College Writing, 2017-2018

First Half Semester—BD

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

September 4

 

 

Labor Day

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

Abbreviations:

TSIS: They Say/I Say

NFG: The Norton Field Guide

 

6

 

 

Classes Begin

 

7

 

 

8

 

11

 

TSIS: read the Introduction, “Entering the Conversation” (1)

 

 

 

 

12

 

13

 

NFG: “Writing in Academic Contexts” (3)

 

 

14

 

15

 

TSIS: read One, “They Say” (19)

 

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19

 

NFG: “What Wounds Deserve the Purple Heart?” (17)

 

Exercise One

 

 

20

 

21

 

 

Rosh Hashanah

 

22

 

TSIS: read Two, “Her Point Is” (30)

 

25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

26

 

NFG: “Our Blind Spot about Guns” (161)

 

Exercise Two

 

27

 

28

 

TSIS: read Three, “As He Himself Puts It” (42)

29

 

October 2

 

NFG: “Black Friday: Consumerism Minus Civilization” (164)

 

Exercise Three

 

 

3

 

4

 

Have a draft of the Op-Ed essay ready for peer revision—it does not need to be printed

5

 

6

 

First Essay Due

Hardcopy due at the start of class, bring a printed copy to get full  credit

9

 

 

Columbus Day

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

11

 

TSIS: read Four, “Yes/No/Okay, But” (55)

12

 

13

 

TSIS: read Five, “And Yet” (68)

16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17

 

NFG: “The Singer Solution to World Poverty” (931)

 

Exercise Four

 

18

 

19

 

TSIS: read Six, “Skeptics May Object” (78)

 

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23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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25

 

TSIS: read Seven, “So What? Who Cares?” (92)

 

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27

 

 

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31

 

TSIS: read Eight, “As a Result” (105)

 

November 1

 

 

Superintendent’s Conference Day

 

2

 

3

 

Second Essay Due

Hardcopy due at the start of class, bring a printed copy to get full  credit

 

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

TSIS: read Nine, “Ain’t So, Is Not” (121)

 

8

 

 

9

 

End of First Marking Period

 

10

 

 

Veteran’s Day