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Comp i homework and reading schedule

  1. 1. Comp I Homework and Reading Schedule Week Assigned Reading (for next week) Assigned Homework (Due next week) One Read Longman Writer pp. 21-24; PHRG pp. 2-6 Spend 10 minutes clustering/mapping (by hand) one Handout narrative (TBA) There will be a brief quiz on the of the topics you did not do in handout next week. class – 1. Friends – 2. Malls – 3. Leisure – 4. Television – 5. Required courses – 6. Manners – 7. Auto Racing – 8. Favorite Sports – 9. Favorite foods TYPE 3-4 sentences answering these questions: – A. How did free writing and clustering work to warm up my mind? – B. What challenges did you find? – C. Do I think I will use free writing/clustering again? Two Read in Longman Writer pages 55-60. PHRG pages 13, 17-20. Complete 2 Letters, 2 Audiences assignment—write a formal Handout narrative (TBA) There will be a brief quiz on the complaint letter to the president handout next week. of the STA (Spokane Transit Authority). You are upset because the driver on your route is a dangerous driver. Write a second complaint letter to a friend (this letter will be much more informal). The purpose of
  2. 2. this exercise is to practice writing in different tones (levels of formality) Three Read in Longman Writer Write 1 well developed pages 55 to 60 paragraph of 8-12 sentences on a PH Ref. Guide p. 13 and pp. 17-20 Childhood Memory. Use checklist on pp 58 to help with Handout narrative (TBA) There will be a brief quiz on the homework assignment. handout next week. Remember to make your paragraph unified, specific, well developed and coherent. Choose and utilize 1 of the 4 organizational methods for your paragraph. Typed, double-spaced, Font size 12. Four Longman Writer pp. 54-60 Course Project Part I PH Ref. Guide pp. 20-24 and review pp. 17-18 Handout narrative (TBA) There will be a brief quiz on the handout next week. Five Longma Childhood Revision—see my n Writer comments. Revise for unity, pp.38-43 organization, and coherence. pp.46-52 Submit new revision and original draft. Don’t forget to mention Handout your organizational method. narrative Think about the shape of your paragraph. Does it feel complete? (TBA) There Does it feel somewhat self- will be a contained? brief quiz on the handout - Write an Intro Paragraph w/ next week. Thesis Statement. See hand out pp 35-36 - Write 3 body paragraphs, each on a different type of evidence supporting the Thesis. - Write a Conclusion Paragraph that summarizes your main points.
  3. 3. Six Longma - Course Project Part two: n Writer Selecting and narrowing the topic pp.31-32 pp.378-386 Read assignments 2, 3, and 4 on pp.518-519 page 412 of The Longman Writer. Select one of the situations ("flunking out," the PH Ref. Guide "trash crisis," or "Turn off the pp.410-415 TV") and follow the directions given in the book. Submit a Handout narrative (TBA) There will be a brief quiz on the minimum of three well- handout next week. developed paragraphs. Remember that a "well developed” paragraph has a topic sentence, supporting sentences, and a conclusion sentence. Submit your work in a Word document. Seven Longman Writer - Write an Illustration essay (see pp.155-162pp.231-236 page 261 or the handout for pp.76-82 topics) PH Ref. Guide - Use sensory details or specific examples pp.406-407 - Use action verbs Handout narrative (TBA) There will be a brief quiz on the handout next week. - Intro, 3 body paragraphs, Conclusion - Typed, double-spaced, normal font No Course Project Homework This week(Use this week to get caught up) Eight PH Ref. Guide Course project part 3 pp. 212-217 and pp. 218-228 pp. Rework your resume using the 88-98 skills gained in lecture OR write a cover letter for a job position you want. Handout narrative (TBA) There will be a brief quiz on the handout next week. Nine Longman Writer Homework: turn in a rough draft pp.193-202pp.344-352 of your final paper to me next PH Ref. Guide week. I’ll look it over and give it pp.416-446 back. Handout narrative
  4. 4. (TBA) There will be a brief quiz on the handout next week. Ten Longman Writer Final Paper due next week: Give pp.303-311 yourself time away from the paper pp.79-81 BEFORE you perform the last PH Ref. Guide proofread. pp.407-408 Adjust the paragraph settings in Microsoft Word 2007. Ask me Handout narrative (TBA) There will be a brief quiz on the how to do this if you get handout next week. confused. Commas/periods go inside the quotes. Long sentences are fine, but hard to pull off. When in doubt, use shorter sentences. Proofreading out loud will help check for sentence errors. 90% of the time, commas should appear in pairs (within the same sentence). “Which” always gets a comma. “That” doesn’t. Effect vs. Affect. Numbers 1-9 get spelled out. Don’t forget to use MLA style. (work cited page goes last) Eleven You made it!! Woohoo!

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