Assignments and Due Dates

 

Determining Your Final Course Grade

Your grade will be comprised of the points your individual writing assignments accrue. 

**Please be aware that our schedule may change due to the nature of a writing course and the progress made by the class.

 

 

Unit One – Understanding Texts

Pts. Possible                               My Points        Assignment                             Due Date

                    

Blog Entry#1               5          _________      Blog:  Hedges                            Friday, Jan. 29th   

 

Microtheme#1            20        ________        Summary/Analysis Hedges        Sunday, Jan. 31st  

 

Blog Entry#2               5          ________        Blog:  Ames                               Friday, Feb. 5th  

 

Microtheme#2             20        ________        Summary/Analysis Ames          Sunday, Feb. 7th                                                          

Essay #1 draft              25        ________        Compare and Contrast Essay     Thursday, Feb. 11th                

 

Peer Review                 25        ________        Essay #1 Peer Review                Thursday, Feb. 11th    

                                                                                                                       

Essay #1 final              100      ________        Essay #1 Final                             Friday, February 19th  

           

Unit two – Dystopian/Alternate Society  

 

Read The Partials        Jan. 29th  –  Feb. 19th   

 

Quiz The Partials         30        ________        Quiz:  The Partials                   Friday, Feb. 25th  

 

Blog Entry#3               5         ________        Blog: List Social Issues              Friday, March 4th   

 

Microtheme#3             20        ________        Social Issues in Book               Sunday, March 6th                    

 

Blog Entry#4               5         ________        Blog: List World Issues              Friday, March 11th   

 

Microtheme#4             20        ________        Social Issues in our World         Sunday, March 12th  

 

Blog Entry#5               5          ________        Blog: List of Possible Topics     Friday, March 25th

 

Microtheme#5             20        ________        Picking a Research Topic           Sunday, March 27th     

 

Annotation 1                30        ________        Annotation and Worksheet        Sunday, April 3rd       

 

Anno Bib                    150      _________      Annotated Bib and Worksheets   Thurs. April 14th in class

                                                                                                                             Sunday, April 17th      

Essay #2 draft              25        _________      Project Proposal                          Thursday, April 21st    

 

Peer Review                 25        _________      Essay #2 Peer Review                Thursday, April 21st  

 

Essay #2 final              150      _________      Essay #2 Final                            Sunday, April 24th                                                                                          

Unit three – Turning Research into Writing

 

Microtheme #6            25        ________        Outline of Research Essay           Friday, April 29th                   

 

Essay #3 draft             25        ________        Research Essay                            Thursday, May 5th   

 

Peer Review                25        ________        Essay #3 Peer Review                 Thursday, May 5th   

 

Essay #3 final              150      ________        Final Essay                                  Friday, May 20th    

 

Presentation                90        ________        Presentation                                Tuesday, May 10th

   

 

                                                                                                                                                        

Points Possible     1000                     My Points            __________________