Work Plan Eve

WELCOME to the Fall 16, Evening ESL 400/LIBR 100 Academic Scholarship and Success Learning Community. Your Librarian instructor and I am excited to work with you this semester. Let's all work closely together so that we can accomplish our goals in high spirits. Contact me: gross@smccd.edu or 650-306-3416, Office Hours: M/W, 11-12 in 3-235, TH 6-7 or by appointment. 



 Work Plan EVENING   

Notes: 1) Plan is updated periodically; please check daily. 2) Homework is due the class following the date it was assigned.3) Bring Hacker, course reader and electronic copies of your work EVERY DAY!

Week

Date

ESL 400 Tuesday

ESL 400 Thursday

LIBR 100 Tuesday

 1

 8/16--8/18

 

 INTRODUCTIONS & COURSE INFO

HW: 1) Obtain/order textbooks; 2) read Superman and identify three-five vocabulary words you would like to discuss. Know the word’s meaning & part of speech. Why did the author chose this particular word?

 3) Write or type a paragraph about your name to turn in at the next class.

 2

 8/23--8/25

 LEARNING ABOUT ESSAY STRUCTURE

HW:  1) Review Thesis Statements, and Topic Sentences handouts for quiz. 2) Select a golden line from Joy and write a double-spaced paragraph about your connection to it. See this Sample Have an electronic version for upload in class.

 ESSAY STRUCTURE & PREPARING FOR ESSAY

HW: Read Read Always Living in Spanish and The Fourth of July by Lourde; annotate and identify golden lines and questions about the text to share

Library Introduction!

Homework:

  • Plagiarism Video
  • How to Create an MLA Citation for a Book
  • Worksheet
  • Get a Library Card

 3

 8/30--9/1

 ESSAY STRUCTURE & PREPARING FOR ESSAY 1

  • Technology Workshop/Learning Center tour 
HW: Read or re-read The Fourth of July

 PREPARING FOR ESSAY 1

HW: 1) Read Fish Cheeks 2) Bring Hacker!

Plagiarism and MLA Book Citation
In Class

  • Create an MLA Citation for a Book

Homework:

  • Finding eBooks
  • Citing eBooks
  • Worksheet

 4

 9/6--9/8

 PREPARING FOR ESSAY 1


HW: 1Answer these POEM Questions. Prepare to present your poem and information  

 PREPARING FOR ESSAY 1

HW: Review the assignment, the readings and your notes to develop a working thesis statement to share in class.

 eBooks

In Class:

  • EBSCO eBooks

Homework:

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • What is a Database
  • Worksheet

 5

 9/13--9/15

PREPARING FOR ESSAY 1

HW: Refine your ThS and develop outline for Essay 1 to turn in to turnitin.com at next class. 

PREPARING FOR ESSAY 1/GRAMMAR WORK

HW:  Finish Essay 1: Values, Draft 1 to upload in class.

 Gale Virtual Reference Library

In-Class Work:

  • Annotated Bibliography 1 
 Homework:
  • Searching Google Part I and II
  • Using Wikipedia
  • Worksheet

 6

 9/20--9/22

  Essay 1, Draft 1 DUE

HW: 1) If you did not have time to upload your Essay 1, D1 to turnitin.com, so so for homework. 2) Read and annotate your research facilitation assignment to share

 RESEARCH FACILITATION PREPARATION/GRAMMAR WORK

HW:  1) Select an article for your Research Facilitation Assignment.2) Read Prologue to I am Malala  If you didn't turn in an outline BEFORE drafting E1, create a Reverse outline and upload it to Outline for credit on turnitin.com. 

Google, Wikipedia, and Evaluating Information

In Class:

  • Evaluating Information Activity

Homework:

  • Citing Websites in MLA
  • Using EasyBib
  • Worksheet

 7

 9/27-9/29

ESSAY 1 POLISHING/GRAMMAR WORK

HW:  On your google site, compose your Welcome page (Make sure it is a paragraph or more.) 
ESSAY 1 POLISHING/GRAMMAR WORKHW: Revise, polish your Essay 1 draft and bring electronic copy to class 

Citing Websites and using EasyBib

In Class:

  • Citing Websites using EasyBib

Homework:

  • In-Text Citations
  • Citing Sources in MLA Style
  • How to Cite Multiple Authors
  • Worksheet

 8

 10/4--10/6

 Essay 1, Draft 2 DUE

HW: 1) Finish reading Learning to Read and Write by Frederick Douglass and identify golden lines and questions. 2) Finalize your proofing/editing on Essay 1, D2 and upload by Thursday evening.

