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Professor Judy Crozier 

English C - Basic English Skills


Course Information:

This course introduces students to the basic principles of grammar and sentence structure. Students develop clear, concise sentences and write short paragraphs based on brief reading assignments, observations, and experience.

Course Material:

Sentences and Paragraphs and Beyond. Brandon Lee. Houghton-Mifflin. 5th Edition

Course Policies:

Double space ALL writing assignments.
Attendance is mandatory!


Syllabus:

Download the English C syllabus in PDF.


Assignments:

Week 1

Distribution of syllabus In class reading and writing assignment
HOMEWORK: READ Student overview and Chapter 1 & 2 & 3
Find 5 newspaper and magazine articles for class
ASSIGNMENT: ACTIVELY READ article from packet– create an outline
and write a response see Exercise 3 & 6 from Chapter 1 for example.
ASSIGNMENT: Exercise A & B and Exercise 1 (Chap 2)
ASSIGNMENT: Exercise A & B and Exercises 1,3, 5 (Chap 3)

Week 2

TEST 1 Chapters 1-3
HOMEWORK: READ Chapters 4 & 5 & 6
ASSIGNMENT: Exercise A & B and Exercise 1-5 & 7 & 8 (Chap 4)
ASSIGNMENT: Exercise A & B and Exercise 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 & 11 (Chap 5)
ASSIGNMENT: Summarize news article Exer. 1, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, (Chap 6)

Week 3

TEST 2 Chapters 4-6
HOMEWORK: READ Chapters 7 & 8 & 9
ASSIGNMENT: Exer A & B or article write summary Exer 1-16 (Chap 7)
ASSIGNMENT: Exer article summary Exer 1-15 Review 6 (Chap 8)
ASSIGNMENT: Exer A & B Exer 1-9 Review 2 (Chap 9)

Week 4

TEST 3 Chapters 7-9
HOMEWORK: READ Chapter 10 & 11 & 12
ASSIGNMENT: Exer. A & B Exer 1-9 Review 3 (Chap 10)
ASSIGNMENT: Exer A & B Exer 1-15 Review 3 (Chap 11)
ASSIGNMENT: Exer A & B Exer 1-3 (Chap 12)

Week 5

TEST 4 Chapters 10-12
HOMEWORK: REVIEW Chapters 1-12 ASSIGNMENT: Exer TBA
Write Summaries for 3 newspaper/magazine articles
Breakdown Newspaper / Magazine articles for Main Ideas, and Details
Write thesis and outline for essay for one Newspaper/Magazine articles
Write up inferences for all 6 Newspaper/Magazine articles
Week 5 Final Exam Comprehensive Chapters 1-12 August 21st 2009


 

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