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									English 1031/1032-01                                                              Sutton


                TENTATIVE SCHEDULE FOR FIRST PAPER
                            “Diagnostic”

NOTE: The reading assignments listed are due the class after they are assigned. This
schedule may change at my discretion

9/9    Course introduction. Diagnostic
Assignment: Read Anson 1b (“The Composing Process: Realities and Myths”), 2c
(“Journals: Bridging Reading and Writing”), 4 (“Planning Strategies for College, Work,
and Public Writing”), 5a-5b (“Analyzing Your Purpose” and “Using Rhetorical Choices
to Guide Your Decisions”), and 6 (“Drafting”). Read Banks p. 41-43 (“Freewriting” by
Peter Elbow). Read and respond to Banks p. 572-573 (“A Way of Writing” by William
Stafford).

9/11 The Writing Process. Invention. Genre.
Assignment: Read Banks p. 1-12 (from “Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing”).
Read and respond to Banks p. 73-77 (“Rite of Passage” by Anthony Brandt). Optional:
Read Anson 2a-2b (“Reading Analytically” and “Reading Interpretively”)

9/16 Critical Reading. Invention. Summary short exercise assigned.
Assignment: Read Anson 7 (“Revising”), 9a-9e (“Recognizing and Revising Paragraph
Focus,” “Revising for Focus,” “Recognizing and Revising Paragraph Coherence,”
“Revising for Coherence,” and “Recognizing and Revising Paragraph Development”);
Read and respond to Banks p. 49-52 (“The Maker‟s Eye: Revising Your Own
Manuscripts” by Donald Murray)

9/18 Revision.
Assignment: Finish summary short exercise. Read and respond to Banks p. 552-559
(“What Writers Do” by John Gardner). Read and respond to “And Furthermore, Part I:
Door Shut, Door Open” by Stephen King (given out in class).

9/23 Summary short exercise due at the beginning of class. Revision continued.
Critical reading revisited.
Assignment: Review Anson 8c (“Revising Collaboratively). Read handout on
workshopping.

9/25 Workshop training. Catch-up/review.
Assignment: Prepare for workshop. Read Anson 45 (“Participating in Research
Communities: Academic, Work, and Public”). Read p. 165-170 of handout “Writing an
Exploratory Essay”

9/30 Workshop for essay 1. Essay 2 discussed.
Assignment: Finish revising essay 1. Read Anson 12 (“Representing Yourself Through
Critical Reasoning) and 46 (“Using Print and Electronic Sources”). Read and respond to
p. 174-177 (“Exploring Problems about Hospices” by Sheridan Botts”) in handout.
English 1031/1032-01                                                           Sutton


10/2 Essay 1 due at the beginning of class. Critical Reasoning. Readings discussed.
Library short exercise assigned.
Assignment: Read Anson 47 (“Reading Critically and Evaluating Sources”), 48
(“Turning Research into Writing”), and 49 (“Understanding Documentation and
Avoiding Plagiarism), skim Chapter 51 (“Documenting Sources: MLA”) as needed.
English 1031/1032-01                                                              Sutton


               TENTATIVE SCHEDULE FOR SECOND PAPER
                         “Exploring a Question”

NOTE: The reading assignments listed are due the class after they are assigned. This
schedule may change at my discretion

10/7 Library preparation. Invention. Time in library.
Assignment: Copy one research log to turn in. Review Anson 9c-9d (“Recognizing and
Revising Paragraph Coherence” and “Revising for Coherence”). Read Banks p. 16-27
(“Body Paragraphs” and “Strategies for Development” from “Critical Thinking”). Read
Banks p. 602-604 (“Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts” by Bruce Catton). Read and
respond in your journal to p. 177-185 (“„Indians‟: Textualization, Morality, and the
Problem of History” by Jane Tompkins”) in handout on exploratory essays.

10/9 Turn in copy of a research log at the beginning of class. Arrangement. Readings
discussed.
Assignment: Finish library short exercise. Read Anson 10 (“Creating Clear, Emphatic,
and Varied Sentences”), 15 (“The Editing and Proofreading Process”), 16 (“Sentence
Elements and Sentence Patterns”), and 28 (“Coordination and Subordination”). Read and
respond in your journal to Banks p. 120-124 (“The Myth of the Latin Woman: I Just Met
a Girl Named Maria” by Judith Ortiz Cofer).

