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ENC 0010 College Prep English II

Class Schedule Wed Class

Class Schedule

ENC 0010 COURSE SCHEDULE

 

Textbook- Writing First with Readings by Kirszner and Mandell                          

*Some schedule changes may be made if deemed necessary and appropriate

WEEK

 

TOPIC

HOMEWORK

1/9

 

Introductions

Overview of Syllabus

Diagnostic Test 8 pm

READ:

Chapter 15 – pgs. 229-240

Chapter 1 – pgs. 3-22

1/16

Simple Sentences

Writing a Paragraph

READ:

Chapter 16 – pgs. 241-257

Chapter 21 – pgs. 329-338

Chapter 2 – pgs.23-47

Paragraph #1

1/23

 

Paragraph #1 Due

Compound Sentences

Run-ons and Comma Splices

Fine Tuning a Paragraph

 

READ:

Chapter 17 – pgs. 258-274

Chapter 4 – pgs. 58-64

Paragraph #2

1/30

Paragraph #2 Due

Complex Sentences

Narration

READ:

Chapter 22 – pgs. 339-362

Chapter 3 – pgs. 51-57

Chapter 5 – pgs. 65-71

Paragraph #3

2/6

Paragraph #3 Due

Sentence Fragments

Exemplification

Description

READ:

Chapter 31 – pgs. 515-529

Chapter 12 -  pgs. 121-152

Chapter 13 – pgs. 153-166

2/13

Using Commas

Writing an Essay

Introductions and Conclusions

READ:

Chapter 26 – pgs. 411-421

Chapter 27 - pgs. 422-436

Chapter 14: Section A & C – pgs. 167-185, E-I- pgs. 193-226

2/20

Verbs: Past Tense

Verbs: Past Participle

Essay # 1: Description -or- Exemplification

READ:

Chapter 14: Section B – pgs. 174-180

Essay #1

2/27

Essay #1 Due

MIDTERM EXAM

MIDTERM EXAM

Essay #2: Narration

 

READ:

Chapter 23 – pgs. 363-380

Chapter 24 – pgs. 381-392

Chapter 25 – pgs. 393-408

Chapter 28 – pgs. 437-463

Essay #2

3/05

NO CLASS

 

SPRING BREAK

 

SPRING BREAK

3/12

Essay # 2 Due

 

Nouns and Pronouns

Subject/Verb Agreement

Dangling Modifiers

Illogical Shifts

Essay #2 Peer Reviews & Revisions

READ:

Chapter 29 – pgs. 464-475

Chapter 19 – pgs. 300-309

Chapter 32 – pgs. 531-539

Chapter 33 – pgs. 540-554

Chapter 14: Section F – pgs. 200-206

Essay #2 Revisions

3/19 NO CLASS

NO CLASS

NO CLASS

3/26

Essay #2 Revisions Due

Adjectives/Adverbs

Using Parallelism

Essay #3: Comparison & Contrast

Using Apostrophes

Understanding Mechanics

READ:

Chapter 14: Section E – pgs. 198-204

Chapter 34 – pgs. 555-575

Essay #3

 

4/2

Essay #3 Due

Essay #5 Due (in class)

Understanding Spelling

Essay #4: Cause & Effect

 

Essay #5: In-Class Writing – Final Essay Exam Practice

READ:

Ch. 18- pgs. 275-299

Ch. 20- pgs. 310-323

Ch. 14:  Sections G & H- pgs. 200-206 &

193-199

Essay #4

4/9

Essay #4 Due

 

Achieving Sentence Variety

Using Words Effectively

Essay #6: Classification & Definition In-Class Writing

Essay #6 Revisions

4/16

Essay #6 Revisions Due

Practice In Class Grammar Final Exam

Practice In Class Grammar Final Exam Review

 

4/23

All Essay Revisions Due

Final Exam Part One: Essay Writing Final

 

 

4/30

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Final Exam Part Two:  In Class Grammar Final Exam

 

 

 

**The instructor reserves the right to make modifications to this schedule including, but not limited to, additional tests, quizzes, and writing and/or reading assignments.

** Students are responsible for keeping up with any changes in course outline.

**Chapter exercises will be assigned by instructor and may be required to be graded in lab.

**Some writing assignments may be written in class. Students who are absent will receive a zero for those assignments.

**Students should bring Scantrons and #2 pencils for all tests, including the final exam. Students will also be required to bring bluebooks for the writing final, which is a timed, in-class writing exam.

**Please remember that this outline relates to class assignments only. Please refer to Lab Schedule for all lab assignments and deadlines.

** Lab assignments account for twenty per cent (20%) of your course grade. Failure to complete any lab assignments could significantly affect your grade for the course, and may in some cases, result in failure of the course.

**Lab assignment deadlines will be strictly enforced. Please complete all work in a timely manner as to avoid a reduction in your lab grade.

Essays:  All essays must be typed. Please make sure to use one inch margins and double space, using a font of ONLY 12. All essays must include a proper heading (name, date, class, my name, and a title). Essays must be at least 500 words (or 2 pages) – please do not exceed 3 pages.

 

Quizzes: Review quizzes will be given at the start of a class on material covered in prior class sessions. Quiz grades will be factored into your participation.  If you miss a class and/or are late, you are not able to make up a quiz.

 

Final Exam Schedule          NOTE: The essay writing final will be given on the last class meeting before the exam week period.  The grammar final will be given as follows:

         

Final Exam

Wed. April 30th 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

 

 

Last updated January 3, 2008

email Professor Hamilton at hamiltok@pbcc.edu