'Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.'--Robert Frost
Congratulations! You are earning dual credit for your English class this year! PLEASE FIND THE CLASS SYLLABUS UNDER PAGEDOCS ON RIGHT SIDE OF THIS WEB PAGE!
**Books when referred to on my webpage:
WA: 7th edition
WRAC: WRAC=usually have to read on my webpage
W&R=the text you should have: Writing and Reading for Acp Composition 2nd Edition
**Bills will be sent through the mail. They will be sent out around October 20th.
**IF YOU NEED OR WANT EXTRA HELP, PLEASE VISIT THE IUK WRITING CENTER FOR FREE TUTORING!
The phone number to the Writing Center is 455-9425, and the website is www.iuk.edu/writing-center.
SUMMER READING 2017
SUMMER READING INSTRUCTIONS AND MATERIALS ARE ATTACHED BELOW. SEE MRS. ROGERS FOR THE LORD OF THE FLIES BOOK.
TO DO BEFORE SCHOOL BEGINS
**GET YOUR BOOKS! (MUST BRING TO CLASS DAY 1)
Writing Analytically, 7th Edition by David Rosenwasser and Jill Stephen
384 PAGES, 2015 published at cengage
Writing and Reading for ACP Composition, 2nd edition
Chirstine Ferris and Deanna Jessup
329 pages, 2013 published at Pearson Learning Solutions
**Sign up for Remind (instructions above)
**Sign up for Showbie (instructions above)
Day 1 Tuesday, August 9
Due: have textbooks (Writing and Reading for ACP Composition, Writing Analytically) AND summer work done
Class: check for textbooks and summer work completed; go over socratic seminar info
Day 2 Wednesday, August 10
Due: Lord of the Flies
In class: LOTF written test; show webpage
Day 3 Thursday, August 11
Due: Be ready for LOTF socratic seminar/ Parent letter signed by parent and student (attached on webpage) PLEASE SUBMIT TO SHOWBIE OR BRING IN A HARD COPY/ sign up for Remind
Day 4 Friday, August 12 (LAB)
Due: WA pages 200-203 about plagiarism; annotate Ed White’s “My Five-Paragraph-Theme Theme” (attached below)
In class: /FINISH SEMINAR IF NEEDEDSet up Turnitin/ class introduction
Day 5 Monday, August 15
Due: WA ch.1
Class: WA ch. 1; notice and focus
Day 6 Tuesday, August 16
Due: Quiz corrections
In class: Finish method
Day 7 Wednesday, August 17
Due: Double Entry for “The Difference Between High School and College” (on webpage) USE THE DOUBLE ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS ATTACHED ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE WEB PAGE!
Class: discuss “The Difference” and Entitlement article
Day 8 Thursday, August 18
Due:“The Transition to College Reading”—CIRCLE ANY WORDS YOU DON’T KNOW, LOOK THEM UP, AND WRITE DEFINITION IN MARGIN; ANNOTATE AT LEAST 5 TIMES IN MARGIN; ASK 2 QUESTIONS; HIGHLIGHT ONE GOLDEN LINE
Class: WA review
Day 9 Friday, August 19
Class: GUIDANCE day
Day 10 Monday, Aug. 22
Due: “Island” (WR PP.240-46)
In class: “Island”
Day 11 Tuesday, Aug. 23
In class: STAR reading test, summary instructions
Attached below is the form you must print, fill out the first 4 boxes, and give to me if you want a one-time $500 scholarship to IUK only. To qualify, you must earn a B+ or higher in the ACP course.
You will get a remind text from me, but we will usually just keep going from my webpage agenda.