 ESSAY 2 PREP & RESEARCH FACILITATION 

HW: Finalize work on Research Facilitation Assignment research groups

 In-Text Citations

In Class:

  • In-Text Citations Group Assignment

Homework:

  • Searching Databases
  • Finding Articles in ERIC
  • Opposing Viewpoints
  • Worksheet

 9

 10/11--10/13

 Seminar Research Presentation DUE

HW: Read Hidden Intellectualism by Gerald Graff; identify golden lines to share and formulate questions regarding the essay.

  Seminar Research Presentation DUE

HW:  Write a paragraph or more about your connection to Learning to Read and Write, Prologue to I am Malala or  Hidden Intellectualism to upload in next class

 Opposing Viewpoints and ERIC

In Class:

  • Exploring Databases

Homework:

  • Picking Your Topic is Research
  • One Perfect Source
  • Worksheet
 

 10    

 10/18--10/20

  ESSAY 2 PREP

HW: Review your readings, notes and research to develop a thesis statement to share. 

ESSAY 2 PREP

HW: Develop your outline using Informal OutlineOutline Elements or Essay Outline for E2 and submit it to turnitin.com 


Advanced Searching and Picking a Topic

In Class:

Homework:
Annotated Bibliography 2

 11

 10/25--10/27

ESSAY 2 PREP

HW: Finalize Essay 2, D1 to upload next class; class convenes in 6-102 (under the Grove)

 Essay 2, D1 DUE

  • CWA event in 6-102 (under the Grove) till 8:30
  • Return to class
  • Self Review Outline and upload Essay 2, D1 to turnitin.com
HW: Catch up: Use this time to review your turnitin.com and upload any work you haven't had time to finish and/or begin uploading work to your ePortfolio

Newspapers, Magazines, and Academic Journals

In Class:

  • Peer Review VS Magazine: Compare and Contrast

Homework:

  • Peer Review in 3 minutes
  • Credit Where Credit is Due
  • Worksheet


 12

 11/1--11/3

GRAMMAR /PUNCTUATION

HW: Read Shooting an Elephant and identify golden lines to share. 

ESSAY 2 REVISION 

HW: Identify an article on the Markkula website or through Academic Search Premier that might interest you as a topic for Essay 3. Write a paragraph about the article you explored and why it interested you.

 Peer-Reviewed Articles

In Class:

  • Peer Reviewed Article Activity

Homework:

  • Academic Search Premier
  • Citing Journal Articles in MLA


 13        

 11/8--11/10

ESSAY 2, D2 REVISION

HW: Revise Essay 2 and bring electronic version to next class.

    Essay 2, D2 DUE

HW: Read Letter to Birmingham . Identify golden lines and formulate questions. 

 Academic Search Premier

In Class:

  • Academic Search Premier

Homework:

  • Super Search
  • Statista
  • Worksheet
 

 14

 11/15--11/17

ESSAY 3 PREP

HW: Finalize your Essay 3 thesis statement to share
    

ESSAY 3 PREP

HW: Finish Essay 3 to turn in; bring electronic and paper! 

Super Search

In Class:

  • Super Search


Homework:
Final Annotated Bibliography

 15

 11/22--11/24

 Essay 3 DUE

HW: Complete Essay 3 if you haven't already done so. Read My Life’s Sentences by Jhumpa Lahiri; identify golden lines to share

  HOLIDAY

More Databases

In Class:

  • More Databases

Homework:

  • TBA

 16    

 11/29--12/1

  ESSAY 4 PREP

HW: Read Mosley's For Authors, Fragile Ideas Need Loving Everyday
ESSAY 4 PREP


HW: Review Mosley's For Authors, Fragile Ideas Need Loving Everyday  and finish reading  Sontag's Directions: Write, Read, Rewrite and identify golden lines to share

 MLA Review

In Class:

  • MLA Review

Homework:

  • MLA Review


 17    

 11/6--12/8

 ESSAY 4 PREP

HW: Review notes and develop ThS for Essay 4 to share! 

 ESSAY 4 PREP

HW: Prepare for the in-class final: Instructions for In-Class Essay. Also see Prepare for your Presentation

 MLA Test

In Class:

  • MLA Test

Homework:


 18    

 12/13--12/15

 In-class Essay 4--You may start at 6:30 in the Library or in the classroom, depending on your room assignment. 

Upload Essay 4 to your ePortfolio

Prepare for your Presentation


 FINAL EXAM -- ePortfolio Presentation in Library ,closed portfolio list

 



 



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