English 10, Heald College.

Mondays, Jan-April 2011

Teri Tosspon, M.A.

Jan - April 2011
ttosspon@gmail.com
http://ttosspon.wikispaces.com/English+10_Mondays
(949) 682-8374
Office hours: Monday and Thursday afternoons, other times by appointment


Course at a Glance*








Week 1
1/17
Holiday – Martin Luther King, Jr Day
NO Class

Week 2
1/24
· Introductions
· Importance of Communication
· Course Policies and Syllabus
Read “How to Mark a Book,” pgs 645 OR
“What is Intelligence” 669




Homework: Chapter 1
“Strategies for the Active Reader” 614
- RWS = USE READING WORKSHEET-
Journal 1: Reflection/Plans







Week 3
01/31
· Recognizing Elements of Good Writing
· Working with Paragraphs: Topic Sentences and Controlling Ideas



Quiz - Week 2


· Homework: Vocabulary Sign Up
Read Chapters 2, 16
Journal 2: 21st Century Communication
RWS “Changing American Family, ” 674



Week 4
02/07
· Parts of Speech Review
· Supporting Details in Paragraphs
· Subjects and Verbs
· Making Subjects and Verbs Agree



Homework Read Chapters 3, 4, 17
Journal 3- Changing
Journal 4- Influences
RWS “Why Don’t These Women...?” 682




Week 5
02/14
· Developing Paragraphs: Illustration,
· Understanding Fragments and Phrases
*Test 1*-Chapters 1-3




Homework: Read Chapters 5, 18
Journal 5 Illustration (choose Assign 1, 2, 3, or 4 pgs 363-366)
RWS “My Heroes” page 634




Week 6
02/21
NO Class Holiday
President’s day
No Class Holiday

Week 7
02/28
· Combining Sentences Using Coordination
· Combining Sentences Using Subordination
· Developing Paragraphs: Narration


Homework: Read Chapters 6, 7, 19
RWS “My Daughter Smokes,” 620
Journal 6: Narration (choose Assign 1, 2, 3, or 4 pgs 381-384)



Week 8
03/07
Correcting Fragments and Run-Ons Capitalization and Punctuation
Developing Paragraphs: Description
*Test 2*-Chapters 4-8
Homework Read Chapter 8, 13, 20
RWS “A Day at the Theme Park” 631
Journal 7: Description (choose Assign1, 2, 3, or 4 pgs 405-408)


Week 9
03/14
Choosing correct Pronouns
Working with Adjectives, Adverbs, and Structure
Final Paper Pre-Writing Developing Paragraphs (chpt 21): process analysis

Homework Read Chapter 9, 10, 21
RWS “Slice of life” 642
Journal 8: Process Analysis

Final Paper – Rough Draft
(if you do not bring the rough draft next week, you will lose 50 points)

Week 10
03/21
Irregular Verb forms
Verbs
Review for final
Final Paper Editing



Homework Reading:
Chpt 11, 12
Final Paper – Final Draft

Week 11
03/28
Mastering Verb Tenses
Review of Course Material
Final Exam
Final Paper due
Final Paper Packet due







Week 2 Jeopardy Game - Quiz for Week 2. Must get 15 of these correct to pass.

Vocabulary - see Words Page

Resources to Prevent Common Errors
Common Errors



Videos & Links


Doing research? Use www.google.com, scholar.google.com and other websites
Grammar Rocks!

Grammar Games

Subject/Verb Agreement - Subject Verb Game online


Heald Portal (check grades here) http://myportal.heald.edu(go to Assignments, not Grades)Heald Email http://webmail.heald.edu
Heald CARES assistance program http://healdcares.com