Work Plan Eve

WELCOME to the Spring 17, Evening ESL 400/LIBR 100 Academic Scholarship and Success Learning Community. Your Librarian instructor and I am excited to work with you this semester.  Contact me:  gross@smccd.edu or 650-306-3416, Office Hours: M/W, 11-12 in 3-235, TH 6-7. 



 Work Plan EVENING   

Notes: 1) Plan updated periodically 2) Homework due the class following the date assigned.3) Bring Hacker, course reader and work EVERY DAY!

Week

Date

ESL 400 Tuesday

ESL 400 Thursday

LIBR 100 Tuesday

 1

1/17-1/9

  INTRODUCTIONS & COURSE INFO

HW: 1) Obtain/order textbooks. 2) Write Language Learning History to turn in next class. 3Always Living in Spanish and identify interesting word choices/golden lines/questions to share.  
Class

 COURSE INFO & PARAGRAPH STRUCTURE

HW:  1) Review Thesis Statements, and Topic Sentencehandouts for quiz. 2) Read Superman and Me; identify interesting word choices/golden lines/questions to share.   

 

Library Introduction!

Homework:

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




 2

1/24-1/26

 LEARNING ABOUT ESSAY STRUCTURE

HW: Write a double-spaced paragraph about your connection (from Agosin or Alexie ) to it.  See this Sample or this. Have an electronic version for upload in class.

ESSAY STRUCTURE/ESSAY 1 

HW: 1) Read Fish Cheeks identify golden lines and questions about the text to share.2) Read Even Genuises Work Hard--up to Emphasize Challenge; identify golden lines for group essay.  

Tan

 

Plagiarism and MLA Book Citation
In Class

  • Create an MLA Citation for a Book

Homework:

  • Finding eBooks
  • Credit Where Credit Is Due
  • Worksheet



 3

1/31-2/2

ESSAY STRUCTURE & ESSAY 1 PREP

HW:  Read The Fourth of July by Lorde; identify golden lines and questions about the text to share. 

  PREPARING FOR ESSAY 1


HW:
 1) Do Quick Write-research (now due on 2/14) of one or more paragraphs. 2) Buy and bring Rules for Writers!

eBooks

In Class:

  • EBSCO eBooks

Homework:

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



 4

2/7-2/9

 PREPARING FOR ESSAY 1


HW: 1) Complete your 
Poem analysis. Be prepared to share your work. 2)Select a golden line from one of our readings or your research that you may include in your essay. You will use this to make a "quote sandwich" in class.     

 PREPARING FOR ESSAY 1

HW: 1) Review the assignment, the readings and your notes to develop a working thesis statement

2) Identify a piece of research with which to complete the Quick Write-research by doing an in-class writing assignment on Tuesday. Please wait to do your writing at that time. I will be grading only for completion and whether you are putting forth effort in the research process for Essay 1. 

Gale Virtual Reference Library

In-Class Work:

  • GVRL Explore

 Homework:

  • Searching Google Part I and II
  • Using Wikipedia
  • Worksheet



 5

2/14-2/16

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.

Annotated Bibliography I

In-Class Work:

  • Annotated Bibliography 1 

 Homework:

  • Citing Websites in MLA
  • Introduction to EasyBib
  • Worksheet

 6

2/21-2/23

  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. 

GRAMMAR WORK

HW: 1) Be sure you have uploaded your E1, D1 to turnitin.com and if you did not turn in an outline BEFORE drafting E1, create a Reverse outline and upload it to Outline for credit on turnitin.com. 2) Do an Individualized Grammar Work  assignment. 

 Evaluating Information

In Class:

  • Evaluating Information Activity

Homework:

  • Citing Websites in MLA
  • Using EasyBib
  • Worksheet

 7

2/28-3/2

ESSAY 1 POLISHING/GRAMMAR WORK

HW:  Do KWL+ for reading of I am Malala. 

ESSAY 1 POLISHING/GRAMMAR WORK

HW: Revise, polish your Essay 1 draft and bring electronic copy to class 

In-Text Citations

In Class:

  • In-Text Citations Group Assignment

Homework:

  • Opposing Viewpoints
  • Statista
  • Worksheet



 8

3/7-3/9

 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 

HW: TBD

Opposing Viewpoints and Statista

In Class:

  • Opposing Viewpoints and Statista

Homework:

  • Super Search Video
  • Worksheet



 9

3/14-3/16

 ESSAY 2 PREP

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

 ESSAY 2 PREP

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

 Super Search

In Class:

  • Super Search

Homework:

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

 

 10    

3/21-3/23

  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 

Picking a Topic

In Class:

Refining Research Topics

Homework:
Annotated Bibliography 2

 11

3/28-3/30

ESSAY 2 PREP

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



SPRING BREAK April 2-April 8

 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

Peer-Review I

In Class:

  • Peer Review VS Magazine: Compare and Contrast

Homework:

  • Peer Review in 3 minutes
  • Citing Journal Articles
  • Worksheet

 12

4/11-4/13

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-Review II

In Class:

  • Peer Reviewed Article Activity

Homework:

  • Academic Search Premier
  • Searching Databases

 13        

4/18-4/20

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:

  • TBA

 

 14

4/25-4/27

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! 

Exploring Databases

In Class:

  • Exploring Databases


Homework:
Final Annotated Bibliography

 15

5/2-5/4

 Essay 3 DUE

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

  TBD

Investigating Websites

In Class:

  • Snopes

Homework:

  • TBA

 16    

5/9-5/11

  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    

5/16-5/18

 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 EssayAlso see Prepare for your Presentation

 MLA Test

In Class:

  • MLA Test

Homework:

 18    

5/23-5/25

 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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