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StrahanEnglish Writing 4

SCHEDULE OF READINGS AND ESSAY ASSIGNMENTS
(This schedule is subject to change. Check ilearn for updates.) The following abbreviations are used below:
GfW = Grammar for Writers – bring to class
NLMG = Never Let Me Go – read before class
Materials posted on ilearn should be read and/or completed before class.

Week 1
Ap. 2
Introduction to class
Review of irregular verbs
Ap. 4
Read “The Iks” and do the accompanying Vocabulary and Questions to Guide your Reading. (Find posted under Course Materials on ilearn.)
GfW Chpt 1
Week 2
Ap. 9
Peer Review of Summary of “The Iks.” (Bring typed copy to class.)
GfW Chpt 4
Ap. 11
Supplemental Readings - Said, Sen, Sagan, Dalai Lama, Miner

Week 3
Ap. 16
Planning and Drafting Workshop
NLMG Chpt 1
Ap. 18
Peer Review of Rough Draft
NLMG Chpt 2-3
Week 4
Ap. 23*ESSAY #1 DUE
GfW Chpt 5
Ap. 25
Read and Summarize Jared Diamond Essay,
In-class Revision
NLMG Chpt 4
Week 5
Ap. 30
Supplemental Readings – Hoffer, Berry, Wilson, Mednick
May 2
Developing a Thesis and an Outline
GfW Chpt 9
Week 6
May 7
Rough Draft Peer Review #1- content
GfW Chpt 10
May 9
Sentence Revision Practice (posted)
Rough Draft Peer Review #2 – grammar and mechanics
GfW Appendix 9

Week 7
May14*ESSAY #2 DUE
NLMGChpt 5-9
GfW Chpt 7 pp 89-96
May 16
GfW Chpt 7 pp 97-105
NLMG Chpt 10-14
Week 8
May 21
IN-CLASS ESSAY #3
May 23
IN-CLASS ESSAY #3
Week 9
May 28
NLMG complete Part 2
Discuss Essay #4 Assignment
May 30
Discuss Readings for the Final
Week 10
June 4
Peer Review of Rough Draft
NLMG Part 3
June 6*Essay #4 Due
Review for Final
Final Exam
June 10
11:30-2:30
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