Date Topics Assignments                     (Assignments are due on the day that they are listed)
Week One    
M 8/31 Class Introduction                              Writing Diagnostic  
W 9/1 Writing Process                    Paragraph Organization                                    Sign up for conferences Syllabus Review Sheet                         Read pg 41-53 in Sentence Skills
     
Week Two    
M 9/6--NO CLASS Labor Day--No Class Labor Day--No Class
W 98 Subject and Verbs               Paragraph Coherence                   Revision Process                      Sign up for conferences   Finish writing paragraph about PG county schools that we begin working on in class.                                                   
     
Week Three    
M 9/13 Run-Ons                          Fragments Mastery Test 3 and 4 pg 77-78
W 9/15 Regular class is cancelled for conferences. Bring to M3068  the rough draft of paragraph one and your prewriting on your assigned date and time. A description of assignment one: profile paragraph is at the end of the syllabus. Regular class is cancelled for conferences. Bring to M3068  the rough draft of paragraph one and your prewriting on your assigned date and time. A description of assignment one: profile paragraph is at the end of the syllabus.
     
Week Four    
M 9/20 Regular class is cancelled for conferences. Bring to M3068  the rough draft of paragraph one and your prewriting on your assigned date and time. A description of assignment one: profile paragraph is at the end of the syllabus. Regular class is cancelled for conferences. Bring to M3068  the rough draft of paragraph one and your prewriting on your assigned date and time. A description of assignment one: profile paragraph is at the end of the syllabus.
W 9/22 Standard Verbs                              Irregular Verbs Mastery Test 3 and 4 pg 100-101                                                                            Mastery Test 4 and 5 pg 123-124                        final draft of paragraph one due
Date Topics Assignments                     (Assignments are due on the day that they are listed)
Week Five    
M 9/27     Reading Comprehension                     Profile Paragraphs    Mastery Test 2 and 3 pg 153-154                               Mastery Test 1 and 2 pg 167-168                              
W 9/29 Grammar Pretest                                         Peer Review     Grammar Pretest 1) identifying subjects, verbs and prepositional phrases 2) Fragments 3) Run-ons 4) Regular and Irregular Verbs                                   Rough Draft of Paragraph Two Due--BRING TWO TYPED COPIES TO CLASS  
     
Week Six    
M10/4 Grammar Test                        Subject-verb Agreement    Grammar Test: 1) identifying subjects, verbs and prepositional phrases 2) Fragments 3) Run-ons 4) Regular and Irregular Verbs   
W 10/6 Catch up Final draft of paragraph two due       Mastery Test 4 and 5 pg 184-185 
     
Week Seven    
M 10/11 Consistent Verb Tense         Wordiness           
W 10/13 Introducing the Essay           Writing Introductions and Conclusions Mastery Test 1 and 2 pg 188-189
     
Week Eight    
M 10/18 Comma Use                       Pronoun Reference  
W 10/20 Apostrophes                             Global Editing  Mastery Test 3 and 4 pg 371-2               Mastery Test 1 and 4 pg 212 and 215     
     
Week Nine    
M 10/25 Regular class is cancelled for conferences. Bring to M3068  the rough draft of essay one and your prewriting on your assigned date and time. A description of essay one is at the end of the syllabus. Regular class is cancelled for conferences. Bring to M3068  the rough draft of essay one and your prewriting on your assigned date and time. A description of essay one is at the end of the syllabus.
W 10/27 Regular class is cancelled for conferences. Bring to M3068  the rough draft of essay one and your prewriting on your assigned date and time. A description of essay one is at the end of the syllabus. Regular class is cancelled for conferences. Bring to M3068  the rough draft of essay one and your prewriting on your assigned date and time. A description of essay one is at the end of the syllabus.
     
Week Ten    
M 11/1 Grammar Pretest                Reading Comprehension Mastery Test 3 and 4 pg 336-7     Grammar Pretest--1) Wordiness  2) Subject-verb agreement 3) Consistent verb tense 4)Pronoun reference 5) Commas                                               Final draft of essay one due       
W 11/3 Grammar Test                    Adjectives and Adverbs        Dangling and Misplaced Modifiers               Grammar Test--1) Wordiness  2) Subject-verb agreement 3) Consistent verb tense 4) Pronoun reference  5) Commas
     
Week Eleven    
M 11/8 Writing In-Class Essays                in-class essay Mastery Test 1 and 2 pg 238-9                                    Mastery Test 1and 2 246-7                       Mastery Test 1 and 2 pg254-5  
W 11/10 Grammar Pretest                   Global Editing                 Commonly Confused Words Grammar Pretest--adjectives and adverbs, misplaced and dangling modifiers, and apostrophes 
     
Week Twelve    
M 11/15 Grammar Test                    Parallelism                          Omitted Words and Letters Mastery Test 3 & 4 pg 436-437    Grammar Test--adjectives and adverbs, misplaced and dangling modifiers, and apostrophes     
W 11/17 Capital Letters                     Reading Comprehension                Using the Library Paraphrasing, Summarizing, and Quoting      Mastery Test 1 and 2 page 256-266                       Mastery Test 1 and 2 page 409-410    Final Draft of Essay Two 
     
Week Thirteen    
M 11/22 Using the Library Paraphrasing, Summarizing, and Quoting    Globlal Editing                         Mastery Test 3 &4 pg 305-306
W 11/24 NO CLASS NO CLASS--Thanksgiving Break  Thanksgiving Break 
     
Week Fourteen    
M 11/29     Using the Library Paraphrasing, Summarizing, and Quoting (cont'd)  Grammar Pretest Grammar Pretest--commonly confused words, omitted words and letters, parallelism, and global editing                                            
W 12/1 Regular class is cancelled for conferences. Bring to M3068  the rough draft of essay three and your prewriting on your assigned date and time. A description of essay three is at the end of the syllabus. Regular class is cancelled for conferences. Bring to M3068  the rough draft of essay three and your prewriting on your assigned date and time. A description of essay three is at the end of the syllabus.
     
Week Fifteen    
M 12/6 Regular class is cancelled for conferences. Bring to M3068  the rough draft of essay three and your prewriting on your assigned date and time. A description of essay three is at the end of the syllabus. Regular class is cancelled for conferences. Bring to M3068  the rough draft of essay three and your prewriting on your assigned date and time. A description of essay three is at the end of the syllabus.
W 12/8 Final Grammar Test Final grammar test--commonly confused words, omitted words and letters, parallelism, and global editing                                                                Final draft of paper 2 due
     
Week Sixteen    
Final Exam FRIDAY 12/10 Final Exam In-class essay Exam                                    Final draft of Essay Three Due