MWF ENGL 101

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WEEK 1

Aug. 21 – 25

  In-Class Outside-Class
MONDAY

 

NO CLASS – SOLAR ECLIPSE  
WEDNESDAY Look at Rhetorical Situations Ppt.

Set up and discuss Journals

Set up and discuss Group Work

Read Norton’s p. 21-26 and

p. 211-214 “Writing as Inquiry”

FRIDAY Discuss Wednesday’s Readings

Assign Essay 1

Discuss changes and differences to our Narrative Essay

Discuss a “hook”

Read Norton’s p. 28 – 33 Start work on Essay 1, brainstorming

WEEK 2

Aug. 28 – Sept. 1

  In-Class Outside-Class
MONDAY

 

Talk progress on Essay 1

Go over Ch. 30, 37, and 36

Read Norton’s p. 215-217 “Collaborating” and p. 219-225 “Generating Ideas and Text”
WEDNESDAY Briefly Discuss Monday’s Readings

In-Class Drafting Day for Essay 1

Work on Essay 1
FRIDAY Discuss the importance of the writing process and how it will impact us.

In-Class Drafting Day for Essay 1

Work on Essay 1

WEEK 3

Sept. 4 – 8

  In-Class Outside-Class
MONDAY

 

NO CLASS – LABOR DAY Prepare draft for Wednesday
WEDNESDAY Peer Review Day for Essay 1 (bring TWO printed copies of your draft to class) Continue working on improving your Essay 1
FRIDAY Group 1 Presentation on Beginnings and Endings

Discuss Presentation

Revision Day for Essay 1

Read Norton’s p. 38-41

ESSAY 1 RD Due by 11:59 PM on Sept. 8 via Moodle Assignment forum

 

WEEK 4

Sept. 11 – 15

  In-Class Outside-Class
MONDAY

 

Assign Essay 2

Discuss changes and differences to our Analytical Essay

Discuss an Analytical Thesis Statement

Work on an Analytical Thesis

Read Norton’s p. 49-54

WEDNESDAY Research Day for Essay 2

Practice Analysis, groups

Finalize your Essay 2 Thesis Statement

Upload your thesis to a Moodle Discussion Forum
FRIDAY Group 2 Presentation on Analyzing Cause and Effect

Discuss Presentation

In-Class Drafting Day for Essay 2

 

 WEEK 5

Sept. 18 – 22

  In-Class Outside-Class
MONDAY

 

Discuss MLA Formatting Part 1

Practice MLA formatting assignment

Review MLA material
WEDNESDAY In-Class Drafting Day for Essay 2

Turn in MLA Formatting Part 1 Practice

Finish MLA practice
FRIDAY Group 3 Presentation on Classifying and Dividing

Discuss Presentation

In-Class Drafting Day for Essay 2

Read Norton’s p. 226-228 “Drafting”

 WEEK 6

Sept. 25 – 29

  In-Class Outside-Class
MONDAY

 

Discuss Readings from Friday

Look ahead to “Assessing Your Own Writing”

Read Norton’s p. 229-234 “Assessing Your Own Writing”
WEDNESDAY Peer Review for Essay 2 (bring TWO printed copies of your draft to class) Read Norton’s p. 235-239 “Getting Response and Revising”
FRIDAY Group 4 Presentation on Comparing and Contrasting

Discuss Presentation

Revision Day for Essay 2

Read Norton’s p. 59-62

 ESSAY 2 RD Due by 11:59 PM on Sept. 29 via Moodle Assignment forum

 

WEEK 7

Oct. 2 – 6

  In-Class Outside-Class
MONDAY

 

Assign Essay 3

Discuss changes and differences to our Expository Essay

Discuss an Expository Thesis Statement

Work on an Expository Thesis

Read Norton’s p. 71-77

WEDNESDAY Discuss Monday’s Readings

Go over Expository Thesis Statements

Research Day for Essay 3

Upload your thesis to a Moodle Discussion Forum
FRIDAY Group 5 Presentation on Defining

