Weekly Syllabus
 
Week One: August 26-September 30

Introduction: course goals and objectives
Establish Writing Priorities
Read Atteberry's Tips to Better Writing
Quiz over Atteberry's Tips to Better Writing
Two journal entries due by class time on Friday, August 30


Week Two: September 2-6

September 2: NO CLASS--Labor Day
More Discussion of Writing Priorities


Week Three: September 9-13

First Paper Topic Distributed and Discussed
Examine Sample Papers
Individual Appointments
In-class writing


Week Four: September 16-20

Second Paper Topic Distributed and Discussed
Examine Sample Papers
More Individual Appointments
In-class writing


Week Five: September 23-27

Third Paper Topic Distributed and Discussed
In-Class Writing Assignment
Discussion of Troublesome Grammar Issues
More Individual Appointments


Week Six: September 30-October 4

Fourth Paper Topic Distributed and Discussed
In-Class Writing Assignment
More Individual Appointments


Week Seven: October 7-October 11

Additional Individual Appointments
Discussion of Sample Papers
Discussion of Troublesome Grammar Issues


Week Eight: October 14-October 18

NO CLASS--MONDAY, OCTOBER 14--I Will Be Out of Town
Fifth Writing Assignment Distributed and Discussed
In-class writing


Week Nine: October 21-October 25

Sixth Writing Assignment Distributed and Discussed
In-class writing
Individual Appointments


Week Ten: October 28-November 1

Introduction to Cultural Literacy
"List" Assignment


Week Eleven: November 4-November 8

First Cultural Literacy Paper Assignment
Examine Sample Papers
Individual Appointments


Week Twelve: November 11-November 15

Second Cultural literacy Paper Introduced
Interviews
In-Class Writing Assignment


Week Thirteen: November 18-November 22

Continue work on interviews
Individual Appointments
In-Class Writing Assignment


Week Fourteen: November 25-November 29

NO CLASSES--THANKSGIVING BREAK


Week Fifteen: December 2-December 6

Finish Interview papers due
In-Class writing assignment