English 1A: Composition and Reading

Greetings! On this site I will post important documents and announcements for the following Spring 2018 English 1A courses: 
  • English 1A-03: M/W 8:00-9:50; F 8:00-8:50; Room 6409 
  • English 1A-07: M/W 10:00-11:50, F 10:00-10:50; Room 6409  
Office hours will be held in room 6016 at the following times: 
  • Wednesdays 12:00-1:00
  • Fridays 8:50-9:50
  • Fridays 10:50-11:50    


Recent Announcements

  • Monday, May 14 Lecture: Evaluating Ads. The lecture from today is attached below. It contains links to all of the ads we watched in class if you'd like to view them again. 
    Posted May 14, 2018, 12:23 PM by Richard Mills
  • Our Evaluation of Ads: Participation Notes Attached below are all of the notes we took evaluating advertisements in class on Monday, May 14. There are some interesting insights here if you'd like to take a ...
    Posted May 14, 2018, 12:22 PM by Richard Mills
  • Our Best Reading, Critical Thinking, and Writing Strategies Notes form our Unit One reflection (Friday, 5/11) are attached below. 
    Posted May 11, 2018, 11:02 AM by Richard Mills
  • Friday 5/11 Lecture: Midterm Preview & Midterm Resources; Unit 1 Reflection Lecture attached below. 
    Posted May 11, 2018, 9:14 AM by Richard Mills
  • Participation Notes, Advertising, Wednesday 5/9 Attached below are the notes you all took regarding the effects of advertising. I encourage you to read through these; there are a lot of compelling ideas here that might ...
    Posted May 9, 2018, 12:20 PM by Richard Mills
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Homework Assignments

  • Week Seven Homework (5/21-5/25) Monday, May 21‪‪1.  Read "Essay Two: Analysis" Instructions. Course Reader, p. 38.‪‪2. Read "Advertising's Fifteen Basic Appeals" by Jib Fowles. Course Reader, p. 166-176.‪‪3. Complete ...
    Posted by Richard Mills
  • Week Six Homework (5/14-5/18) Monday, May 141. Read "A Death Spiral of Disrespect" by Gary Ruskin. Course Reader, p. 41-43. 2. Read "Benefits of Advertising" by Adam Thierer. Course Reader, p. 44 ...
    Posted May 11, 2018, 11:03 AM by Richard Mills
  • Week Five Homework (5/7-5/11) Monday, May 7: 1. Read "Quotations." Course Reader, p. 93-94 (ESSENTIAL)2. Read "Essay Formatting." Course Reader, p. 95. (ESSENTIAL)3. Read Course Reader, p. 104-106 : “The Basic ...
    Posted May 8, 2018, 10:50 AM by Richard Mills
  • Week Four Homework (4/30-5/4) Monday, April 301. Read "Essays: An Introduction." Course Reader, p. 97-103 (Optional). 2. Read Course Reader, p. 91-92. “Thesis Statements”, “PIE Paragraphs”  3. Complete “Essay 1 Prewriting ...
    Posted May 1, 2018, 11:35 AM by Richard Mills
  • Week Three Homework (4/23-4/27) Monday, April 231. Read "What Life Asks of Us" by David Brooks, Course Reader, p. 12-14.  2. Read "Is Facebook Making Us Lonely?" by Stephen Marche. Course Reader ...
    Posted Apr 22, 2018, 9:36 PM by Richard Mills
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