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Course Requirements

Please note that this is a tentative course outline–Highly Volatile and Subject to Change at a Moment's Notice!!

Week One:
30 Aug Course Introduction. Diagnostic Essay.
1 Sept Set up groups for grammar presentations.
3 Sept Work on Presentations.
Journal Assignment: Introduction

Week Two:
6 Sept Class Canceled. Labor Day.
8 Sept Grammar Presentations.
10 Sept Grammar Presentations.
Introduce Communities of Discourse
Journal Assignment: Respond to question one.

Week Three:
13 Sept Introduce Paper One
pp. 18-24
15 Sept Discuss Writing Workshops
Set up Peer Editing Groups and Constitutions
17 Sept Workshop
Journal Assignment: Free topic.

Week Four:
20 Sept "A Modest Proposal"
22 Sept "A Working Community"
24 Sept Workshop - Question Sheet Due
Journal Assignment: Respond to question two.

Week Five:
27 Sept Paper One due.
Introduce Paper Two.
pp. 39-45
29 Sept "The Pines"
1 Oct Workshop
Journal Assignment: Free topic.

Week Six:
4 Oct "Notes From the Country Club"
6 Oct To Be Announced
8 Oct Workshop - Question Sheet Due
Journal Assignment: Respond to question three.

Week Seven:
11 Oct Paper Two due
Introduce Paper Three.
pp. 61-64
13 Oct "Behind the Formaldehyde Curtain"
15 Oct Workshop
Journal Assignment: Free topic.

Week Eight:
18 Oct "Parental Guidance Suggested"
20 Oct To Be Announced
22 Oct Workshop - Question Sheet Due
Journal Assignment: Respond to question four.

Week Nine:
25 Oct Paper Three Due
Introduce Paper Four
pp. 78-80
27 Oct "Crystal"
29 Oct Workshop
Journal Assignment: Free topic.

Week Ten:
1 Nov "Of Weirdos and Eccentrics"; "A Lamp in the Window"
3 Nov To Be Announced
5 Nov Workshop - Question Sheet Due
Journal Assignment: Respond to question five.

Week Eleven:
8 Nov Paper Four Due
Introduce Paper Five.
pp. 95-101
10 Nov Library Day?
12 Nov Workshop
Journal Assignment: Free topic.

Week Twelve:
15 Nov Documenting Sources
17 Nov To Be Announced
19 Nov Workshop - Question Sheet Due
Journal Assignment: Respond to question six.

Week Thirteen:
22 Nov To Be Announced
24 Nov Paper Five Due
Introduce Final Project
26 Nov Class canceled. Thanksgiving holiday.
Journal Assignment: Has this class helped your writing? Why or why not?

Week Fourteen:
29 Nov Conferences
1 Dec Conferences
3 Dec Conferences
Journal Assignment: Turn in your journal when you come to your conference.

Week Fifteen:
6 Dec Final Presentations
8 Dec Final Presentations
10 Dec Final Presentations

Week Sixteen:
13 Dec
15 Dec Finals Week
17 Dec

Please note that there is not a final exam for this class. During the time scheduled for your exam, I will be available in my office to answer questions about grades.

Email: lauryn@weirdness.com