English 2, Section 80212, Tu&Th 8:00-9:15, Room 704

General Info Syllabus
English 2 SLO Student Learning Outcomes
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The Students

Week 1 Assignments Beginning Monday, 8/13/2012;
Samuel Grace Paley short story
Kelly's Intro to Stories The introduction from Joseph Kelly's The Seagull Reader: Stories
"I'm a Mad Dog Biting Myself for Sympathy" Louise Erdrich's story in Kelly's anthology
Week 2 Assignments Beginning Monday 8/20/2012
"Introduction to Poetry" Billy Collins
"Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" Joyce Carol Oates's story in Kelly's anthology
"Brownies" ZZ Packer
Week 3 Assignments Beginning Monday,8/27/2012; Last day to add classes and to drop w/o "W", Sunday, 9/2.
Conjunctions & Punctuation
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, 9/1, through Monday, 9/3,
Story Paper Requirements This paper is due 9/13
MLA Format Sample
Grading Rubric
Student Paper analyzing "A Worn Path" From Charters' Literature and Its Writers, 5th edition
Week 5 Assignments Beginning Monday, 9/10/2012;
Use of Force William Carlos Williams
Student Paper On William Carlos Williams' "Use of Force."
"Dream Deferred" Video Langston Hughes, Danny Glover reading
Isabel Wilkerson Interview National Public Radio's Terry Gross interviews Isabel Wilkerson, author of The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration, a history of the African-American migration from 1915 to 1975 when 6 million moved north and west from the south
Week 6 Assignments Beginning Wednesday, 9/17/2012
Grading Notation
Sentence Patterns
Conjunctions & Punctuation
Week 7 Assignments Beginning Monday, 9/24/2012
Week 8 Assignments Beginning Monday, 10/1/2012
"Dream Deferred" Video Langston Hughes, Danny Glover reading
"I, Too" Langston Hughes, Denzel Washington reading
"I, Too" Langston Hughes text
Death and the Maiden Franz Schubert (1797 to1828)
Death and the Maiden Poem by Matthias Claudius (1740 to 1815)
It's All Over Now, Baby Blue Bob Dylan video
It's All Over Now, Baby Blue Bob Dylan Lyrics
We Real Cool Gwendolyn Brooks
The Vehicle of Language Billy Collins
Week 9 Assignments Beginning Monday, 10/8/2012; Faculty In-service, No class on Friday, 10/12.
Poetry Questions
Princeton Dante Project
Poet Jasim Uddin
Pirahã Speech
Week 10 Assignments Beginning Monday, 10/15/2012
Week 11 Assignments Beginning Monday, 10/22/2012; Last day to drop with "W", Sunday. 10/28
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.
In-Class Write This will help you with your Works Cited when you rewrite your drama paper
Thanksgiving Break No Classes Monday, 11/19, through Sunday, 11/25
Week 15 Assignments Beginning Monday, 11/26/2012
In-Class Poetry Write
Week 16 Assignments Beginning Monday, 12/3/2012
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.