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English 1180-S1603                                                                                          Winter 2015

 

Schedule of Studies

     

 

Date

Class Session Description

Assignment

(due by the next class period)

T, 1/13

Student Survey

Syllabus Discussion

Email Etiquette

Student Contract

 

TH, 1/15

Discuss “Words and the World” (WOW ch. 1)

The evolution of language

Read Pages 20-32 in WOW

Read Pages 64-72 in CWH

Complete Reflection Essay(apply Paragraph rules from CWH reading)

T, 1/20

Collect Reflection Essays

Introduction to Rhetoric

Discuss Mandela’s speech (page 28 in WOW)

Discuss Response I—Thinking Critically (CWH pages 123-125)

Read Chapters 3 and 4 in WOW (skip: pages 55-60 and 71-74)

Complete Response I(Douglass)

 

TH, 1/22

Discuss Reflection Essays

Discuss WOW chapters 3 and 4

Douglass/ Response I/ Paragraphing

 

Read the following pages from WOW Chapter 5:

84-85,  90-95 (“Road Trip”), and  103-113

T, 1/27

Narration/IntroduceEssay I

Narrative Topics and Introductions

Discuss “Road Trip”

 

1. Read “Momma’s Encounter” (Handout)

2. WWI Email Due before class on Thursday (instructions on today's page, follow email protocol)

3. Start thinking about Essay I topic

 

TH, 1/29

Essay I and Choosing Topics

Discuss “Momma’s Encounter”

 

 

Complete Invention Exercise I

 

 

 

T, 2/3

 

Writing Workshop I

Invention I Workshop 

1. Review Writing Workshop I materials for Quiz (see Today's page)

Sentence Structure

Point of View Handout

Student Samples (review answers on today's page)

 

2. Read Student samples "Caught You Caring" and "Summer Trial"

TH, 2/5

Review Sentences from WWI/Review

Discuss Student Sample andRubric

WWI Quiz

Bring complete draft of Essay I (typed in MLA format)  to class for PRI

 

T, 2/10

Review Writing Workshop Quiz

 

PRI

 

Final Draft of Essay I due on Tuesday, 2/7.  Have everything organized and ready to turn in:

  • Final Draft (on top)
  • Edited Rough Draft
  • PRI document
  • Graded Invention Exercise I
  • Rubric (include your name and your PRI partner’s name)

TH, 2/12

 

 Essay II:

Definition as a rhetorical strategy: Homeschooling Example

1. Read “The Avatar Age” (pages 185-189 in WOW)

2. *final draft of Essay I (with all required components) due Tuesday

T, 2/17

Collect Essay I

Discuss: “The Avatar Age”

Introduce Essay II

 

Read WOW pages 167-172 and WOW pages 190-193

Complete Response 2 (Trophy Kids)

TH, 2/19

Discuss “Trophy Kids”

Share and collect Response 2

Choosing Topics-Pop Culture Ideas/Thinking Outside the Dictionary

Discuss WOW pages 190-193

1. Read sample student definition essays (2)

"Just a Waitress" and "Boredom: Solitary Confinement"

2. Review Essay II Instructions and choose topic 

3. Complete Invention Exercise II (open MS office file here, type in your answers, and print document), or visit the Definition Invention Page

 

 

T, 2/24

 

Definition Fundamentals Handout

Invention Workshop

Get Essay II topics approved (signature on Invention Exercise II)

 

Reminder:

Meet in Lab J-132 on Thursday.

Review Definition Fundamentals Handout.

Bring materials for outlining and draftingEssay II.

 

TH, 2/26

LAB

J-132

9-9:55

In Class Outlining and Drafting

Thesis and Outline Check (topic must be approved and outline must be signed before you leave)

Discuss Conclusions from Definition Fundamentals Handout

Essay II rubric

 

Complete draft of Essay II (typed in MLA format) due for PRII.

 

 

T, 3/3

 

Writing Workshop II

Finish Fundamentals Handout

PR II

Read “Start Your Engines: Remote Possibilities” (pages 266-269 in WOW)

 

Final Draft of Essay II due on T, 3/17 (after Spring Break) You can submit it on Thursday if you like.

 

TH, 3/5

 

Introduction to Evaluation: WOW Chapter 9

Everyday Value: Using Evaluation

Discuss Reading: Product Evaluations

Complete Evaluation Essay Structure and Organization Worksheet in class

 

 

 

Final Draft of Essay II due on T, 3/17 by 9 a.m.

