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Click here to load your scores in a new window.  Remember that you must enter a metacognitive response to this score and the feedback below — as those instructions indicate, no more than 15-20 minutes, but a focused 15-20 minutes.

You’ll note that I’ve put both classes together in this document to save time and space; note, however, that in an adversarial, you are competing directly against only your immediate classmates.

Use the scores to center yourself around how well you did.  Relatively speaking, a 74 or 78 (the lowest scores, excepting the student who earned the first zero ever awarded) means that you did not answer many questions correctly, either by volunteering or when challenged directly.  Even an 84 or 88 means that you lacked something; perhaps you didn’t augment your scores, and perhaps you simply weren’t keeping up with the assigned work.

Focus your metacognitive journaling especially on how much work you did over your spring break to prepare for the last two days of this adversarial.  Start with this: Did you finish the novel?  Not reading the 30 or so pages given to you is obviously not helping.  On Thursday, how did you do answering questions about the plot?  Look at your copy of the text; if it’s not annotated, you hurt yourself.  On Friday, were you able to contribute to the discussion by continuing to read closely and annotate the Chapter 26?  If you didn’t read or annotate in advance, as you were instructed to do, why was that?


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The adversarial that ended on 3/18 with a two-day collaborative assignment—a small-group analysis of one page of Chapter 4 in The Invisible Man—has been tabulated.  The final grades are below.  I have posted them anonymously and without the day-by-day breakdown for two reasons:

First, the breakdown was visually complicated by absences (17 over seven days), make-up totals, and the inclusion of your group assignment as an adversarial component, not a separate quiz.  I will explain any pressing confusion over your final total to you in individual conferences; otherwise, you have the information you need below.

Second, the augmentation scores—shown as a separate column in the table below—included, for the first time, negative values.


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