EngWr 59

TTH – 11:00-11:50, RS 332

Doersch

Fall 2007

 

Syllabus

 

General Homework Directions:

 

• Read the assigned chapter slowly all the way through

• Do Exercise A of that chapter

• Check your answers in the back of the book

• Do Exercise B of that chapter

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

 

T – 8/28 – Introduction – HW –  Get course materials. Subjects and Verbs (Chapter 1 & 2)

 

TH – 8/30 – Discussion on the different parts of speech.  Simple Sentences – Independent Clauses (Chapters 1 & 2). Begin Prepositional Phrases (Chapter 3)

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T – 9/4 – Prepositional Phrases (Chapter 3)

 

TH – 9/6 – Verb Forms (Chapters 4 & 25)

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T – 9/11 – Review for Unit 1 Test

 

TH 9/13TEST ON UNIT 1 – After test, begin discussion on Subject/Verb agreement

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T – 9/18 – Subject-Verb Agreement (Chapters 5-6) & Subject-Verb Agreement (Chapters 7-8)

 

TH – 9/20 – Review Subject-Verb Agreement (Chapters 5-8) -- Review for Unit Test 2

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T – 9/25TEST ON UNIT 2 – After test, start Sentence Combining. (Memorize list of subordinating conjunctions or “dependent words”)

 

TH – 9/27 – Compound Sentences (Chapter 9) & Complex Sentences (Chapter 10) / Test on subordinating conjunctions – start discussing dependent clauses (Chapter 10)

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T – 10/2 – Test on subordinating conjunctions – Dependent Clauses (Chapter 10) & Run-ons and Comma Splices (Chapter 11)

 

TH –10/4 – Test on subordinating conjunctions – Run-ons and Comma Splices (Chapter 11)

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T – 10/9 – Test on subordinating conjunctions – Run-ons and Comma Splices (Chapter 11) & Fragments (Chapter 12)

 

TH – 10/11 – Fragments (Chapter 12)

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T – 10/16 – Review Fragments (Chapter 12) / Prepare for Unit 3 test

 

TH – 10/18 TEST ON UNIT 3 – Begin Pronoun Usage (Ch. 17-20)

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T – 10/23 – Pronoun Usage (Chapters 17-20)

 

TH –10/25 – Pronoun Usage (Chapters 17-20)

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T– 10/30 – Review Pronoun Usage (Chapters 17-20) / Prepare for Unit 5 test

 

TH– 11/1 – MHD - HW- Review material discussed in class.

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T –11/6 TEST ON UNIT 5 and then begin Punctuation (Chapters 13-16)

 

TH– 11/8 – Punctuation (Chapters 13-16)

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T – 11/13 – More Punctuation (Chapters 21-24)

 

TH –11/15 – More Punctuation (Chapters 21-24)

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T – 11/20 – Review Units 4 & 6 – Chapters 13-16 & Chapters 21-24

 

TH – 11/22 – THANKSGIVING BREAK – no class – Study  for Unit 4 & 6 test

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T – 11/27TEST ON UNIT 4 & 6

 

TH – 11/29 – Get test results and learn status in class. Optional review session in class.

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T – 12/4 – 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.

 

TH – 12/6 – 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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T – 12/11 – No class – Good luck on all your finals.

 

TH – 12/13 No class because grades must be given to EngWr 50 instructors.