English 101 Composition I course # 23398 Section 101 Spring 2011 3 Credits Great Basin College Instructor



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SF Writer

Patterns for College Writing

Assignments:

Read:

Reading to Write pp.1-13



Writing Process pp. 15-79
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Discuss readings

Assign:

Read:


Narration pp. 83-95

“Only Daughter” pp. 97-101

“Indian Education” pp. 135-140
1/31

Discuss readings

Preview writing assignment p. 141

Review MLA format

Assign:

Narrative essay

Invention

Organization


2/2

Review:


MLA format

Common errors

Discuss:

Invention

Organization

Assign:


1st draft narrative essay due 2/7
2/7

1st draft narrative essay due

Individual conferences

Work on final draft

Assign:

Final draft narrative essay due 2/14


2/9

Read/discuss description pp. 143-161

Discuss writing assign. P. 196

Review documentation

Assign:

Read “Once More to the Lake” pp/ 183-188

Invention for desc. Essay

Organization for desc. Essay.

1st draft desc. Essay due 2/16
2/14

Narrative essay due

Review common errors

Review MLA format

Assign:

1st draft descriptive essay due 2/16 (3 copies)


2/16

1st draft desc. Essay due

Review peer editing p. 159-160

Student peer editing activity

Assign:

Final draft desc. Essay due 2/28

Read Exemplification pp.199-212
2/21 Presidents’ Day
2/23

Discuss reading

Discuss writing assign. P. 261

In-class reading “the Peter Principle” pp. 216-222

Discuss reading

Assign:


Descriptive essay due 2/28

Read “The Human Cost of an Illiterate Society” pp. 248-257


2/28

Descriptive essay due

Discuss reading

Review documentation

Assign:

1st draft exemp. Essay due 3/2 ( 3 sources) (3 copies)

3/2

1st draft exemp. Essay due



Review peer editing p. 261

Peer editing activity

Assign:

Final draft exemp. Essay due 3/9


3/7

Exemplification essay returned

In-class reading – Process pp. 263-278

In-class reading – “My First Conk” pp. 282-286

Review MLA format

Review documentation

Assign:

Read “The Lottery” pp. 311-318

1st draft process essay due 3/14 (3 sources)
3/9

Exemplification essay due

Discuss writing assign. p. 449

Assign:


Process essay due 3/14

Read Cause and Effect pp321-328


3/14

Process essay due

Discuss reading

Assign:


Read “A Peaceful Woman Explains Why She Carries a Gun” pp. 357-362
3/16

Discuss reading

Discuss writing assign. p. 380-381

Assign:


Cause and Effect essay due 3/28 (3 sources0
3/21-3/26 Spring Recess
3/28

Cause/Effect essay due

Read Comparison/Contrast pp. 383-402

Read “Grant and Lee” pp. 405-410

Discuss reading assign. p.. 445

Assign:


1st draft comp./cont. essay due 3/30 (3 sources)

3/30


1st draft comparison/contrast essay due

Review MLA format

Review documentation

Assign:


Final draft comparison/contrast essay due 4/4

Read Classification and Division pp. 447-460


4/4

Comparison/contrast essay due

Discuss reading

Discuss writing assign. p. 507

Assign:

Read “College Pressures” pp. 462-470


4/6

Discuss reading

Assign:

Classification and Division essay due 4/11(3 sources)


4/11

Classification/Division essay due

In-class reading: Definition pp. 505-545

Discuss reading

Assign:

Read any essay from definition category

4/13

Discuss various readings



Definition essay due 4/18 (3 sources)

4/18


Definition essay due

Assign:


Read Argumentation pp. 547
4/20

Discuss reading

In-class reading: “The Declaration of Independence” pp.575-580

Discuss reading

Discuss writing assign, p.755

Assign:


Argumentation essay due 4/27

5-7 pages

5 sources

11/22


Review documentation

Review MLA format

Review common errors

Work on Argumentation essay (5-7 pages, 5 sources)


4/27


Argumentation essay due
5/2

Argumentation essay returned

Discuss common errors

2nd writing due 12/6


5/4

Work on argumentation essay


5/9

2nd writing of Argumentation essay due


5/11

Argumentation essay returned



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