Hello. Welcome to my 123 home page. You can peview Spring 2012 by looking at last year's syllabus. I will be modifiying the syllabus and the course over semester break, but I do not anticipate major changes, so take a look and begin thinking about what you would like to write about. Come up 3 different topics. See you soon. ras
Required Textbooks and Supplies: Books are available at the BookStop in Greenly at 10th Ave. and 16th
Hacker & Sommers: A Writer's Referecne, 7th ed.
Power Point Presentations for Argument
Helpful Hints for Writing Your Essay
Creating the Annotated Bibliography Check this link for the assignment,deadlines, and helpful links.
Sheet View the Grade Sheet for the final draft that I will to grade
your final essay draft.
3X5 or 4X5 note cards
3 ring notebook
colored markers or pencil
Visit English 123 Web Sites to see student examples.
Week: 14: April 23-25: Presentations Begin. Final draft is due Thursday, April 25. Turn in the peer reviewed rough draft with the SIGNED peer review sheet attached.
Week 13: April 16-18: We will meet in Michener Library, 2nd floor for peer review of Rough Drat. I will have copies of the peer review sheet. Upload your rough draft to Safe Assignment by 11:55 PM, Tuesday, April 16.
Week 11: April 2-4: Meet in class on Tuesday to receive your outline and proposal. No Class Thursday. Schedule conferences.
Week 10: March 26-28: Chapters 20 and 21. Outline and Proposal due March 28. Make sure that you schedule your second conference for the semeter to discuss your rough draft.
Week 9: March 12-14: Tuesday: Developing a working thesis and the outline for an argument essay; Thursday outlining and proposal.
Week 8: Marach 5-7: Continue Discussion on developing argument. Field study due March 5. Check this link for the assignment:
For Extra Credit be sure attend at least one session of the Writer's Conference. Write 250 word review for 25 points extra credit.
Week 7: Feb. 26-28: Tuesday Work on incorporating borrowed material in paragraphs; email your group's finished paragraph to me so that we can compare them in class. Thursday: Begin discussing Argument.
Week 6: Feb. 19-21: We are ready to begin taking notes as we read our research sources. Chapter 6 will help guide us through this process. Here is a web site that help clarify the notetaking process for you: Research Guidelines: Notetaking
Week 5: Feb. 12-14:
Tuesday meet in regular classroom; bring your laptop so that we can use the databases to search for peer reviewed journal articles.
Thursday meet in Ross 1240 Computer lab to search for web sources.
Week 4: Feb. 5-7: Introduce Field reseaerch.
Week 3: Jan. 29-31: Tuesday Meet in Michener Library, 3rd floor. Thursday Meet in English Computer Lab in Ross. Bring your research handbook.
Week 2: Jan. 22-24: Writing the Summary Response. Be sure to bring articles to class this week.
Week 1: Jan. 15-17 Print (click HERE) "Sex, Lies, and ResLife" by Adam Kissel and begin reading for class discussion next week. Answer study questions.