English Composition

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Week 1

Navigate through the class.

Introductions


Week 2

The Writing Process

Introduce the Narrative


Week 3

Discuss topics and readings


Week 4

Work on first draft

Parts of speech, finding subjects and verbs to avoid run-ons and fragments.


Week 5

Peer-review

Conferences


Week 6

Revision

Turn in final draft of narrative by the end of the week.


Week 7

Introduce the Profile Unit

Thesis Statements


Week 8

Topics

Field Research

Discuss Profile readings


Week 9

How to organize information

Grammar Jam

Conferences; outline and partial draft due


Week 10

Peer-review


Week 11

Creating well-crafted paragraphs

Turn in final draft of the Profile


Week 12

Introduce the research paper

Discuss topic ideas


Week 13

Finding and using sources

Summarize, quote, and paraphrase your sources

Reading example research papers and the academic voice


Week 14

MLA formatting

Works Cited Page

In-text citations


Week 15

Peer-review

Revising your citations and flow


Week 16 and finals

Turn in final essay; check with your instructor for specific due date

Double check your grades