English 105



Teri Tosspon
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Office hours: afternoons and by appointment

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Weds



All classes
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Vocabulary Assignments:
Choose 10 words from the articled assigned/researched.
Write word, definition, and sentence using that word correctly.
If you cannot locate any vocabulary in the article,
choose vocabulary from this list:
https://www.msu.edu/~defores1/gre/vocab/gre_vocab.htm
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due 1 week after each essay is returned to you
http://ttosspon.wikispaces.com/GrammarLog - tools/links to help you complete grammar logs
Is your thesis good? Check! http://writing2.richmond.edu/writing/wweb/thesisex.html




Course Schedule


COURSE AT A GLANCE - intended for guidelines/materials only, see YOUR SYLLABUS for YOUR ASSIGNMENT DEADLINES. In
-Class on that date
Assignments
Due @ next class meeting
Week 1
Interview, Prewriting - Chpt 1
Syllabus & schedule
Diagnostic Essay



Freewrite
Pre-Writing Strategies 1
Prewriting - Cubing, Listing, Matrixing

submit to www.healdlogin.com
Read:

Week 2
Reading Writing Connection – Chpt 8
Thesis Statements – Chpt 2
Narration – Chpt 12




https://jeopardylabs.com/play/heald-english-105-week-26
Read: Narrative Examples in book: pgs 349-353
Vocabulary 1
Narrative Essay 1st draft
DUE @ beginning of NEXT MEETING (50 points)



Grammar Log* for Diagnostic
Vocabulary Assignments:
Choose 10 words from your narrative. Try to challenge yourself - use the thesaurus, stretch your vocabulary!
Write word, definition, and sentence using that word correctly.
If you cannot locate any vocabulary,
choose vocabulary from this list:
https://www.msu.edu/~defores1/gre/vocab/gre_vocab.htm
Week 3
Beginnings and Endings – Chpt 4
Narration – Chpt 12
Peer Revision 1
Drafting/Revising – Chpt 5




arrative Essay Final Draft
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Read:Chapter 4

Week 4
Body Paragraphs – Chpt 3
Compare/Contrast pgs 227-248
Using Sources/Quotes



Grammar Log* for Narrative
Compare/Contrast Research
Read: Compare/Contrast Student Essays – pgs 233-239
Vocabulary 3*
Research Scaffold*





Week 5
Compare/Contrast pgs 227-248
Using Sources/Quotes
Sentences – Chpt 6






Compare/Contrast
1st DraftDUE @ beginning of NEXT MEETING (50 points)


Week 6
Compare/Contrast pgs 227-248
Word Logic – Chpt 7


Compare/Contrast Final Draft
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Read: Causal Essay Example

eek 7
Causal Analysis pgs 274-285
Begin Benchmark – Topic & Outline






Benchmark Research
Read: Student Essay and “Some Lessons...” pgs 279-284
Benchmark Vocabulary
Benchmark Research Scaffold



Week 8
Causal Analysis pgs 274-285
Grammar Review – Chpt 20




Benchmark 1st Draft
(50 points) DUE @ beginning of NEXT MEETING
Week 9
Benchmark - Peer Review
Grammar review/clean up







Benchmark Final Draft
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Prepare oral presentation
Week 10
Oral presentations
Final Exam Part I

Week 11
Oral presentations
Final Exam



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Sample Essays:

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