Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Weeks 14-17

Week 14
11/16: Discuss plagiarism, documentation of sources, final project
HW: Read Patterns 597-610, p. 610-611 Patterns, Purpose and Audience 1-4, Style and Structure 1-7

11/17: LAB: Continue research

11/18: Continue argument; argument activity

11/20: Plagiarism quiz, continue argumentation and research
HW: Read Patterns 613-620, create a working Works Cited page for your research/arg. essay. You must have THREE entries in MLA format

Journal Assignment: p. 611 Patterns, Vocabulary project

Week 15
11/23: Continue Research and Argumentation

11/24: LAB: Evaluating sources: find one journal article, one book, and one internet article on your research topic. Create a Works Cited for each of these in MLA format. You may substitute the internet article, book or journal article for a newspaper article.
HW: Read Patterns 763-784; begin drafting R/A essay

11/25: NO CLASS
HW: Continue drafting R/A essay—you need at least introduction, thesis, and four full body paragraphs for 11/30

11/27: NO CLASS
Journal Assignment: p. Write one page discussing your role in the desired outcomes of your group project. What will you personally do to achieve these goals? What obstacle/s to these goals do you anticipate confronting and overcoming?

Week 16
11/30: Workshop, continue research and argumentation, begin presentations
HW: Read Patterns 623-632, Writing Workshop 1, 2, or 3 p. 633-634

12/1: LAB: In MLA format, write an example of a paraphrase, a summary, and a direct quote from a journal article, a newspaper article, and an internet article, in no particular order. Cut and paste the original source material onto the document you turn in. These sources do not necessarily have to be related to your research topic. Make sure you introduce each entry with a signal phrase and follow each quote/summary with an in-text citation.
HW: Continue drafting R/A essay—You need at least three pages for 12/2.

12/2: Workshop

12/4: Quiz on readings, discuss readings, presentations
HW: 18,
Journal Assignment: Write one page on how your writing has changed throughout the semester. Do you still need to improve in some areas? What is one thing you do well when it comes to writing?

Week 17
12/7: Workshop, final project presentations
HW: Read Patterns 635-647

12/8: LAB: TBA

12/9: Research argumentation essay due; Journals Due; final project presentations; review for final

1211: No Class
Final Exam: Monday, December 14, 6-7:50 a.m.

*All scheduled tasks are subject to change

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Weeks 10-13

Week 10
10/19: Proposal activity
HW: Read Patterns 371-374; complete Writing Workshop. 1,2 or 3

10/20: LAB: Continue cause/effect proposal essay

10/21 Discuss post hoc reasoning, transitions

10/23: Quiz on readings, discuss readings,
HW: Continue drafting cause and effect—you need at least five paragraphs for 10/26
Journal Assignment: p. 349 Patterns, “Journal Entry”

Week 11

10/26: Workshop
HW: Read Patterns 377-379 Patterns, Writing Workshop 1, 2, or 3

10/27: LAB: Continue cause/effect proposal essay

10/28: Discussion

10/30: Quiz on readings, discuss readings

Journal Assignment: p. 369 Patterns “Journal Entry”

Week 12:
11/2: Proposal Activity
HW: Read Patterns 555-567; complete “Reading Images” 1-4 p. 583

11/3: Lab: Finish drafting cause/effect proposal essay—need full draft to workshop 11/4

11/4: Workshop
HW: Read Patterns 568-587
11/6: Quiz, discussion

Week 13

11/9: Cause and Effect Proposal Essay Due; discuss argumentation and research
HW: Choose topic for final essay; complete p. 589 Patterns Writing Workshop 1, 2 or 3

11/10: LAB: Begin research in library catalog and article databases online

11/11: NO CLASS

11/13: Continue argumentation and research; discuss search strategy
HW: Read Patterns 753-763

Journal Assignment: p. 583 Patterns “Journal Entry”

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Weeks 5-9

Week 5:
9/14: Begin exemplification
HW: Complete “Reading Images 1-3 p. 219; choose topic for exemplification essay

9/15: LAB: Prewriting for exemplification: List as many possible supporting examples to your topic as you can come up with (at least one page double spaced).

9/16: Continue discussing exemplification
HW: Read Patterns 220-225; Create outline of exemplification

9/18: Quiz on readings, discuss readings, workshop

Journal Assignment: p. 424 Patterns “Journal Entry”

Week 6:
9/21: Continue exemplification
HW: Read Patterns 227-229; complete Writing Workshop 1,2, or 3

9/22: LAB: Draft exemplification

9/23: Workshop
HW: Read Patterns 231-237
Revise exemplification essay

9/25: Quiz, discuss readings

Journal Assignment: p. 226 Patterns, “Journal Entry”

Week 7
9/28: Workshop
HW: Read Patterns 240-243, complete Writing Workshop 3

9/29: LAB: Proofread and edit exemplification essay

9/30: Discussion
HW: Read Patterns 252-259
10/1: Quiz, discussion

Journal Assignment: p 250 Patterns “Journal Entry”

Week 8
10/4: Workshop exemplification
HW: Read Patterns 327-343

10/5: LAB: Final edit of exemplification
Read Patterns 346-348, complete Writing Workshop 1

10/6: Exemplification essay due, begin cause and effect
HW: Choose a topic for cause and effect and do a clustering prewriting activity
Read Patterns 351-359

10/8: Quiz, discussion
HW: Create outline of cause and effect

Journal Assignment: p. 264 Patterns “Journal Entry”

Week 9
10/11: Exemplification Essay Due, Mid Term Exam
HW: Read Patterns 361-364, complete Writing Workshop 1, 2, or 3

10/12: Lab: Draft Cause and Effect; bring at least three body paragraphs to workshop 10/13

10/13: Journals Due; workshop
HW: Read Patterns 366-368

10/14: Quiz, discussion
No Journal Assignment