ENG 102.

0823 | ³Where I¶m From´ Instructor Beth Schwartzapfel CLASS SCHEDULE

Laguardia Community College Spring I 2011

The following is the reading and essay schedule for the semester; additional written homework will be assigned in class. This schedule is accurate as of 3/9/11, but is subject to change. For the most updated information, please check the class website (eng1020823.blogspot.com).

Mon 3/14

Wed 3/16

Mon 3/21 Wed 3/23

Mon 3/28

Wed 3/20 Mon 4/4 Wed 4/6 Mon 4/11

Wed 4/13 Mon 4/25

From Rules for Writers: Reading actively, annotating, and taking notes, pp 11-16, 346-7) From the Fiction volume of Literature: Craft and Voice: y Reading a story for its elements (pp 2-3, 9-12) y Plot (pp 74-5, 83-5, 100-101) y Character (pp 102-3 111-6, 140-1) y "How to Date a Browngirl, Blackgirl, Whitegirl, or Halfie," by Junot Diaz From Rules for Writers: Thesis statements (pp 16-18, 23-24, 352-3 From the Fiction volume of Literature: Craft and Voice: y Develop an argument (pp H30-H38) y ³Who¶s Irish?´ by Gish Jen No reading; written homework to be assigned From Rules for Writers: Topic sentences (pp 40-43, 56-57, 18-20) From the Fiction volume of Literature: Craft and Voice: y Point of View (pp 183, 195-199) y Setting (pp 143, 150-152) y ³Interpreter of Maladies,´ by Jhumpa Lahiri *Last day to drop a class and be eligible for a tuition refund. From Rules for Writers: Build effective paragraphs (pp 40-53) From the Fiction volume of Literature: Craft and Voice: y Language, Tone, and Style (pp 233, 238-243) y Create a Plan (pp H-38-H39) y ³The Things They Carried,´ by Tim O¶Brien Rough draft of paper #1 due PAPER #1 DUE From the Fiction volume of Literature: Craft and Voice: Symbol (pp 313, 324-327) From the Fiction volume of Literature: Craft and Voice: ³Optimists,´ by Richard Ford From the Fiction volume of Literature: Craft and Voice: y Theme (pp 260, 270-273) y ³Talking to the Dead,´ by Sylvia Watanabe MIDTERM EXAM ** Mon 4/18 and Wed 4/20: SPRING BREAK, NO CLASS ** LIBRARY ORIENTATION From Rules for Writers: y Use sources to inform and support your argument, Citing sources; avoiding plagiarism, Integrating sources (pp 413-426)

ENG 102.0823 | ³Where I¶m From´ Instructor Beth Schwartzapfel y

Laguardia Community College Spring I 2011

Tue 4/26 Wed 4/27 Mon 5/2 Wed 5/4 Mon 5/9

Wed 5/11

Mon 5/16

Wed 5/18

Mon 5/23 Wed 5/25

Mon 5/30 Wed 6/1 Mon 6/6 Wed 6/8

Writing MLA Papers (pp 413-466). Please read ³documenting sources,´ ³MLA intext citations´ (pp 426-7) and ³MLA list of works cited´ (435-6, 450-1) carefully. The rest I would like you to look over, but you can skim it. *Last day to withdraw with a ³W´ grade No reading; written homework to be assigned Paper #2 rough draft due PAPER #2 DUE From the Poetry volume of Literature: Craft and Voice: y Fixed Poetic Forms (242-3, 246-9, 251, 253, 255, 257, 285-7) y Sound, Rhyme, and Rhythm (211, 214-6, 219-223, 228-9, 231-2, 234, 238-41) y ³Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening´ by Robert Frost y ³Ballad of the Landlord´ by Langston Hughes From the Poetry volume of Literature: Craft and Voice: y ³To His Coy Mistress,´ by Andrew Marvell y ³Woman¶s Work,´ by Julia Alvarez y Open Form (289, 292-3, 297, 324-5) y ³Sweet Like a Crow´ by Michael Ondaatje From the Poetry volume of Literature: Craft and Voice: y ³Knoxville, Tennessee,´ by Nikki Giovanni y ³Postcards of El Barrio,´ by Willie Perdomo From the Drama volume of Literature: Craft and Voice: y Reading and viewing a play in its elements (pp 2-3, 13-20) y ³Fences´ by August Wilson, Act I Paper #3 rough draft due PAPER #3 DUE From the Drama volume of Literature: Craft and Voice: y ³Fences´ by August Wilson, Act II y Writing about Drama (pp 46-63) Memorial Day: NO CLASS Final exam preparations, semester wrap-up FINAL EXAM Last day of class; final grades distributed

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