Discuss Presentation

In-Class Drafting Day for Essay 3

Read Norton’s p. 242-245 “Editing and Proofreading”

 WEEK 8

MIDTERM WEEK

Oct. 9 – 13

  In-Class Outside-Class
MONDAY

 

Discuss Friday’s Readings

Discuss what a Pre-Test is and its importance

 
WEDNESDAY MLA Pre-Test (practice for Final)

In-Class Drafting Day for Essay 3

 
FRIDAY In-Class Drafting Day for Essay 3  

 WEEK 9

Oct. 16 – 20

  In-Class Outside-Class
MONDAY

 

NO CLASS – FALL BREAK  
WEDNESDAY Peer Review for Essay 3 (bring TWO printed copies of your draft to class)  
FRIDAY (Bowen CL) Discuss MLA Formatting Part 2

Practice MLA formatting assignment

Revision Day for Essay 3

Turn in MLA Formatting Part 2 Practice

Read Norton’s p. 83-88

 ESSAY 3 RD Due by 11:59 PM on Oct. 20 via Moodle Assignment forum

 

WEEK 10

Oct. 23 – 27

  In-Class Outside-Class
MONDAY

 

Assign Essay 4

Discuss changes and differences to our Argumentative Essay

Discuss an Argumentative Thesis Statement

Work on an Argumentative Thesis

Read Norton’s p. 97-106 and p. 384-389 “Finding Sources”

WEDNESDAY Discuss Monday’s Readings

Go over Ch. 32

Research Day for Essay 4

Upload your thesis to a Moodle Discussion Forum

Read Norton’s p. 400-402 “Evaluating Sources”

FRIDAY Discuss Wednesday’s Readings

Research Day for Essay 4

Read Norton’s p. 404-406 “Synthesizing Ideas” and p. 408-417 “Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing”

WEEK 11

Oct. 30 – Nov. 3

  In-Class Outside-Class
MONDAY

 

Talk about Friday’s Readings

Talk about Argument and Counter-Argument

Practice Exercise with Counter-Argument

Read Norton’s 420-423 “Acknowledging Sources, Avoiding Plagiarism”

WEDNESDAY (Bowen CL) Discuss and modify for 8th Edition readings on MLA from Wednesday night.

In-Class Drafting Day for Essay 4

Read Norton’s p. 425-427, p. 428-439
FRIDAY (Bowen CL) Discuss Wednesday’s Readings

In-Class Drafting Day for Essay 4

 

 WEEK 12

Nov. 6 – 10

  In-Class Outside-Class
MONDAY

 

More MLA Review  
WEDNESDAY In-Class Drafting Day for Essay 4  
FRIDAY In-Class Drafting Day for Essay 4 Read Norton’s p. 247-252 “Compiling a Portfolio”

 WEEK 13

Nov. 13 – 17

  In-Class Outside-Class
MONDAY

 

Discussion of Portfolio and Expectations  
WEDNESDAY Peer Review for Essay 4 (bring TWO printed copies of your draft to class)  
FRIDAY Revision Day for Essay 4  

 ESSAY 4 RD Due by 11:59 PM on Nov. 17 via Moodle Assignment forum

 

WEEK 14

Nov. 20 – 21

  In-Class Outside-Class
MONDAY

 

Revision Day

MLA REVIEW DAY

 

 

THANKSGIVING BREAK Nov. 22 – 24

 

WEEK 15

Nov. 27 – Dec. 1

  In-Class Outside-Class
MONDAY

 

MLA REVIEW DAY  
WEDNESDAY Portfolio Revision Day  
FRIDAY Portfolio Revision Day  

 WEEK 16

FINAL WEEK

Dec. 4 – 8

  In-Class Outside-Class
MONDAY    
WEDNESDAY    
FRIDAY    

 

 

 

 

 

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