanEyk)

Multimedia Group Presentation (by Skye Roberson)

Persuasive Genres (by Matt Switliski)

Research Project Paper (by Salena Parker)

Research Three Ways: Becoming an Academic (by Andrew Hollinger)

Rhetorical Analysis of a Text Writing Project (by Marissa McKinley)

Situating your Research with the CARS Model (by Josh Chase)

The Soundtrack of the American Dream (by Cecilia Shelton)

Teaching Revision and Research Through Full-Class Collaboration (by Caitlin Martin)

True Crime Podcast and Annotated Bibliography (by Emily Pucker)

Writing with Certainty in the Disciplines: Sentence Confidence (by Daniel Libertz)

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