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UPDATED MW CLASS SCHEDULE
(posted on October 7, 2013)
English 575:
Introduction to
College
Reading and Writing
PAGE TWO
Today's Class
Day Sixteen: (10/9)
Warm-Up
The Hunger Games: Collage Project
Developing Your Career Collage

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

 Read: The Hunger Games (chapter 17)
Complete: Student Choice Responses (three dialectical responses, at least two
margin comments + two annotations, combo, and/or other approved option)

 Read: Jump-Start Your Career (32-56/Custom)
 Complete: Exercise 1.1 (Clues in Your Life pg. 36), Exercise 1.2 (Who Are You In
Five Years? pgs. 41-43), Exercise. 1.5 (What if? on pg. 45), Exercise 1.7 (Five Steps
to Achieving Your Goals pgs. 49-50), and Discussion questions on pg. 55

** Readings About the Job Market: Included on the syllabus/Not Due Until the
End of the Next Class Session (We will complete activities from this section in the
book during class for participation points.  Please remember to bring your book.)/
Please also bring index cards to class for completing an activity,   related to your
career goals. (pgs. 51-52)

Day Seventeen: (10/14)









Day Eighteen: (10/16)
Counter
Check Out Catching Fire (book 2) and
Mockingjay (book 3) at the Chino campus
library.
CHECKLIST: WORK DUE NEXT CLASS
o Read: The Hunger Games (chapter 18)/Complete: at least three
dialectical responses, sample quiz questions & answers, annotations
and margin comments, journal questions, and/or other response
option(s)

o Read: “Skills and Interests-Your Career Assets” (57-76/Custom)
/Choose and complete approximately five exercises from this section
(fewer = if you choose the longest exercises)
CHECKLIST: WORK DUE NEXT CLASS (Due Day 19)
o Read: The Hunger Games (chapter 19)/Complete: at least three dialectical
responses, sample quiz questions & answers, annotations and margin comments,
journal questions, and/or other response option(s)

o Read:
"Let's Get Critical: Making Inferences and Incorporating Critical Reading Skills"
(pgs. 304-337)

o Complete: Click here for directions: "Let's Get Critical: Making Inferences
and Incorporating Critical Reading Skills" (pgs. 304-337)

Due Next Class Meeting: (Monday 11/4/ Notebook Day 23)


1.     Read: Hunger Games (chapter 21) / Complete: Student Choice
Responses
2.     Read: “Lights, Camera, Action” pgs. 338-363 /Complete: Student Choice
Responses
3.     Research and Bring Copies: Career Project Research Materials
4.     Complete: at least 10 dialectical responses (in response to specific
quotes from your career research materials)

Student Choice Response Options for Parts 1 & 2 Include:
Q & A: Headings/Questions/Answers             
Create a Quiz
Dialectical Responses                        
Annotation Symbols + Margin Comments

Day Twenty-Three (11/4)
Warm-Up: What do you know about your career at this time?
What do you still want to find out?  
(Brainstorm: Everything and Anything)
Reading the Assignment Prompt: Career Research Project
New Dialectical Response Options: I = Inference (Reading Between the Lines)
Halloween Costumes & Inference
Commerical: What happened?  How do you know?
Inference
What may viewers infer about your selected career from studying your Career Collage?
The Political Dr. Seuss:
Consider:
Audience, Purpose, Genre, Tone, Effectiveness:
Which genres does he communicate messages through?  How?
When/Where does Dr. Seuss ask his audience to "read between the lines"?
What do you learn about his writing process?
Sharing and Responding: Project Two Work-In-Progress / The Hunger Games and
Educational Policy / Debate Preparation

CHECKLIST: DUE NEXT CLASS
 Read: The Hunger Games (chapter 22) / Complete: at least two responses
 Bring: Collage-Work in Progress / Responses to collage quotes and images
 Your collage should be mostly completed, so you may develop your essay outline during our next class
session.

