English 1A: Composition and Reading

FINAL EXAM DATES: 

7:30 Class -- Tuesday, Dec. 13, 8:00-10:00

10:00 Class -- Thursday, Dec. 15, 10:30-12:30

12:00 Class -- Tuesday, Dec. 13, 1:00-3:00


Greetings! On this site I will post important documents and announcements for the following Fall 2016 English 1A courses: 
  • English 1A-02: T/Th 7:35-9:50; Room 6305 
  • English 1A-14: T/Th 10:00-11:50, F 11:00-11:50; Room 6707 
  • English 1A-17: T/Th/F 12:00-1:25; Room 6502 
Office hours will be held in room 6016 at the following times: 
  • Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 1:30-2:30


Recent Announcements

  • Research Guide: Essay 3 Attached below. 
    Posted Nov 28, 2016, 11:47 AM by Richard Mills
  • Orwell & Anti-Semitism‬ Among the most striking—and off-putting—features of the first seven chapters in Down and Out in Paris and London is the anti-Semitism. Boris expresses bald, extreme anti ...
    Posted Nov 18, 2016, 10:37 AM by Richard Mills
  • November 10 Lecture The November 10th lecture (about Craig and Marchand, among other things) is posted below. 
    Posted Nov 10, 2016, 10:39 PM by Richard Mills
  • Essay 1 Revision Instructions *You may only revise if you get a grade below a B. You can improve your grade to a maximum of a B and by a maximum of one letter ...
    Posted Nov 2, 2016, 4:58 PM by Richard Mills
  • Lectures: Thesis, PIE, Refutation, and Quotations Attached below is a document with all of the lecture slides I've presented over the past couple of weeks pertaining to thesis statements, PIE paragraphing, refutation, and quotations. 
    Posted Oct 25, 2016, 4:32 PM by Richard Mills
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Homework Assignments

  • Weeks Ten & Eleven Homework (11/28-12/9) **WEEK 10**Tuesday, November 291. Read Down and Out in Paris and London, p. 44-88. (Chapters VIII-XV)2. Complete one Reading Response (Instructions: CR, p. 119). *25 ...
    Posted Nov 30, 2016, 1:59 PM by Richard Mills
  • Week Nine Homework (11/21-11/25) Tuesday, November 22 1. Review Essay 1 Feedback: How can you apply it to Essay 2? 2. Revise/edit your essay. 3. Final Draft of Essay Two due. *20% of ...
    Posted Nov 18, 2016, 10:33 AM by Richard Mills
  • Week Eight Homework (11/14-11/18) Tuesday, November 15 1. Read through “Our Practice Analyses with Fowles” (ATTACHED BELOW)  2. Read "Essay Two Goals" and "Organizing Your Analysis." Course Reader, p. 39-40.3. Complete a ...
    Posted Nov 10, 2016, 10:35 PM by Richard Mills
  • Week Seven Homework (11/7-11/11) Tuesday, November 81. Read Essay 2 Sample, Course Reader, p. 135-139. ‪2. Write responses to the following five questions about the Essay 2 Sample. *25 homework pointsThis ...
    Posted Nov 3, 2016, 9:15 PM by Richard Mills
  • Week Six Homework (10/31-11/4) Tuesday, November 11. Read "Midterm Exam Instructions." Course Reader, p. 36‬2. Read "A Death Spiral of Disrespect" by Gary Ruskin. Course Reader, p. 41-43.‬3. Read "Benefits ...
    Posted Oct 28, 2016, 2:24 PM by Richard Mills
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