Course Map for

English 1010

Cindy Hanson

Month Content Skills Assessment
August-

September

Writing process- critical analysis essays

Semiotic analysis and presentations

Read textbook--Reading the Signs

*consumerism

*advertising

Student profile

Notes on critical analysis

Practice writings

Notes and discussion on semiotic analysis

How to complete group analysis forms

Presentation skills--oral

How to write a profile

"Americans" essay

Final student profile

Group analysis and presentation

Class discussion over advertising and consumerism

Advertising and consumerism essays--semiotic analysis

October Read textbook

*images of music, T.V., video, etc.

*American film

Group analysis and presentation

Famous person profile

Discussion

Presentation skills

How to write a famous person profile

Criteria for analyzing film

Timed writing practice

College application requirements

Group presentations

Individual summaries

Famous person profile

Film presentations

Discussion

College application essays

Timed writings

November Read textbook

*mythic characters

*gender issues

Group analysis and presentation

Presentations

Critical analysis essays

Writer's workshop

*editing

*writing commentary

Class discussions

Group presentations

Individual summaries

Essays

December Read Textbook

* race issues

*cultural outlaws

Interview and profile

Presentations

Critical essays

Review college application essays

How to interview and write a profile for publication

Class discussion

Group presentations

Individual summaries

Submit final college essays

Interview and profile

January Read textbook

*virtual culture

Portfolios-synthesis

Using the Internet

Presentations

How to write a synthesis

How to create a portfolio

Essays

Class discussion

Group presentations

Individual summaries

Portfolio with synthesis

February *This is a semester class. The schedule for January to June will follow the timeline listed above. Same as listed above Same as listed above
March      
April      
May-June