English 1, Section 80158, Tu&Th 11:00-12:15, Room 808

General Info Syllabus
English 1 SLO Student Learning Outcomes
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The Students

Week 1 Assignments Beginning Monday, 8/13/2012;
The Commercial Neil Postman's article on advertisements
Ring Around the Collar More from Neil Postman
Week 2 Assignments Beginning Monday 8/20/2012
Vanguard Ad From the August 24, 2009 New Yorker
Week 3 Assignments Beginning Monday,8/27/2012; Last day to add classes and to drop w/o "W", Sunday, 9/2.
MLA format example
MLA format of a TV ad
Conjunctions & Punctuation
Ad Paper Grading Rubric
Ira Glass on Storytelling Part 1
Tuesday's Whiteboard
Thursday's Whiteboard
Week 4 Assignments Beginning Tuesday, 9/4/2012; Labor Day Weekend, no classes Saturday through Monday, 9/3,
Erik Erikson's eight stages
Compact Eight Stages
Week 5 Assignments Beginning Monday, 9/10/2012;
Grading Notation
Sentence Patterns
Conjunctions & Punctuation
Week 6 Assignments Beginning Wednesday, 9/17/2012
Week 7 Assignments Beginning Monday, 9/24/2012
Forgiving Our Fathers Dick Lourie
Native American Timeline From the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
Week 8 Assignments Beginning Monday, 10/1/2012
Week 9 Assignments Beginning Monday, 10/8/2012; Faculty In-service, No class on Friday, 10/12.
Theme for English B Langston Hughes
Week 10 Assignments Beginning Monday, 10/15/2012
Here and Now on Deportation NPR's Robin Young
Without A Country LA Times report by Richard Marosi
Week 11 Assignments Beginning Monday, 10/22/2012; Last day to drop with "W", Sunday. 10/28
Chaser the Border Collie Neil deGrasse Tyson on NOVA
Pirahã Language Article I wrote for The Benicia Herald
Week 12 Assignments Beginning Monday, 10/29/2012
Week 13 Assignments Beginning Monday, 11/5/2012
Week 14 Assignments Beginning Tuesday, 11/13/2012; Veteran's Day, No Class Monday, 11/12.
Thanksgiving Break No Classes Monday, 11/19, through Sunday, 11/25
Week 15 Assignments Beginning Monday, 11/26/2012
Breaking Up the Echo Cass Sunstein
Castle Law Jack Healy
Week 16 Assignments Beginning Monday, 12/3/2012
CA Boy Kills Father New York Times article by Jesse McKinley
In-Class Writing Assignment Newspaper response
Week 17 Finals Begin Beginning Monday, 12/10/2012; Finals begin on Tuesday, 12/11;
Week 18 Finals Continue, Semester Ends Semester ends on Monday, 12/17.