Day Twenty-Four (11/6)
575collageexemplification.html



CHECKLIST: WORK DUE Next Class (11/13/Monday 11/11= Veteran's Day)
 Complete: Collage-almost finished (including many purposeful
quotations, many purposeful pictures, and a list of numbered sources)
 Read and Respond The Hunger Games (chapters 23, 24, & 25) / at least
four responses of your choice (dialectical responses/suggested response
type: inference/evaluation, comprehension quiz questions, other)

Day Twenty-Five (11/13)
Rough Sketch: Collage Design
Inference Practice Activity: The Hunger Games
Paraphrasing: Paraphrase or Bust
Integrating Quotations
Workshop

CHECKLIST: WORK DUE NEXT CLASS (11/18)
 Read (required): The Hunger Games (chapter 26)
 Respond (extra credit): one point for each response (dialectical or quiz q & a) up
to five responses/five extra credit points
 Complete: Project Two, Essay Draft
 Bring – outline
Bring - collage


DAY TWENTY-SIX (Monday 11/18)


DAY TWENTY-SEVEN (Wednesday 11/20)


CHECKLIST: WORK DUE NEXT CLASS (Monday 11/25)
 Major Project Two (Final Version) which
includes the final typed draft of your essay, your career research collage, and your
(numbered) list of sources.

Reminder:
MLA Format: pgs. 414 - 417
(How to Format Your Essay)

DAY TWENTY-EIGHT (Monday 11/25)
Educational Policy Questions
Four Corners
Collage Gallery
Debate: Choose Roles/Developing Arguments
Essay Assignment Sheet
“School vs. Education” (442-444/Custom)
“Why Jonny Can’t Write” (453-455/Custom)
“On Being 17, Bright, and Unable to Read” (475-478/Custom)
575

DUE NEXT CLASS (WEDNESDAY 11/27)
at least four dialectical responses for one of the following readings:
“School vs. Education” (442-444/Custom)
“Why Jonny Can’t Write” (453-455/Custom)
“On Being 17, Bright, and Unable to Read” (475-478/Custom)
575


DAY TWENTY-NINE (WEDNESDAY 11/27)
Warm-Up
Debate: Groups/Developing Arguments
Using Visuals to Organize Information (Review: Using Visuals to Organize
Information: pgs. 351-363)
"What Can Be Done About Listening"

Reminder: Your Reading Process
As you complete reading assignments for your courses, consider which active reading strategies will
be most helpful. Active Reading Strategies include but are not limited to: T.H.I.E.V.E.S., annotation,
margin comments, dialectical responses, outlining the reading, using visuals to organize the
information, and summarizing what you have read.

CHECKLIST: WORK DUE NEXT CLASS (Monday 12/2/13)
Required:
 Actively Read: “Joy in School: Joyful learning can flourish in school-if you give
joy as chance” (479-483/Custom)
 Complete as you read: list of unfamiliar and engaging words
Please write the word and the pg. number where the word is located in the
reading, "Joy in School: Joyful learning can flourish in school-if you give joy as
chance"
 Complete: Critical Thinking Questions (1 & 2) on pg. 483

Extra Credit: (up to ten extra credit points)
 look up the definitions of words on your list / include the definitions with the words (1 extra credit point per definition)
 Complete: Visual Representation of information from "Joy in School: Joyful learning can flourish in school-if you
give joy as chance" (up to ten extra credit points for a very strong example/Review: Using Visuals to Organize
Information: pgs. 351-363)
(Reminder: Each student may earn up to twenty extra credit points this semester.)

DAY THIRTY (MONDAY 12/2)
Essay Structure Review
Using Visuals to Organize Information (Review: Using Visuals to Organize Information: pgs. 351-363)
Writing Process Strategies: Idea Generation (377-386)                                 
Thesis Development  (387-389)                                         
Outlining (390-395)
Debate Preparation

Due Next Class: Wednesday 12/4
 Review: “I Don’t Know What to Write”(377-386/Custom)
 Review: “How Do I Write a Thesis?” (387-389/Custom)
 Review: “How Do I Get My Ideas to Fit
Together”(390-395/Custom)
 Complete: Annotation/Margin Comments: Project 3 Assignment Sheet
 Complete: Idea Generation Materials (at least four activities)/ Project Three  
 Complete: Outline (at least one strategy)





DAY THIRTY-One (WEDNESDAY 12/4)
Outline Mini Conferences
Writing Process Strategies: Rhetorical Palette

Due Next Class: (Monday 12/9)
 Complete: Project Three, Essay Draft with copies / Make
four additional copies and distribute these copies to test
readers in class today




Day Thirty-Three
Sharing and Responding: Project Three Rough Drafts
Title Strategies
Due Next Class: (Wednesday 12/11)
Work On "WORK DUE LIST" FOR 12/18/13



