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English 999.07A schedule, fall 2021

Updated 8/31/21

This schedule of readings and assignments is tentative.  I will make additions and adjustments as need arises, giving ample notice in class and on the web when making changes in the schedule.

Day/Date Assignments due Readings due In class
Thursday, August 12  

Course syllabus
999 syllabus supplement

Introduction to course
Monday, August 16 Drop/add ends    
Tuesday, August 17     Simple Stuff
999 exercise 1
Thursday, August 19 Reflection 1
GR quiz
GR quiz with answers
Golden rules 6-10  
Tuesday, August 24    

Writing Center Orientation
999 exercise 2

Thursday, August 26      
Tuesday, August 31     InQuizitive setup
 "How to Use InQuizitive"
Editing the Errors That Matter
Thursday, Sept. 2 InQuizitive:
    Complete Editing the Errors That Matter
  999 exercise 3 
(work on paper proposal
     or paper assignment)
Sample paper proposal
Tuesday, Sept. 7 Reflection 2 Mindset video 1

Writing workshop

Thursday, Sept. 9 Writing Center visit   Writing workshop
Tuesday, Sept. 14 Reflection 3 Mindset video 2  
Thursday, Sept. 16 InQuizitive: Subject-Verb and Tense Forms   Writing workshop
Tuesday, Sept. 21 Reflection 4 Mindset video 3 999 exercise 4
Thursday, Sept. 23 InQuizitive: Sentence Fragments

Writing workshop
(corrections work)

Sample graded paper
Sample corrections

Tuesday, Sept. 28 Reflection 5
InQuizitive: Comma Splices
Mindset video 4 Writing workshop
(discussing paper 2)
Thursday, Sept. 30  

Writing workshop
 (tips for in-class writing)

Tuesday, October 5 Reflection 6
InQuizitive: Fused Sentences
Mindset video 5  
Thursday, October 7 InQuizitive: Pronoun Problems     Writing workshop
(peer editing)
Tuesday, October 12    

Quotations quiz
Quotations quiz answers

Wednesday, October 13 Last day to withdraw 
with "W" grade
Thursday, Oct. 14 999 exercise 5 (D2L quiz)
(on conclusions)
InQuizitive: Apostrophes
Tuesday, October 19     No class meeting
Work on paper proposals!
Thursday, Oct. 21 InQuizitive: Mixed Constructions
  and Misplaced Modifiers
Tuesday, October 26     999 exercise 6
(on introductions)
Thursday, Oct. 28 InQuizitive: Words Often Confused    
Tuesday, November 2     999 exercise 7
Unified body paragraphs
Thursday, November 4 InQuizitive: Commas   999 exercise 9
More on unified body paragraphs
Tuesday, November 9 InQuizitive: Quotations    
Thursday, November 11  

Handout: "The Prisoner's Dilemma"

999 exercise 10
Tuesday, November 16 Writing Center visit    
Thursday, November 18      
November 22-26
Thanksgiving holiday
Tuesday, November 30      
Final exam
Thursday, December 2