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ENGLISH 111: SCHEDULE OF CLASSES, CLASS AGENDAS, AND

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS. PLEASE REFER TO THIS SCHEDULE FOR YOUR


HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS.
February
9

Agenda:
Introductions, diagnostic test, the
writing process

February
16

Agenda:
Finish The Writing Process
PowerPoint, Harbrace Essentials,
pages 10-21
Grammar, mechanics and syntax

parts of speech/parts of a
sentence
Agenda:
Homework:
Narrative essay PowerPoint, The
Write the narrative essay.
Prose Reader, Chapter 5, pages
104-116.
Read The Prose Reader Only
Daughter and answer 134-138,
1-12.
Grammar, mechanics and syntax
subject-verb agreement, varying
sentence beginnings, quotation
marks in dialogue
Homework:
Narrative Essay Due
Read The Prose Reader, Chapter 6,
Agenda:
pages 152-163. Read pages 164MLA formatciting evidence.
167 of The Prose Reader (The
Integrating quotes.
Baffling Question) and answer 1Grammar, mechanics and syntax
12. Practice summarizing,
subject-verb agreement,
paraphrasing and using direct
pronoun-antecedent agreement,
quotes in your response.
who versus whom

February
23

March 1

March 8

March 15

Agenda:
MLA formatciting evidence,
continued.
Grammar, mechanics and syntax

subject-verb agreement, pronounantecedent agreement, who


versus whom
Agenda:
Compare/Contrast format. Read
either The Baffling Question and
How Chinese Mothers are
Superior OR Dads Are Dudes,
Only Daughter, and The Politics

Homework:
Handout- Read Purdue Owls
Quoting, Paraphrasing and
Summarizing
Homework:
Read The Prose Reader, Chapters
1-3, pages 1-45, and answer the
questions in the shaded gray boxes
up to page 29.

Homework:
Read The Prose Reader, Chapter 8,
pages 249-259. Read The Prose
Reader, Chapter 9, pages 301-314.

Homework:
Write the Compare/Contrast Essay.
Use questions 13- 14 on page 327
of The Prose Reader.

of Muscle
Grammar, mechanics and syntax

using commas correctly.


March 29

April 5
Last day
to drop

April 12

April 19

Compare/Contrast Essay
Due
Agenda:
APA format.
Grammar, mechanics and syntax

using commas correctly.


Agenda:
Logos, ethos and pathos
rhetorical devices. Harbrace
Essentials, pages 27-46.
Grammar, mechanics and syntax
sentence versus fragment, runon sentences, the semi-colon and
the colon
Agenda:
Argumentative Structure
Grammar, mechanics and syntax

Italics versus quotation marks

Argumentative Essay Due

May 10

Agenda:
Reliable websites. Researching a
topic. Reliable sources. The Prose
Reader, pages 550-600
Grammar, mechanics and syntax
dashes, parentheses, brackets,
ellipses
Agenda:
Organizing your information. The
Prose Reader, pages 550-600
Grammar, mechanics and syntax

capitalization, possessives and


plurals
Agenda:
The Prose Reader, pages 550-600.
Works Cited practice and format
Claim, cite and clarify.
Grammar, mechanics and syntax
positive, comparative and
superlative forms.
Agenda:

May 17

Grammar, mechanics and syntax


review
Agenda:

April 26

May 3

Research Paper Due

Homework:
Read The Prose Reader, Chapter
11, page 402-414, and Chapter 12,
pages 453-468.

Homework:
*SELECT READINGS

Homework:
Write the argumentative essay.

Homework:
Begin researching your topic.

Homework:
Bring three annotated articles to
class. Create note cards.

Homework:
Create the Works Cited.
Finish the research paper.

Homework:
Study for grammar, mechanics,
and syntax quiz.

Quiz
** THIS SCHEDULE MAY CHANGE DEPENDING ON CLASS PROGRESS.

Grades:
Essay
#1....................................................................................................................
...................15%
Essay
#2....................................................................................................................
...................15%
Essay
#3 ...................................................................................................................
...................15%
Research Paper
#4...................................................................................................................
25%
Daily Work, Study Questions, Quizzes, Homework, and
Participation.............30%
Attendance:
You may not earn
You may not earn
You may not earn
You may not earn

an A with more than 1 unexcused absence.


a B with more than 2 unexcused absences.
a C with more than 3 unexcused absences.
a D with more than 4 unexcused absences.