Folder as your name plate0 Place the folder in front of you so the fold is at the top and it is laying in a horizontal position.0 Write your first name (or other name that you want to be called) in large letters on front of folder0 Add 3 things by drawing, words or combination that introduces you to the class
General0 14 weeks every Saturday until December 8th excluding the Saturday after Thanksgiving 8:30 a.m. – 1:20 p.m.0 We will have at least one break during lecture0 Lecture - lectures, discussions, written assignments and quizzes0 Lab – working on written assignments – first drafts and revisions of drafts0 Yes, attendance is part of your grade via class activities and assignments during lecture and lab0 All written assignments are to be sent to me through Blackboard and given to me at the beginning of class in print the day that it is due
Other InformationFood and drink - You may bring a snack anddrinkBathrooms – Please do not hesitate to go, justreturn quicklyCell Phones and other electronics – Pleaseleave on silent mode; do not answer or takecalls in class; if you need to text, be quick andconcise.Computer Usage – please refrain from usingsocial media and other non- academic sites
Contact me….The phone number directs you to the Englishdepartment so it may be a day or two before I get yourmessageSend me an e-mail throughBlackboard or FCC e-mailOffice Hours:By appointment
Assignments0 Timed writings – 20 Essays – 6 that will be written outside of class0 Quizzes – 40 Class Assignments/participation – weekly (some based on readings outside of class)
Virtual Library Orientation Term Paper AssistanceIntroduction to the Library and Find citation guides and otherresearch. term paper help.Library Catalog Ask a Reference LibrarianFind print and digital books. Student Technology Help DeskResearch Collections Request Forms for Library ServicesFind journals, newspapers, reportsand reference materials. Blackboard AssistanceResearch GuidesFind the best Library and Internetsources by subject.
Have questions about how to write aresearch paper? The WritingWondering whether the grammar andpunctuation in your paper are correct? CenterLooking for a quiet computer lab oncampus where you can get someschool work done?Then consider visiting the WritingCenter, in the Library Building, RoomL-106.The staff specializes in helpingstudents learn how todevelop, organize, and proofread theirown writing, or make sense of reading Contact Informationassignments. Writing Center Phone: 301.846.2619No appointment is necessary for theseone-on-one sessions. Just drop in for a Betsey Zwingfree, 30-minute session. Writing Center Manager Phone: 301.846.2520
Now it’s your turn:On the index card, please write your name at the top.Then complete this paragraph: When I am required to write a factual orprofessional paper, ___________________________ -tell how it makes you feel -what can you do well -what makes you struggle - what writing processes or steps do you useWrite on both sides if you need the spaceComplete the activity and return the card to me.
Yes, there is oneThe Writing Process Will I have to use it?
Step 1 - Exploring Ideas * Consider the subject (topic) * Consider the Purpose- to inform to persuade*Consider the to entertainaudience to narrate -varies on to illustratesituation and to evaluatepurpose to analyze How do you know the purpose?
Step 3 -Organizing• Choosing details that answer the prompt• Creating the outline from chosen details
Step 4 -First Draft• Using the outline or organizer, consider the content to “fill in” the essay • Thesis statement w/in the introductory paragraph • Body paragraphs • Concluding paragraph
Step 5 -Revising• Review the draft • Cut parts • Add information • Rearrange sentences and paragraphs to increase logical flow of the essay • Rewrite for clarity • Read it aloud
Step 5 -Final Copy (Publish)-Print a copy -Edit -look for grammar and writing mechanic errors -Print another copy - Proof - look for spelling errors, word choice, punctuationThen print copy for grading andsubmit to BlackBoard
Essay 1- Study the FCC poster, which the college sends to prospectivestudents, and respond in an essay to the following questions: whatimage of itself is the college establishing with this poster? Whatelements of the poster’s composition and design support thisimage? From your own experience and what you have observed thisweek at FCC, is that self-image accurate? Why or why not?
Prewriting for Essay 1 Draft 1Subject (topic): Purpose: Audience:Impact of poster Peerson school To inform InstructorYour personal To persuade College Deanperception of you To entertainas a student To evaluateFCC marketing To illustrateimage
1. On the Computer, open a new word document.2. Save it as Essay 1 Draft 1.3. At the upper left corner: 1. Type your first and last name 2. Next row, add the date 8/25/12. 3. Title Essay Draft #1 FCC Poster Consider – the subject (topic) the purpose the audience Write your first draft When completed: SAVE, print and attach to the blackboard
Text Resources Locator Guide – Step-by-step very back of the directions for the book writing process p128 Table of Contents – Questions for peer p.XXXVI responses p 130-31 Take action charts p “How to Use The 126 Bedford Guide Quick format guides introduction p 1- p 128-30 1viii Editing Guides and Checklists 132
First Week’s AssignmentSeptember Study: BG 6 -36 1 Study: BG 116-135 Reading Processes Critical Thinking Due: Answer in written format: Answers Introduce “Comparison/Contrast” P 120 Questions 1,3,4,5 to be Essay P 123 Questions entered 1,4,5,6,7 via MLA Style for Documenting Blackboa Sources Study: BG 455 - 456 rd before class Focus: time - Thesis Statement Assign Essay 2
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