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English 575:
Introduction to
College
Reading and Writing
Friday Class

Today's Class

Syllabus Q & A
Syllabus F Class Part One, Part Two, and Part Four

Supplemental Learning: Syllabus Part Three

Looking Ahead: Due Next Class
two letters: instructor/student
review syllabus
Dialectical Responses
(two dialectical responses for chapter one, two dialectical responses for one reading of your choice about the
Hunger Games, and two responses for a second reading of your choice about the Hunger Games)



Day Two (8/23)
Taking Notes (Do List / Don't List)
Cornell Notes
Audience, Purpose, Genre, Tone, Role
Success Center Orientation

Looking Ahead: Due Next Class
(worth up to ten notebook points)

PART A:
 Read: The Hunger Games (chapter two)
 Complete Reading Response 1:
at least three
dialectical responses for chapter two

 Read: “Start Strong: Taking Charge of Your Success in College” (pgs. 78-107/Custom)
 Complete Reading Response 2:
the activities on pgs. 84, 85, 87, 91-92, 95, 96, 97, 98-99, 100, 101, 104, 105-106 (To avoid turning in pages from
the book, use your own paper for the activities.)

 Bring: Chaffey College Student Handbook
(2013-2014 edition), syllabi for your classes, scheduling information

PART B:
 Read: The Hunger Games (chapter three)
 Complete Reading Response 1:
at least three
dialectical responses for chapter three

 Read: “Get Ready to Read: Active Strategies for Managing Texts”  (Part One: pages 108-121 and pages 144-
171)
 Complete Reading Response 2: the activities on pages 114-115, 117 (explain what you did for the activity), 118-
119, 120, 121  

 Bring: Texts from Other Courses


Day Three (8/30)
Student Success Strategies
Reading Success Strategies
(Strategies will continue to be introduced throughout the semester.)
Discussing Student Goals
Introduction to Freewriting
Self-Efficacy Quotes
Time Management Scenarios 1 - 7
(pgs. 88-90)


Review:
Cornell Notes
Practice: Cornell Notes / Presentation: The Transfer Center
Campus Resources:
The Transfer Center (Take Notes)
Other Resources: Student Handbook
Active Reading Strategy: Reading Aloud
Student Challenges (Causes, Effects, Examples, Strategies)
Getting to Know Your Textbook

Additional Links (as time allows)
Getting to Know Your Textbook: Group Activity (if time allows)
Textbook Analysis
"Deaf Not Dumb" (Dialectical Responses/Causes,
Effects, Examples, Strategies)
A Community of Scholars (ACOS): Self Efficacy
What is Self-Efficacy? (from ACOS)
Self-Efficacy in Action (a picture from ACOS)
Additional Self-Efficacy Quotes to Consider (from ACOS)

CHECKLIST: WORK DUE NEXT CLASS (Due 9/6)
Part A
 Read: The Hunger Games (chapter four) and complete at least one of each
dialectical response type for chapter four of The Hunger Games

 Read: “Get Ready to Read: Active Strategies for Managing Texts” (122-
171, Part Two, as explained in class/Custom) and complete the remaining
activities found on pages 122 through 144

Part B
 Read “Essay Structure” (366-376/Custom) and
complete at least two dialectical responses for these pages

 Read: “I Don’t Know What to Write”(377-386/Custom) and
complete at least two dialectical responses for these pages

 Read: “How Do I Get My Ideas to Fit Together”(390-395/Custom) and
complete at least two dialectical responses for these pages

 Read: “Get the Big Picture: Identifying the Main Idea in College Reading”
(216-247/Custom) and complete at least one of each type of dialectical
response for these pages

 Read: "How Do I Write a Thesis?"
: (387-389/Custom) and
complete at least two dialectical responses for these pages

Optional/Extra Credit Option (5 extra credit points): complete at least one of
each dialectical response type for pages 144-171


Day Four (9/6)
Magic Mountain or Disneyland? (freewriting/preparing to discuss essay
structure)
Overview: Basic Academic Essay Structure



Practice with Essay Structure: Sample Outline
Outlining Strategies (pages 390-395)
Idea Generation Strategies (pages 377-386)
Focus On Annotation / Annotating an Essay Prompt
Focus on Annotation & Margin Comments 138-141
Idea Generation: Project One
Syllabus F Class Part One, Part Two, and Part Four
Your Choices and Reading as a Process: True or False

CHECKLIST: WORK DUE NEXT CLASS (Due 9/13)
(worth up to ten points)

o Read: chapters five through seven in The Hunger Games
o Complete: at least one of each dialectical response type total for these three
chapters

o Review: “I Don’t Know What to Write”(377-386/Custom)
o Complete: Idea Generation, Project One (at least three idea generation
activities - see pages 377-386 for options)

o Review: “How Do I Write a Thesis?” (387-389/Custom)
o Review: “How Do I Get My Ideas to Fit Together”(390-395/Custom)
o Complete: Outline, Project 1 (see pages 390-395 for options)

o Read: “Lend Some Support: Locating and Using Important Details” (248-
273/Custom) / Extra Credit/Optional: Complete at least one of each dialectical
response type for these pages (worth up to five extra credit points)


Day Five (9/13)
Identifying and Developing Main Ideas: Topic Sentences and
Thesis Statements
Paragraph Structure and Supporting Details / A Palette of
Rhetorical Strategies


Looking Ahead/due next class (worth up to a total of thirty five points)

PART A (up to ten notebook points):
o Read: The Hunger Games (chapters eight and nine)
o Complete: at least five                                

PART B (up to twenty five essay draft points:
o  Complete: Project One, Essay Draft
Make four additional copies and
distribute these copies to test readers
in class today / Review the  information about
points and essay drafts on page two in part
one of the syllabus.

o Read/Complete: (extra credit) “Chart the Course: Identifying and Integrating Writing
Patterns” (274-303/Custom) / at least one of each dialectical response type


Day Six (9/20)
Description
Introductions (pgs. 372-373) and Conclusions (pgs. 373-374)
Sharing and Responding Menu
Dialectical Response Menu
Title Strategies






Day Seven (9/27)
Reminder: Each student may earn up to
twenty extra credit points this semester.

Checking In With Ms. U
Counter
"Whether you
think that you can
you're usually
right."    
Henry Ford
(from ACOS)





"If I have the belief
that I can do it,
I shall surely
acquire the
capacity to do it
even if I may not
have it at the
beginning."

Mahatma Gandhi
(from ACOS)
Check Out Catching Fire (book 2) and Mockingjay
(book 3) at the Chino campus library.

Listen while you read.  Check out
The Hunger
Games
audio cd from the Chino campus library.
Reminder: Extra Credit
Option
Catching Fire
November 22, 2013
Extra Credit
Option
(up to five extra credit points)

Use one or both of the following handouts to
analyze a textbook for another course.

Handout One
Handout Two
MLA FORMAT
pgs. 414-415
Do/Don't Poster for specific purpose and audience
Annotation (pg. 139) /Margin Comments (140-141)
Reading History
Watcher at the Gates
Reading Between the Lives
The Hunger Games / Journal Questions

Looking ahead/due next class :
Read and Respond: The Hunger Games (chapters 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18)
Dialectical responses, annotations/margin comments, journal questions, or combo option
Read and Respond: Reading of Your Choice (as discussedi n class) / Making the Invisible Visible

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