ENGL 1020 Schedule -- Spring 2017

Week 1                       Jan. 17: Class intro; Controversy & Argument in 2017

                         Jan. 19: Thesis clinic;  Summarizing Accurately; Blog 1

Week 2                       Jan. 24: Responding Responsibly

                        Jan. 26: Interacting with Sources

Week 3                        Jan. 31: Essay 1 Workshop Draft

                        Feb. 2: Essay 1 Due;  Intro to Race, Gender, & Visual Rhetoric

Week 4                        Feb. 7: Analyze Super Bowl Commercials

Feb. 9: Analyze Print Ads; Blog 2

Week 5                 Feb. 14: Visual Rhetorics Roundtable

               Feb. 16: Essay Two Workday; Blog 3

Week 6   Feb. 21: Subculture preview; film excerpts tba;

               Feb. 23: Essay 2 Workshop Draft: Visual Rhetoric Analysis     

Week 7              Feb 28 & 30: No class; Essay 2 due at midterm conferences with Mr. Smith

Week 8                        SPRING BREAK; Alternative Spring Break

Week 9            March 14: American Subcultures & our  Collaborative Research Project

              March 16: Research Day; Blog 4

Week 10             March 21: Focusing Topics, Evaluating Sources;

                 March 23: Groups meet with Mr. Smith for Collaborative Research Workshop Draft

Week 11    March 28: Group Research Work Day

                 March 30: Major Group Research Essay 3 Due; group presentations         

Week 12    April 4: Major Group Research Essay 3 Due; group

                 April 6: Anti-Essay—Writing as poetry & performance                      

Week 13          April 11: Anti-Essay Workshop; Blog 5

                        April 13: Final Portfolio Procedures & Workday

Week 14          April 18: Anti-Essay Workday

                          April 20: Anti-Essay Due; Poetry Slam  Performance Day

Week 15          April 25: Final Portfolio Due

April 27: Final  Grades Available

 


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