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Fall 2018 English 20

ONLINE CALENDAR (updated weekly)

KEY:
WBK = Class Workbook
EDW = Lunsford's The Everyday Writer
STN= Mandel's Station Eleven


DATE COMPLETE BEFORE CLASS COMPLETED IN CLASS
Tue 8/28 Bring:
WBK today and every day
(Check your Saclink email.)
Activity:
Group Discussion WBK p. 21
Activity:
Homophones WBK p. 22
Thu 8/30 Bring:
EDW today and every day
Activity:
U Policy Manual WBK pp. 31-32
Reading:
U Policy Manual Academic Honesty
Activity:
The Writing Process WBK p. 24
Activity:
Intro to Lunsford WBK p. 30
Activity:
Reading between the Lines
WBK p. 23
Tue 9/4 Bring:
STN today and every day
Bring:
A Laptop (Check One Out)
Activity:
Reading Notes 1 WBK pp. 35-36
Reading:
STN The Theater Chapters 1-6
Activity:
Group Discussion WBK p. 37
Activity:
Computer Orientation
WBK pp. 33-34
Thu 9/6 Paper:
Diagnostic Paragraph Due for Grading
to TurnItIn.com by the beginning of our
class time. See WBK p. 29.
Activity:
Reading Notes 2 WBK pp. 38-39
Reading:
STN A Midsummer Night's Dream
Chapters 7-12
Activity:
Group Discussion WBK p. 40
Activity:
Literary Terms
WBK pp. 27-28
Tue 9/11 Activity:
Exploring a Topic WBK p. 48
Reading Notes 3 WBK pp. 41-42
Reading:
STN I Prefer You With a Crown
Chapters 13-18
Activity:
Group Discussion WBK p. 43
Activity:
Research Project: Parts I-III
WBK pp. 49-51
Thu 9/13 Activity:
Reflecting on Group Experience 1
WBK pp. 64-65
Activity:
Reading Notes 4 WBK pp. 69-70
Reading:
STN The Starship Chapters 19-26
You will write an in-class essay
on STN.
Activity:
Group Discussion WBK p. 65
Activity:
Group Discussion WBK p.71
Activity:
In-Class Writing WBK pp. 44-47
If you were absent, email me
for the make-up question.
Tue 9/18 Activity:
Research Notes 1 WBK pp. 66-67
Activity:
Reading Notes 5 WBK pp. 72-73
Reading:
STN Toronto Chapters 27-37
OPTIONAL CONSULTATIONS in CLV 132.
Sign up (or wait on stand-by).
Submit your work to TurnItIn.com
before your consultation.
Bring: Hard copy of the draft(s), e-copy of
the draft(s), and WBK.
No class. No office hours.
Thu 9/20 I am ill and am canceling class today.
Note changes to this calendar.
Complete as Homework:
Reading Notes 6 WBK pp. 75-76
STN The Airplanes Chapters 38-41
Tue 9/25 Activity:
Reading Notes 7 WBK pp. 116-117
Reading:
STN The Terminal Chapters 42-47
WBK will be graded in class.
Activity:
Group Discussion WBK pp. 74, 77, & 118
Activity:
Grading Rubric Group Discussion
WBK pp. 89-90
Activity:
Feedback Sheet Group Discussion
WBK p. 91
Activity:
Personalized Grammar Activity 1
WBK pp. 92-94
Reading:
EDW chapter ______
Thu 9/27 Paper:
Research Proposal Due for Peer Review.
Hard copy required. See WBK pp. 52-54.
Every student must bring a complete copy.
Activity:
Peer Review WBK pp. 82-83
Activity:
Revision Plan WBK p. 84
Tue 10/2 Paper:
Research Proposal Due for Grading
to TurnItIn.com by the beginning of our
class time. See WBK pp. 52-54.
Every student must submit a copy.
(Group-written papers must all be
exactly the same.)
You will write an in-class essay
on STN.
Activity:
Revising End Punctuation
WBK pp. 101-103
Activity:
Revising Commas WBK pp. 105-107
Activity:
In-Class Writing WBK pp. 78-81
If you were absent, email me
for the make-up question.
Thu 10/4 Activity:
Reading Notes 8 WBK pp. 119-120
Reading:
STN The Prophet Chapters 48-52
Activity:
Group Discussion WBK p. 121
Activity:
Instructor Comments
WBK pp. 129-130
Activity:
Editing Tips WBK pp. 131-133
Tue 10/9 I am canceling class today.
Complete as Homework:
Reading Notes 9 WBK pp. 122-123
STN Station Eleven Chapters 53-55
(end of book)
In-Class Writing WBK pp. 125-128
The essay question has been
emailed to you.
Thu 10/11 Activity:
Event Critique 1 WBK pp. 85-88
Activity:
Group Discussion WBK p. 124
Activity:
Personalized Grammar Activity 2
WBK pp. 113-115
Reading:
EDW chapter ______
Tue 10/16 Activity:
Personalized Grammar Activity 3
WBK pp. 145-147
Reading:
EDW chapter ______
OPTIONAL CONSULTATIONS in CLV 132.
Sign up (or wait on stand-by).
Submit your work to TurnItIn.com
before your consultation.
Bring: Hard copy of the draft(s), e-copy of
the draft(s), and WBK.
No class. No office hours.
Thu 10/18 Paper:
In-Class Essay Due for Peer Review.
Must be individually written.
Hard copy required. See WBK p. 134-136.
Finalized Research Topic Deadline.
See WBK p. 58.
WBK will be graded in class.
Activity:
Peer Review WBK pp. 137-138
Activity:
Revision Plan WBK p. 139
Activity:
Reading an Article WBK pp. 164-169
Activity:
Responding to an Article
WBK pp. 169-170
Fri 10/19 Presentation Handouts for
Next Week Due
to TurnItIn.com
by Noon. See WBK pp. 54-58 and
Sample Presentation Handout.
Tue 10/23 Activity:
Research Notes 2 WBK pp. 151-152
Scheduled Presentations:
7:30 YuYu Thao
9:00 Group J
Noon Nil Margis

