English 101 Assignments

ENGLISH 101

Spring 2019 – MW 6:30-7:50pm

MENH 244

Section # 36588

Professor Laurisa Reyes

 

Note: This syllabus may be altered by the instructor at any time for any reason.

 

Weekly Reading & Assignments

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  • Class Discussions/Essays/Group Projects – Mondays (except holidays)

  • In Class Quizzes & Writing Assignments - Wednesdays

 

WEEK 1 (Feb 4 & 6):

Introduction to English 101

Group Project Assignments

Independent Reading Selections

Introduction to Community Based Learning

Discuss 1st Essay Assignment

 

WEEK 2 (Feb 11 & 13): Class on Wednesday cancelled

They Say, I Say – Chapter 1 “They Say”

“Two Years Are Better Than Four” by Liz Addison

& “Hidden Intellectualism” by Gerald Graff

Essay #1 – Outline (Due Wednesday)

Non-fiction book selection/CBL team selection

Discuss Outlines & They Say, I Say online access

 

WEEK 3 (Feb 20): No School Monday 2/18

Quiz on They Say, I Say – Chapter 1 & “What You Eat Is Your Business”

by Radley Balko

Essay #1 – 1st Draft (Due Wednesday)

In-Class Peer Review (Wednesday)

CBL Group Project Proposal (Due Wednesday)

 

 

 

WEEK 4 (Feb 25 & 27):

They Say, I Say – Chapter 2 & “Minority Student Clubs: Segregation or Integration?” by Gabriela Moro

Essay #1 – 2nd Draft (Due Monday – TLC visit required)

Non-fiction book check (Must have book in hand by Monday)

 

WEEK 5 (Mar 4 & 6):

They Say, I Say – Chapter 3 & “Does Texting Affect Writing?” by Michaela Cullington

Essay #1 – Final Draft (Due Monday)

 

WEEK 6 (Mar 11 & 13):

They Say, I Say – Chapter 4 & “Are Too Many People Going to College?” by Charles Murray

Essay #2 – Outline (Due Monday)

CBL Group Project Update #1 (Due Wednesday)

 

WEEK 7 (Mar 18 & 20):

They Say, I Say – Chapter 5 & “The ‘Other’ Side Is Not Dumb” by Sean Blanda

Essay #2 – 1st Draft (Due Monday)

In-Class Peer Review (Monday)

Non-fiction book – Annotation Check #2 (Wednesday)

 

WEEK 8 (Mar 25 & 27):

They Say, I Say – Chapter 6 & “Organ Sales Will Save Lives” by Joanna Mackay (online only)

Essay #2 – 2nd Draft (Due Monday – TLC visit required)

 

SPRING BREAK: APRIL 1-7

 

WEEK 9 (Apr 8 & 10):

They Say, I Say – Chapter 7 & “Don’t Blame the Eater” by David Zinczenko

Essay #2 – Final Draft (Due Monday)

Book Group Activity #1

Non-fiction book – Annotation Check #3 (final) (Wednesday)

 

WEEK 10 (Apr 15 & 17):

They Say, I Say – Chapter 8 & “Blue Collar Brilliance” by Mike Rose

Essay #3 – Outline (Due Monday)

Book Group Activity #2

 

WEEK 11 (Apr 22 & 24):

They Say, I Say – Chapter 9 & “Why America is Self-Segregating” by Danah Boyd

Essay #3 – 1st Draft (Due Monday)

In-Class Peer Review (Monday)

CBL Group Project Update #2 (Due Wednesday)

 

WEEK 12 (Apr 29 & May1):

They Say, I Say – Chapters 10 & 11 & “Should Everyone Go To College?” by Stephanie Owen and Isabel Sawhill

Essay #3 – 2nd Draft (Due Monday – TLC visit required)

 

WEEK 13 (May 6 & 8):

They Say, I Say – Chapter 12

Essay #3 – Final Draft (Due Monday)

Class Debates – Based on Independent Reading Selections

CBL Group Project Reflection (Due Wednesday)

 

WEEK 14 (May 13 & 15):

Student Interviews

Portfolio Revision (Due Monday)

Group Project Presentations Approvals (Due Wednesday)

 

WEEK 15 (May 20 & 22):   

Group Project Time Sheets (Due Monday)

Group Project Presentations

Review for Final Exam

 

WEEK 16 (May 29): No School Monday 5/27

Final Exam

CLASS ASSIGNMENT DOCS

CLASS HANDOUTS

Essay Assignment #3

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