Unit I Syllabus (8/21-9/22)

Week 1
Monday, 8/21

  • Introduction to the course

Wednesday, 8/23

  • Electronic resources
  • In-class diagnostic test

Friday, 8/25

  • StoryCorps videos
  • Narration (108-27)
  • Assignment prompt

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Week 2
Monday, 8/28

  • Email topic sentence
  • Portal assignment
  • Fragments (325-37)

Wednesday, 8/30

  • Portal assignment — Fragments I
  • Portal assignment due — Subjects and
  • Comma splices & run-ons (338-51)
  • In-class writing – print off and turn in

Friday, 9/01

  • Subjects/verbs/fragments – in class
  • In-class writing (paragraph – print off)

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Week 3
Monday, 9/04

  • Labor Day holiday
  • Portal assignments due by 11:55 pm
    • Subjects and Verbs I
    • Subjects and Verbs II

Wednesday, 9/06

  • Portal assignment due — Fragments II
  • Grammar — subjects/verbs/fragments/run-on sentences
  • In-class writing – use feedback for revision

Friday, 9/08

  • NP due
  • Portal assignment in class — Run-on sentences
  • Grammar review
  • In-class grammar assignment
  • Introduction to description

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Week 4
Monday, 9/11

  • Narrative Paragraph due
  • Subject-verb agreement (352-362)
  • DP#1 prompt and topic sentence

Wednesday, 9/13

  • Subject-verb agreement assignment
  • In-class writing – print off and turn in

Friday, 9/15

  • Portal assignment due — Subject-verb agreement I
  • Rough draft due – DP#1
  • Self-evaluation

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Week 5
Monday, 9/18

  • Revision of Draft 2
  • Grammar assignments

Wednesday, 9/20

  • Final revision
  • Upload DP#1
  • Prompt/topic sentence for DP#2
  • In-class writing — print off

Friday, 9/22

  • In-class exam review
  • Revision
  • Grammar test on Monday
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