The Hunger Games and Educational Policy: Debate Preparation

CHECKLIST: WORK DUE NEXT CLASS (12/18/FINAL/8:45 to 11:15 am)
(IF YOU HAVEN'T TURNED IN YOUR SUCCESS CENTER SHEET YET, BE SURE TO
TURN IT IN BY THE FINAL CLASS DAY.  THE DEADLINES FOR COMPLETING
ACTIVITIES HAVE PASSED.)
 Major Project Three (Final Version)
 (Optional) Updated Version(s) of Major Project One and/or
Project Two (In order to submit an updated project for a possibly
higher grade, you must also turn in the previously graded version
with instructor comments.) ** Due to schedule changes, your
highest project grade will be duplicated for the deleted project,
Project Four
 Missing Notebook Entries/ This semester Only: Students may
turn in late notebook entries up until today's class.  No late work
will be accepted after today.
Optional: Complete up to twenty extra credit points (not
including the up to ten points extra credit points possible for an
incredibly strong debate presentation)

FINAL: Wednesday 12/18
8:45 to 11:15 am
The Hunger Games Debate and In-Class Essay
Reminder: This is the very last day of the class, and no work is
accepted after today.

CHECKLIST: WORK TO BE TURNED IN BY TODAY (12/18)
(IF YOU HAVEN'T TURNED IN YOUR SUCCESS CENTER SHEET YET, BE SURE TO TURN IT IN BY THE FINAL CLASS DAY.  
THE DEADLINES FOR COMPLETING ACTIVITIES HAVE PASSED.)
 Major Project Three (Final Version)
 (Optional) Updated Version(s) of Major Project One and/or
Project Two (In order to submit an updated project for a possibly
higher grade, you must also turn in the previously graded version
with instructor comments.) ** Due to schedule changes, your
highest project grade will be duplicated for the deleted project,
Project Four
 Missing Notebook Entries/ This semester Only: Students may
turn in late notebook entries up until today's class.  No late work
will be accepted after today.
IInference Mini Activity
What do you think I dressed up as for
Halloween?
How did you come to this conclusion?
Inference = Reading Between the Lines
outlining strategies: outline tree (pg. 391), informal outline (pg. 392),
outline worksheet (pg. 393), outline map (pg. 394)
Inference Practice: Slip or Trip
Description Practice: Lost Dog
outlining strategies include but are not limited to: outline tree (pg. 391),
informal outline (pg. 392), outline worksheet (pg. 393), outline map (pg.
394)
Reminder: Please bring your textbook and
The Hunger Games to each class session.
"Schools Debate Educational Value of The Hunger Games"
The Hunger Games: Analysis/Preparing for the Debate and
Educational Policy Claim Essay
The Hunger Games: Analysis/Preparing for the Debate and
Educational Policy Claim Essay
Reminder:
You may earn up to twenty extra credit
points this semester.  Extra credit
materials are due by the last class day.

Options include but may not be limited to:
- (up to five points) viewing
Catching Fire /
bringing in ticket stub + your review/response
to the film
- (up to five points) viewing another movie,
television show, sports event, or other
recorded or live activity / bringing your ticket
stub if appropriate + your review/response to
the event
- (up to five points each) completing extra
credit option(s) when announced with
notebook activities (see Day Twenty Eight)
- applying class strategies to other
readings/writings / bringing in your work (You
may not use this option if you are turning in
the work for this class or another class.)
- meeting with a Success Guide or counselor
/ bringing evidence of this process
- reviewing your writing (for this class,
another class, resume, etc.) with a Success
Center tutor/getting written evidence of
meeting (signed Success Center slip)
- other options announced in class
- You may propose an option to me (Ms. U).  
Please get approval before completing the
activity as extra credit.  (You may not earn
extra credit for completing work for another
class.)

CHECKLIST: WORK DUE NEXT CLASS
(Due Day 20)
 Read: The Hunger Games (chapter 20)
 Research/Read: Project Two Materials
(Bureau of Labor Statistics/Hiring
Announcement, Professional Association,
others)
 Bring paper copies to class: Project Two
Research Materials
 Read: “What Do I Do With the Sources I
Find?” / Sample Essay (398-417)
 Complete: Reading Response Activities (as
assigned)

Day 20: (10/23)

CHECKLIST: WORK DUE AT
CONFERENCE
(worth up to
fourteen notebook points/counts as
two notebook
entries/Bring to Your Scheduled
Conference)
 Work in Progress: Project 2
Office Hours During Finals:
Thursday (12/12):
7:45-8:45 am
11:15-12:15 am
& Friday (12/13): 7:45-8:45 am