(with all the required components)

  • Final Draft (on top)
  • Edited Rough Draft
  • PRII document
  • Signed Outline
  • Signed Invention II assignment
  • Rubric (fill in your name and PR partner's name)

 

T, 3/10

Spring Break, no class

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TH, 3/12

Spring Break, no class

-----------------------

T, 3/17

Collect Final Draft of Essay II

 

Product Evaluation Follow up

Product Evaluation Project

Distribute and DiscussProduct Evaluation Rubric

 

 

Choose product and group for Product Evaluation Project (see ideas on project page).

Have ideas and materials to get to work in the lab.

Meet in J-132 on TH

 

TH, 3/19

LAB

J132

9-9:55

Evaluation Group work

 

Circulate Product Evaluation Information (sign up) 

 

Work on Evaluation Project

 

Handouts due by the end of class on T 3/24 (or you are responsible for making your own copies)

 

meet in Learning Center Lab on Tuesday (2nd floor, J-Building). Bring materials to work on project. Reminder: you have to pay for printing there. 

T, 3/24

Learning Center Lab-2nd floor J

Evaluation Group work

Prepare for Product Evaluation Presentations

 

*Handouts due by the end of class (or you are responsible for making your own copies for your presentation on Thursday)

 

TH, 3/26

 

Essay I Revisions Due

 

Product EvaluationPresentations

 

Return Essay II

 

Read “Why I Still Watch Lost” (pages 295-299 in WOW)

 

T, 3/31

No Class

Winter IDD

 

TH, 4/2

No Class

Holiday Recess

 

T, 4/7

Finish Presentations

Complete Ballots

 

Discuss "Why I Still Watch Lost"/Media Evaluations

 

Introduce Essay III

 

 

Read/Review Essay III page

 

Read Introduction to Craigslist Joe to prepare for film screening

 

Complete Pre-viewing section of Film Analysis Worksheet

 

 

Reminder: No class on Thursday (4/9)

 

Important: Do not miss film Screening on Tuesday,  

April 14 

 

TH, 4/9

 

No Class 

 

T, 4/14

 

Essay III Review

 

Review Introductory Material for Film

 

Film Preview check 

 

Film Screening: Craigslist Joe

 

 

complete Film Analysis Worksheet

 

 

TH, 4/16

Film Analysis Worksheet Check--signature required (due with Essay III final)

 

Product Evaluation Contest and Thesis Statements

 

Essay III Tips and Techniques

 

Essay III Rubric

 

 

 

 

Complete draft of Essay III due for PR (typed, 3-4 pages)

 

Essay II Revisions Due Tuesday

 

 

 

T, 4/21

Essay III wrap up

PRIII

 

Thesis Check/One-on-one help

 

 

Read “You Have No Friends” (WOW pages 309-313)

 

Final Draft of Essay III due T 4/28

with the following components:

1. Final Draft

2. Rough Draft

3. Peer Review Document

4.Signed/completed Film Questions

5. Rubric (fill in your name and PR partner's name)

 

 

 

 

TH, 4/23

 

 

(25)

Introduction to Argument: WOW Chapter 10

“You Have No Friends”: Argument/Position Essays

Thesis Statements/Parallelism

Read “Don’t Blame the Eater” (Handout)

 

Final Draft of Essay III due on Tuesday:

 

Final Draft (on top)

Edited Rough Draft

PRIII document

Signed Film Analysis Worksheet

Rubric (fill in your name and partner's name)

 

 

 

T, 4/28

 

(class 26)

Discuss “Don’t Blame the Eater”

Arguing Your Position: 3 ways to respond

 

 

 

Complete Parallelism Worksheet 24A (refer to Handbook pages 187-189)

and "More Parallelism Practice" worksheet

TH, 4/30

 

class 27

Parallelism Worksheet 24A

"More Parallelism Practice"

Parallelism/Modifiers Continued: Part 10 unit 6 Worksheet

Complete thesis challenge

 

 

 

 

T, 5/5

class 28

Thesis Challenge: Cast your Ballots

Sample Position Prompt and Argument Exercise

Complete Argument Exercise

TH, 5/7

 

class 29

Thesis Challenge Results and Discussion

 

 

 

 

T, 5/12

Final Exam Prep

 

Final Exam (Essay IV) due on Thursday

 

Staple it together in the following order and submit by the 9 a.m., Thursday, May 14:

       

1. Final Exam (final copy on top)

2. Signature Page (filled out) and checklist

3.  Rough draft(s) (if you should generate any)

 4. Notes/outline prepared during exam (if you have any)

                 

Also, in order to be accepted for grading, you must include this Final Exam document. Do not staple it to your materials; you will submit it separately.

 

Essay III revisions due Thursday

TH, 5/14

 

 Collect final exams 

 

Course Evals 

 

 

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