EngWr 59

MW – 1:00-1:50, RS 332

Doersch

Fall 2007

 

Syllabus

 

General Homework Directions:

 

• Read the assigned chapter slowly all the way through

• Do Exercise A for that chapter

• Check your answers in the back of the book

• Do Exercise B for that chapter

• Come to class with questions on anything in either Exercise A or B

 

M – 8/27 – Introduction – HW –  Get course materials. Subjects and Verbs (Chapter 1 & 2)

 

W – 8/29 – Discussion on the different parts of speech.  Simple Sentences – Independent Clauses (Chapters 1 & 2). Begin Prepositional Phrases (Chapter 3)

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M – 9/3 – LABOR DAY HOLIDAY – NO CLASS

 

W – 9/5– Prepositional Phrases (Chapter 3)

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M – 9/10 – Verb Forms (Chapters 4 & 25)

 

W – 9/12 – Review for Unit 1 Test

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M – 9/17TEST ON UNIT 1 – After test, begin discussion on Subject/Verb agreement

 

W – 9/19 – Subject-Verb Agreement (Chapters 5-6) & Subject-Verb Agreement (Chapters 7-8)

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M – 9/24 – Review Subject-Verb Agreement (Chapters 5-8) -- Review for Unit Test 2

 

W – 9/26TEST ON UNIT 2 – After test, start Sentence Combining. (Memorize list of subordinating conjunctions or “dependent words”)

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M – 10/1 – Compound Sentences (Chapter 9) & Complex Sentences (Chapter 10) / Test on subordinating conjunctions – start discussing dependent clauses (Chapter 10)

 

W – 10/3 – Test on subordinating conjunctions – Dependent Clauses (Chapter 10) & Run-ons and Comma Splices (Chapter 11)

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M –10/8 Test on subordinating conjunctions – Run-ons and Comma Splices (Chapter 11)

 

W – 10/10 – Test on subordinating conjunctions – Run-ons and Comma Splices (Chapter 11) & Fragments (Chapter 12)

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M – 10/15 – Fragments (Chapter 12)

 

W – 10/17 – Review Fragments (Chapter 12) / Prepare for Unit 3 test

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M – 10/22 TEST ON UNIT 3 – Begin Pronoun Usage (Ch. 17-20)

 

W – 10/24 – Pronoun Usage (Chapters 17-20)

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M –10/29 Pronoun Usage (Chapters 17-20)

 

W– 10/31 – Review Pronoun Usage (Chapters 17-20) / Prepare for Unit 5 test

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M –11/5 TEST ON UNIT 5 and then begin Punctuation (Chapters 13-16)

 

W– 11/7 – Punctuation (Chapters 13-16)

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M – 11/12 – VETERANS’ DAY HOLIDAY – NO CLASS

 

W– 11/14 – More Punctuation (Chapters 21-24)

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M –11/19 – More Punctuation (Chapters 21-24)

 

W – 11/21 – Review Units 4 & 6 – Chapters 13-16 & Chapters 21-24 – Study for Unit 4 & 6 Test

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M – 11/26TEST ON UNIT 4 & 6

 

W – 11/28 – Get test results and learn status in class. Optional review session in class.

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M – 12/3 – Make-up Tests – You only need to come to class this day if you missed a test or got less than 70% on one or two tests up until now.

 

W – 12/5 – Make-up Tests – You only need to come to class this day if you missed a test or got less than 70% on one or two tests up until now.

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M – 12/10 – No class – Good luck on all your finals.

 

W – 12/12 – No class because grades must be given to EngWr 50 instructors.