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English 101 Fall 2018

Schedule

Week 1-

Wed Sept 5 Discuss: writing time, Introductions, syllabus

Fri Sept 7 Discuss: Engl 144: Book club groups and writing fellow

Week 2-

Mon Sept 10 Read: Shitty First Drafts (in readings on website) Discuss: Reading

Wed Sept 12 Read: Rhetorical Analysis Handout from Howe Center (In readings on website)
Discuss: Audience, Purpose, Rhetorical Appeals, reading journals, and Essay #1

Fri Sept 14 Discuss: Book Club Reading and Note Taking Prep.

Week 3-

Mon Sept 17 Due: Reading Journal Read: Malcolm X excerpt (in readings on website)
Discuss: reading, narrative

Wed Sept 19 Read: Steve Jobs Commencement Address (in readings on website) Discuss:
reflection, Thesis statements

Fri Sept 21 Writing Day: Class will not meet

Week 4-

Mon Sept 24 Due: Reading Journal Read: Richard Rodriguez “None of this is Fair” (in
readings on website) Discuss: reading and thesis statements

Wed Sept 26 Guest Workshop from Academic Coaching on communication.

Fri Sept 28 Due: Essay 1 for workshop (bring 2 copies printed out) Discuss: reading, Essay
#2 (preview)

Week 5-

Mon Oct 1 Class will Not meet. Due: Essay 1 emailed by the end of class time.

Due in class for Monday- Research what the liberal arts are and bring 1
paragraph to class.

Wed Oct 3 Discuss:Core Curriculum and liberal art, essay #2.

Fri Oct 5 Class cancelled

Week 6-
Mon Oct 8 Columbus Day- No Class

Wed Oct 10 Monday Schedule of Classes. Wednesday Classes will not meet. Due: Reading
Journal Read: “My Fema People” (in reading section on website) Discuss: Humanities,
comparing and contrasting

Fri Oct 12 Due: Reading Journal Read: “Distribution of Toxic Trace Elements” (in readings on
website) Discuss: Sciences

Week 7-

Mon Oct 15 Due: Reading Journal Read: “Planning for New Orleans” (in reading section on
website) Discuss: Social Sciences, midterm portfolio, conference sign up

Wed Oct 17 Discuss: thesis statement and comparing and contrasting, Conference Sign Ups,
Midterm Portfolios

Fri Oct 19 Discuss: Integrating quotes in writing, Midterm Portfolios

Week 8-

Mon Oct 22 Class cancelled for conferences and Essay #2 draft due

Wed Oct 24 Class cancelled for conferences and Essay #2 draft due

Fri Oct 26 Class cancelled for conferences and Essay #2 draft due

Week 9-

Mon Oct 29 Class cancelled for conferences and Essay #2 draft due

Wed Oct 31 Mid term Portfolio Work Day

Fri Nov 2 Mid Term Portfolios Due Read: “9 Tips on Conducting Great Interview” (in
readings on website) Discuss: Interviewing, essay 3, university catalogue

Week 10-

Mon Nov 5 Career Services Visit

Wed Nov 7 Due: Special Reading Journal (what did you learn from the Career Services
workshop? How might it help you?) Library Research Day. Meet at Reference Desk.

Fri Nov 9 Read: Design Principles (in readings on website) Discuss: document design,
integrating quotes,

Week 11-

Mon Nov 12 Veteran’s Day- No Class


Wed Nov 14 Monday Class Schedule, Wed classes will not meet Due: Essay #3 for
workshop Discuss: Essay #4

Fri Nov 16 Due: Essay #3 and Audience Proposal Discuss: evaluating sources and small
group research meetings

Week 12- * Book Club books should be finished by this week

Mon Nov 19 Small group research meetings (those not meeting work on draft of essay)

Wed Nov 21 Small group research meetings (those not meeting work on draft of essay)

Fri Nov 23 No class Thanksgiving Break

Week 13-

Mon Nov 26 Due: Outlines and Reading Journal Read: Excerpt from Audacity of Hope (in
readings on website) Discuss: reading and drafting, Book Club Presentations

Wed Nov 28 Book Club Presentation Work Day.

Fri Nov 30 Book Club Presentation Work Day.

Week 14-

Mon Dec 3 Reading Journal Read: “When I grow up I want to Be...Childhood Dream” (in
readings on website) Discuss: reading and drafting, final portfolio

Wed Dec 5 Book Club Presentation Work Day

Fri Dec 7 Book club Presentation Dress Rehearsal

Week 15-

Mon Dec 10 MYS Book Club Presentations

Wed Dec 12 Due: Essay #4 for workshop. In class Conferences and Portfolio Writing Time

Final Exam: Due: Final Portfolio and In Class Final Exam

9:05 class Wed Dec 19 8:00-10:00

11:15 class Fri Dec 14 11:00-1:00