[JALC College Calendar]
E138, John A. Logan College
6:00 pm - 8:50 pm
calendar is set up in reverse chronological order.
FINAL: DECEMBER 16th, 6-8pm
THE FOLLOWING DATES
Bring all of your work to date - final papers and drafting materials.
Final research paper due (with all drafted materials)
Mock Essay rewrites due
Prep for final exam
Draft of research paper due (2 copies - one with & one without name)
Peer editing & conferencing
Turn in opposite assignment from last class (annotated bib. OR outline)
Journal: Past few weeks & visions of the future
Sentence outlines & annotated bibliographies due (50 pts each)
Evaluating Web Pages: UC Berkeley
Draft research essay - due December 2nd (2 copies - one with name / one without for peer review)
Research essay final due December 9th (include all drafted materials with final)
Read and analyze model research paper (chapter 22 in text)
Essays back & conferencing for research & rewrites
Mock Essay Rewrites due December 9th
Short stories & in-class essay exam - how to write a solid essay in an hour
Discuss and prep: organizational strategies, review stories, review notes on irony
Write in-class essay 1+ hour (attach rubric)
Mini-make up for absentees from last week (you know who you are!)
Homework: Annotated bibliographies & sentence outlines due 11/18 - must email if you are absent
NO CLASS NEXT WEEK: NOVEMBER 11TH = VETERAN'S DAY
Rewrites of Educational Reflections due: MUST HAVE ORIGINAL W/ TEACHER COMMENTARY TO BE ACCEPTED
Library Field Trip - 6:00pm Head to the library for research lesson: Bring list of potential topics for research paper to use
7:00- 8:00pm conduct research: Steps in the research process
8:00 - 8:50 pm - back to the regular classroom to debrief
Homework: Annotated Bibliography (due 11/13) & read chapter 22 in text: pages 423-445
Mock Essays Due. 100 pts. Staple order: rubric, final copy (with works cited), drafts
Rewrites of educational reflections due next week: MUST HAVE ORIGINAL W/ TEACHER COMMENTARY TO BE ACCEPTED
Journal: Dinner - who & why or movie - which one & why
Literary Analysis: Irony in short stories
Read Short Stories: "Sweets to the Sweet," "Just Lather, That's All," & "Tomorrow & Tomorrow & Tomorrow"
List of topics for research
Turn in summary of "How to Make it in College"
Receive Educational Reflections back - Rewrites due October 28th. Must have original w/ teacher commentary to be re-graded.
Turn in copy of mock essay drafts.
Bring electronic copies or print two - one with your name and one without.
Conferences & revising
Journal - Freewrite: stream of consciousness, rant & rave, moan & gripe, etc.
Receive Mock Essay body paragraph drafts
Discuss revision techniques
Look at student model - this is the example we looked at in class. Follow the sample re: usage of quotes for support.
Remember to use models as templates for your own writing (see Mock Essay assignment link on 9/23)
Homework: Revisions with introductions / conclusions due next class period. Bring electronic copy. Will print one copy with your name for Borger and another copy with no name. Make sure essays have titles.
Read essay: "How to Make it in College, Now That You're Here" page 734 of text. Write summary (1/2 page, descriptive & informative together as one paragraph).
September 30th: Thanks again for another grueling night of drafting work!
7:00 - Ideal Job
Check ideas / maps / outlines
Group work: Idea Bouncing
Draft body paragraphs - due at the end of class
Incorporate quotes (minimum of one
quote per body paragraph)
6:00 - Dream Job *nixed - save for another class*
Summary check "A Modest Proposal"
Discuss Swift's argument
Discuss sample essays: South Park & Chickens
Brainstorm Mock Essay ideas. Use popular satire for ideas. The Onion: http://www.theonion.com/content/index
Due next week: an outline / map
of main ideas and quotes from "credible" sources
Read the following sections in your text
52-63 "Step 1: Begin with a Point, or Thesis" & "Step 2: Supporting the Thesis"
350-352 "Strategies for Argument"
432-435 "Documentation of Sources"
possible quiz next week
Peruse this section for your own improvement:
September 16th: Thank you for a night of very hard work gals & guys!
Turn in drafted paragraphs (summary of article followed by opinion / response X3)
6:00 - Film
Mug Shots (Oh Yeah!)
Introductions & Conclusions
Sew paragraphs together
Print a copy & staple & turn in to Borger
Peer Review: (if there is time)
Read, annotate, and write summary on Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal"
Journal Writing: due at the end of class
6:00 - Best & Worst Educational Experiences
MUG SHOTS! (skipped, AGAIN!)
SENSE Survey (40 minutes)
Turn in summaries and annotated articles
View 20/20 video's
Take notes & write summaries on videos
Draft reflective essay: problems in education; save so you can re-edit; print & turn in @ beginning of next class (50 pts)
Journal writing: due at the end of class tonight
6:00 - thoughts on the week
Turn in annotated articles for points
Turn in letters of introduction for points
Complete Summary writing notes
Write summaries for articles
Group work: compare summaries,
collaborate, and "Frankenstein" one summary set per group
Compare and discuss group work
Write summaries over all articles: descriptive and informative (see student samples of summaries)
Bring all articles and summaries to class and be prepared to write on them next Wednesday
Find out which students are good liars and dole out extra-credit
Syllabus & class procedures
Set up and confirm student email
Journal writing - 3 per class session
Non-fiction: Summary writing
Read & annotate two articles: "Will Johnny Get A's?" & "Difficult Transition"
Letters of introduction Due on September 2nd
Last Update: December 15, 2009 12:00 pm