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Date

Assignment

Mon

7/20


Setting the Tone

  • Name cards

  • The class website

  • Syllabus Review

  • Policies Review

  • Ethics Agreement (due Monday, 7/27)

  • Turnitin Registration (due Friday, 7/24)

  • The birthday calendar

Reading Assignment: “Many In the Nation…” response due tomorrow

7/21

Setting the Tone, cont.

Socratic Discussions: What they are and why they matter



7/22

Routine and Independent: Vocabulary and Grammar lessons

7/23-24

Check out books

Assign: Writing Diagnostic—drafts due Th/Fr

  • Choose a prompt, and pick one primary pattern of development (pgs. 17-25). Approximately 500 words.

Lecture: Rhetorical Theory in a Nutshell

Mon

7/27


Discussion: How do you satiate your curiosity—free reading

Due: Chapter 1, The Language of Composition

  • Discussion

Assign: Chapter 2, The Language of Composition, due Monday

Due: Ethics Agreement

7/28

Research Project/Final: Introduction, objectives and requirements

7/29

Research Project/Final: finding a topic—preliminary broad topic is due Monday

7/30-31

Due/optional: Summer Reading (early in, 5% x/c) —tii upload required

Due: Writing Diagnostic—camera workshop, revisions due in one week

Mon

8/3


Due: Preliminary broad topic—research project

Due: Chapter 2, The Language of Composition

  • Discussion

Assign: Chapter 3, The Language of Composition, due Friday

8/4

CGCC Library Instruction—library reserved

8/5

Assign/SSR: “Never Argue with Stupid People”

  • Vocab logs out

8/6-7

Discussion/Groups: “Never Argue with Stupid People”, cont.

Close Reading Practice —time permitting



Due: Summer Reading —tii upload required

  • Discussion

Due: Chapter 3, The Language of Composition

  • Discussion

Due: Writing Diagnostic —tii upload required

Mon

8/10


Portfolio Exchanges

Due: Research Proposal revisions

Due: Grammar Lesson #1: Parallel Structures

8/11

Close Reading Practice—MLK’s “I Have a Dream”

8/12

School Pictures

Analysis: Martin Luther King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail”



8/13-14

Analysis: Martin Luther King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail”

  • Assign: Graphic Organizer, due 8/18—tii upload required

Synthesis essay writing practice

Due: Summer Reading (25% late penalty) —tii upload required

Mon

8/17


Synthesis essay writing practice

Due: Vocabulary Log #1

8/18

Due: Graphic Organizer: Martin Luther King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail”

8/19

Introduction/Unit One: A brief look at philosophy

8/20-21

CGCC Library Instruction—library reserved

Mon

8/24


Due: Graphic Organizer: Martin Luther King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” —tii upload required

Annotated Bibliographies—this is how it’s done; #1 is due 9/3-4

Video: Plato


8/25

Due: Dialectical journal/Socratic Discussion: for Plato’s “The Allegory of the Cave”

8/26

Unit One: A brief look at philosophy: free will

Assign: Roy Baumeister’s “Do You Really Have Free Will?”



8/27-28

Due: Dialectical journal/Socratic Discussion: Roy Baumeister’s “Do You Really Have Free Will?”

Mon

8/31


Due: Vocabulary Log #2; Vocabulary Sentence Set #1 —tii upload required

Introduction/Overview: Transcendentalism



9/1

Unit One: A brief look at philosophy: The Transcendentalists

  • William Cullen Bryant’s “Thanatopsis”

9/2

Unit One: A brief look at philosophy: The Transcendentalists

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson—reading only

9/3-4

Due: Research Project/Final: Bibliographies 1 and 2 —tii upload required

Due: Dialectical Journal: Emerson’s bio and essays

Mon

9/7


No School: Labor Day Holiday

9/8

Due: Grammar Lesson #2: Direct, Precise and Active Verbs

Close Reading Practice



9/9

Supplemental Essay Reading: reflections on philosophy

Assign: Revised and final position statement for research project, due tomorrow

Unit One: A brief look at philosophy: The Transcendentalists


  • Assign: from Thoreau’s Walden

9/10-11

CGCC Library Instruction—library reserved

Mon

9/14


Due: Vocabulary Log #3

Counseling Department: ECAP requirements



9/15

Socratic Discussion Prep: from Thoreau’s Walden

9/16

Socratic Discussion: from Thoreau’s Walden

9/17-18

SAT Synthesis Writing

Due: Research Project/Final: Bibliographies 3 and 4 —tii upload required

Mon

9/21


Due: Grammar Lesson #3: Subordination in the Complex Sentence

Assign Homework: find satire

Close Reading Practice


9/22

Writer’s Workshop: philosophy essays

9/23

Introduction/Unit Two: The Art of Satire

9/24-25

Due: Philosophy essays—tii upload required

Introduction/Unit Two: The Art of Satire



9/26-10/14

Fall Intercession

10/14

Welcome back activity: America’s gun issue

10/15-16

Synthesis writing practice

Mon

10/19


Review philosophy essays and assign revisions—due 10/26

Due: Synthesis writing practice—scoring (please have your essay word-processed)

Due: Vocabulary Log #4; Vocabulary Sentence Set #2 —tii upload required

Due: Research Project/Final: Bibliographies 5, 6 and 7 —tii upload required

10/20

Synthesis essay scoring

10/21

Unit Two: The Art of Satire

  • Jessica Mitford’s “Behind the Formaldehyde Curtain”

10/22-23

Unit Two: The Art of Satire

  • Jessica Mitford’s “Behind the Formaldehyde Curtain,” cont.

