English 1, Section 4643, Room 701, TTh 9:30-10:50 a.m.

General Info Syllabus
Particles & Fields
Verb Tenses
Conjunctions & Punctuation

Week 1 Assignments Beginning Wednesday, 1/18/2006
Handout Neil Postman's "Parable of Ring Around the Collar"
Week 2 Assignments Beginning Monday, 1/23/2006
Week 3 Assignments Beginning Monday, 1/30/2006
Handout Using cause and effect to create a thesis
Handout Essay construction
Week 4 Assignments Beginning Monday, 2/6/2006
Reference Verb Tenses
Paper Topics Paper 3 Topics
Week 5 Assignments
Reference Conjunctions & Punctuation
Final Paper Topics Final Paper 3 Topics
Week 6 Assignments
Education Pays Paper on the socioeconomic benefits of education
Week 7 Assignments
Transitional Expressions Paragraphs & Transitional Expressions
Week 8 Assignments
Article-response Process Some steps you can take when responding to an article or passage
NY Times Article Recovering extinct Native-American languages
Week 9 Assignments
Erik Erikson Eight stages of development
Sherman Alexie "Indian Education"
Week 10 Assignments
Comparison & Contrast Guidelines for using compare & contrast
David Sedaris Remembering My Childhood . . .
Week 11 Assignments
Evolution From the Big Bang to the Big Brain
Week 12 Assignments
Small Wonders Three-Way Switch and Art
Week 13 Spring Break!
Week 14 Assignments
Morality Roger Scruton's philosphy
Week 15 Assignments
Week 16 Assignments
Kristof on Abortion NY Times, Tuesday, May 1, 2006
Fisher on Vatican & Condoms NY Times, Tuesday, May 1, 2006
Tierney on Immigration NY Times, Tuesday, May 1, 2006
Cohen on Justice Scalia NY Times, Tuesday, May 1, 2006
Week 17 Assignments