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English 0999.01A schedule, fall 2020

Updated 11/16/20

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
Wednesday, August 12  

Course syllabus
0999 syllabus supplement

Introduction to course
Monday, August 17 Drop/add ends   Simple Stuff
Writing exercise 1
Wednesday, August 19 Reflection 1
GR quiz
GR quiz answers
Golden rules 6-10  
Monday, August 24    

Writing exercise 2
Writing workshop

Wednesday, August 26 Reflection 2 Mindset video 1  
Monday, August 31     InQuizitive setup
Writing workshop
Wednesday, Sept. 2 Reflection 3 Mindset video 2  
Monday, Sept. 7 Labor Day holiday Labor Day holiday Labor Day holiday
Wednesday, Sept. 9     Writing exercise 3 
(on paper assignment)
Sample paper proposal
InQuizitive: start on
    Editing the Errors That Matter
Friday, Sept. 11 Reflection 4
InQuizitive: complete
  Editing the Errors That Matter
Mindset video 3  
Monday, Sept. 14     Writing workshop
Wednesday, Sept. 16 Reflection 5
InQuizitive: Subject-Verb and Tense Forms
Mindset video 4  
Monday, Sept. 21 Nothing due: work on 1101 papers!    
Wednesday, Sept. 23     Writing exercise 4
(on argumentation)
Monday, Sept. 28 Reflection 6
InQuizitive: Sentence Fragments
Mindset video 5 Writing workshop
(plagiarism work)
Wednesday, Sept. 30 InQuizitive: Comma Splices  
Monday, October 5    

Writing workshop
(corrections work and paper 2)

Sample graded paper
Sample corrections

Wednesday, October 7 InQuizitive: Fused Sentences    
Monday, October 12 Last day to withdraw 
with "W" grade
  Writing workshop
(peer editing)
Wednesday, Oct. 14 Writing Center visit
InQuizitive: Pronoun Problems
Monday, October 19    

Writing workshop

Quotations quiz
Quotations quiz answers

Wednesday, Oct. 21 Writing exercise 5 (D2L quiz)
(on conclusions)
InQuizitive: Apostrophes
Monday, October 26     No class meeting
Work on paper proposals!
Wednesday, Oct. 28 InQuizitive: Mixed Constructions
  and Misplaced Modifiers
Monday, November 2     Writing exercise 6
(on introductions)
Wednesday, November 4 InQuizitive: Words Often Confused    
Monday, November 9     Writing exercise 7
Unified body paragraphs
Wednesday, November 11 InQuizitive: Commas    
Monday, November 16     Writing exercise 9
More on unified body paragraphs
Wednesday, November 18 InQuizitive: Quotations    
Monday, November 23  


Handout: "The Prisoner's Dilemma"


Writing exercise 10
Wednesday, November 25 Writing Center visit    
November 26-29
Thanksgiving holiday Thanksgiving holiday Thanksgiving holiday
Final exam online
December 1-4
Reflection 7