Mon

10/26


Due: Philosophy essays reflections/revisions

Due: Grammar Lesson #4: Cumulative, Periodic and Inverted Sentences

  • Close Reading Practice

10/27

Unit Two: The Art of Satire

  • Assign: Satire Projects, due 11/10

  • Analyzing satire/Timed Writing: The Coke letters

10/28

PSAT Testing

10/29-30

Unit Two: The Art of Satire

  • Analyzing Satire/Timed Writing: The Onion’s “MagnaSoles”

Mon

11/2


Due: Vocabulary Log #5

Introducing Mark Twain



  • Review requirements

  • Check out books

11/3

Introducing Mark Twain

  • Ken Burn’s documentary

  • Assign biographical reading

11/4

Introducing Mark Twain

  • SSR: biographical reading

11/5-6

Due: Biographical Reading/Notes

  • “The Seriously Funny Man” by Richard Lacayo

  • “America’s Original Superstar” by Roy Blount, Jr.

  • “Getting Past Black and White” by Stephen L. Carter

  • Blog: “In Defense of a Loaded Word”

Mon

11/9


Due: Research Project/Final: Bibliographies 8, 9 and 10 —tii upload required

  • Assign: Final Position Statement/Intro Paragraph, due 11/16

  • Close Reading: AP-level M/C practice

11/10

Due: Presentations: Satire Projects

11/11

No School: Veteran’s Day Holiday

11/12-13

Presentations: Satire Projects, wrapped

Distribute and Discuss: Ancillary readings for Huck Finn



Mon

11/16


Due: Vocabulary Log #6; Vocabulary Sentence Set #3 —tii upload requi

Due: Final Position Statement/Intro Paragraph

  • Writer’s Workshop/Camera (revisions due 11/24)

11/17

Due: All Make-up satire projects will be presented today

Mark Twain’s “Only a N…”

Video: Mark Twain Tonight!


11/18

SSR: Ancillary Reading: Hsuan Hsu’s excerpt from Vagrancy and Comparative Radicalization in Huckleberry Finn and “Three Vagabonds of Trinidad”

11/19-20

Due: Part I: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn tii upload required

Reading, Part I, Chapters 1-18



  • Ancillary Reading: Hsuan Hsu’s excerpt from Vagrancy and Comparative Radicalization in Huckleberry Finn and “Three Vagabonds of Trinidad”

Mon

11/23


Whorton out/Sub in

Due: Grammar Lesson #5: Coordination in the Compound Sentence

  • SSR: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

11/24

Due: Introductions: Research Papers

Reading/Thinking: “Recovering from Hate”

11/25

Thinking/Discussion: “Recovering from Hate”

11/26-27

No School: Thanksgiving Holiday

Mon

11/30


Due: Vocabulary Log #7

  • Close Reading: AP-level M/C practice

12/1

Close Reading: Mark Twain’s “Advice to Youth”

Viewing: Mark Twain Tonight!”



12/2

SSR: Ancillary Reading: Lionel Trilling’s “The Greatness of Huckleberry Finn”

12/3-4

Due: Part II: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn tii upload required

Reading, Part II, Chapters 19-30: December 3/4 (Day 1)/(Day 2)



    • Ancillary Reading: Lionel Trilling’s “The Greatness of Huckleberry Finn”

Mon

12/7


Assign: Vocabulary Compilations, DUE 12/14

Assign: Portfolio Archiving, DUE 12/14

SSR/Reading: Mark Twain’s “Corn-Pone Opinions” page 717


  • Complete your assigned question, revise and word-process as homework

12/8

Due: Assigned Discussion/Activity question: Mark Twain’s “Corn-Pone Opinions”

12/9

SSR: Ancillary Reading: Jane Smiley’s “Say It Ain’t So, Huck”

  • Groups 1 and 2 need to write and answer three questions from this essay

12/10-11

Due: Part III: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn tii upload required

Reading, Part III, Chapters 31-end: December 10/11 (Day 1)/(Day 2)



    • Ancillary Reading: Jane Smiley’s “Say It Ain’t So, Huck”

BOOKS WILL BE CHECKED IN AT THE END OF THE PERIOD!

Mon

12/14


Due: Vocabulary Log #8/Vocab Compilations

Portfolio updates



12/15

Semester evaluations

12/16

Finals: Comprehensive Exam: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The exam includes questions for the biographical materials, and all other ancillary readings. Open book/open notes.



12/17

Finals: Comprehensive Exam: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The exam includes questions for the biographical materials, and all other ancillary readings. Open book/open notes.




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