See WBK pp. 54-58.
Activity:
Revising Capitalization WBK pp. 95-97
Activity:
Revising Wordy Sentences
WBK pp. 109-111
Thu 10/25 Paper:
Preliminary Reference Page 2 Due
for Workshop. Hard copy required.
See WBK p. 153. Group members
may bring partial copies.
Guest Presentation:
PERSIST
Discussion of WPJ/GWAR
Fri 10/26 Presentation Handouts for
Next Week Due
to TurnItIn.com
by Noon. See WBK pp. 54-58 and
Sample Presentation Handout.
Tue 10/30 Activity:
Personalized Grammar Activity 4
WBK pp. 148-150
Reading:
EDW chapter ______
Scheduled Presentations:
7:30
Group A
Group C
Group F
9:00
Kassandra Ramirez
Garrett Spencer
Samantha Sanchez
Noon
Franklin Nelson
Group N
Group Q

See WBK pp. 54-58.
Thu 11/1 Activity:
Event Critique 2 WBK pp. 141-144
Scheduled Presentations:
7:30
Jeremiah Kodama
Group B
Autumn Wesley
9:00
Group G
Group K
Group M
Noon
Group R
Group O
Group P

See WBK pp. 54-58.
Tue 11/6 Paper:
Research Paper Due for Peer Review.
Hard copy required. See WBK pp. 59-62.
Every student must bring a complete copy.
Activity:
Peer Review WBK pp. 154-155
Activity:
Revision Plan WBK p. 156
Thu 11/8 Activity:
Personalized Grammar Activity 5
WBK pp. 157-159
Reading:
EDW chapter ______
OPTIONAL CONSULTATIONS in CLV 132.
Sign up (or wait on stand-by).
Submit your work to TurnItIn.com
before your consultation.
Bring: Hard copy of the draft(s), e-copy of
the draft(s), and WBK.
No class. No office hours.
Fri 11/9 Presentation Handouts for
Next Week Due
to TurnItIn.com
by Noon. See WBK pp. 54-58 and
Sample Presentation Handout.
Tue 11/13 Campus is closed today.
Research Paper Due for Grading

to TurnItIn.com by the beginning of our
class time. See WBK pp. 59-62.
Every student must submit a copy.
(Group-written papers must all be
exactly the same.)
Scheduled Presentations will be due
the next time we meet:

7:30 Christian Bratcher
9:00 Group I
See WBK pp. 54-58.
Thu 11/15 Campus is closed today.
No work assigned.
Scheduled Presentations will be due
the next time we meet:

7:30
Group E
Carlos Owings
Group D
9:00
Esmeralda Diaz
Group H
Group L
Noon
Group S
See WBK pp. 54-58.
Tue 11/20 Activity:
Preparing for the Portfolio
WBK p. 182
Make-up Presentations
Thu 11/22 CAMPUS CLOSED
FOR THANKSGIVING
Tue 11/27 Paper:
Event Critique Due for Peer Review.
Must be individually written.
Hard copy required. See WBK p. 171-172.
WBK will be graded in class.
Thu 11/29 Activity:
Planning Your Cover Letter WBK p. 184
OPTIONAL CONSULTATIONS in CLV 132.
Sign up (or wait on stand-by).
Submit your work to TurnItIn.com
before your consultation.
Bring: Hard copy of the draft(s), e-copy of
the draft(s), and WBK.
No class. No office hours.
Tue 12/4 Paper:
Cover Letter Due for Peer Review.
Must be individually written.
Hard copy required. See WBK p. 183.
Papers:
Last Chance Peer Review on any draft.
Hard copies required. See WBK pp. 12-13.
Last class meeting.
Deadline for late work &
absence excuses.
FINAL Workbook Score Given
Wed 12/5 LAST OPTIONAL CONSULTATIONS
in CLV 132. Sign up (or wait on stand-by).
Submit your work to TurnItIn.com
before your consultation.
Bring: Hard copy of the draft(s), e-copy of
the draft(s), and WBK.
Thu 12/6 PORTFOLIO DUE FOR FINAL GRADING
by the beginning of our class time.

to TurnItIn. See WBK pp. 12-13.
No late work accepted
after drop-box closes.
No final exam.
No Class. No Office Hours.

Graded portfolios can be accessed on TurnItIn
after Final's Week.


LINKS

Event Page
TurnItIn.com
Access Microsoft Word Online
Grammar and Spell Check Demo
Grading Rubric
Purdue OWL
Sac State Student Writing Handbook
Email Etiquette
Campus Lab Hours
Laptop Check Out
Help for Students' Basic Needs: Food, Shelter, Income
Student Health and Counseling Services


Tutoring:

The Writing Center
PARC


Sample Bio Paragraphs:

Emily St. John Mandel
Indigo Moor
Gene Luen Yang


Sample Papers:

Generic Annotated Bibliography
(Note: This is only one part of your research proposal.)

Sample Presentation Handout.

See more papers inside the Sample Portfolio



Workbook Activity Links:

U Policy Manual Academic Honesty
Letter Format (block)
"Real World Writing: What Employers Expect" Linville
Sac State Hornet Newspaper


Research Links:

General Research Guidance
Sac State Library
Possible Research Topics for Station Eleven
Interview Guidelines


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