10/14 COLUMBUS DAY—NO CLASS

10/16 Library exercise due at the beginning of class. Editing part 1 (sentences).
Assignment: Prepare for workshop. Read and respond in your journal to “With a No. 2
Pencil, Delete” by Anna Quindlen (given out in class). Other short reading may be given.

10/21 Workshop for essay 2. Essay 3 discussed. Invention. Sign up for conferences.
Assignment: Revise essay 2 to turn in. Read Anson 5c (“Defining a Main Idea or
Thesis”), 9f (“Using Special Purpose Paragraphs in Academic, Work, and Public
Settings”), 56c (“The Point-Driven Essay Exam”). Read handout on essay exams. Read
Banks p. 15-17 (“Drafting” from “Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing”; stop at the
section “Strategies for Development”).

10/23 Essay 2 due at the beginning of class. Introductions, conclusions, and thesis
sentences. Essay exams and writing under pressure.
Assignment: Prepare for in-class essay

10/28 First in-class essay
Assignment: Prepare for conferences. Read Anson 55 (“Writing Argumentative
Papers”). Read and respond in your journal to Banks p. 426-431 (“The Impact of Inner-
City Crime” by John Dilulio, Jr.)

10/30 CONFERENCES—NO CLASS
English 1031/1032-01                                                              Sutton


                TENTATIVE SCHEDULE FOR THIRD PAPER
                          “Arguing a Position”

NOTE: The reading assignments listed are due the class after they are assigned. This
schedule may change at my discretion

11/4 Arguing. Logical Fallacies. Invention. Readings discussed.
Assignment: Read and respond in your journal to Banks p. 770-781 (“Letter from
Birmingham Jail” by Martin Luther King, Jr.)

11/6 Arguing continued. Counterargument short exercise assigned.
Assignment: Read Anson 5 (“Considering Your Readers”) and 10 (“Representing
Yourself Through Language Choices”). Read and respond in your journal to Banks p.
125-127 (“Letter on Equality” by Sarah Grimke)

11/11 Audience. Readings discussed.
Assignment: Read Anson p. 385 (“Editing for Word Choice”), Chapters 29 (“Choosing
Appropriate Words”), 31 (“Wordiness”), and 32 (“Avoiding Sexist and Discriminatory
Language”). Read “Action” (handed out in class).

11/13 Counterargument short exercise due. Audience continued. Editing part 2
(words).
Assignment: Read and respond in your journal to Banks p. 432-443 (“A Crime by Any
Other Name. . .” by Jeffrey Reinman).

11/18 Catch-up/review
Assignment: Prepare for workshop. Read p. 629-632 and 636-638 of handout “Writing
a Reflective Self-Evaluation”). Read and respond in your journal to model self-
evaluation handed out in class.

11/20 Workshop for essay 3. Essay 4 discussed.
Assignment: Revise essay 3 to turn in. Review Anson 10 (“Creating Clear, Emphatic,
and Varied Sentences”), 11 (“Representing Yourself Through Language Choices”), 16d
(“Recognizing Different Sentence Types”), and 29 (“Choosing Appropriate Words”).
Read and respond in your journal to p. 638-639 (“Student Example of Comprehensive
Evaluation”) in handout “Writing a Reflective Self-Evaluation.”

11/25 Essay 3 due at the beginning of class. Invention. Style.
Assignment: Read handout on figures of speech either from Corbett or from
Lunsford. Reading for final assessment if necessary.
English 1031/1032-01                                                              Sutton


              TENTATIVE SCHEDULE FOR FOURTH PAPER
                     “Reflecting on Your Learning”

NOTE: The reading assignments listed are due the class after they are assigned. This
schedule may change at my discretion

11/27 Style continued. Portfolios
Assignment: Read handout on portfolios. Other assignments TBA

12/2 Essay exams revisited. Portfolios. Review topic one
Assignment: Prepare for in-class essay. Work on essay 4 and portfolio.

12/4 Second in-class essay. Review topic two
Assignment: Prepare for workshop.

12/9 Review topic three. Workshop for essay 4 and portfolio workshop.
Assignment: Revise essay 4. Continue working on portfolio.

12/11 Essay 4 due at the beginning of class. Portfolio workshop.
Assignment: Continue working on portfolio

12/16 Portfolio workshop
Assignment: Finish revising for portfolio

12/18 LAST DAY OF CLASS; PORTFOLIOS DUE

								
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