Course Name: SLCC English 1010

Teacher: Cindy Hanson

Text: Writing: A Guide for College and Beyond by Lester Faigley

 

*There is no high school core component for SLCC English 1010.  The content standards and writing portfolios are determined by the SLCC English Department.

 

Month

Content/Core Standard

Learning Activities

Assessment

August-

September

 -Understanding demands of college writing

-Reading college texts

-Reflective writing

-Summary and Strong Response writing

-Understanding and recognizing Rhetoric and Rhetorical choices of writers.

-Read chapters 1-8

*Note-taking strategies and graphic organizers

*Critical reading skills

-Thesis writing

-Rhetorical Analysis

*Identifying fallacies

*Analyze political cartoons and advertisements

-Recognizing Rhetorical Aims and Genre

-Brainstorming/Freewriting

-Summary tips and practice

-Socratic Seminar and other class discussions (whole class and small group)

-Peer editing

-Process Work

-Chapter notes

-Reading quizzes

-Vocabulary quizzes

-Summary/Strong Response Portfolio

*Collection of assignments

*Final drafts of essays

*Self-reflective essays

October

-Reading college text

-Understanding and recognizing Rhetoric and Rhetorical choices of writers

-Analysis and Evaluation in writing

-Grammar and writing style

-Read chapters 10 and 12

*Note-taking strategies

*Critical reading skills

-Rhetorical analysis of film

-Analysis practice

-Evaluation of websites and text

-Grammar usage and practice incorporating writing style tips

-Discussion (whole class and small group)

-Peer editing

-Process Work

-Chapter notes

-Reading quizzes

-Vocabulary quizzes

-Grammar quizzes

-Writing Portfolios

*Complete the Summary/Strong Response Portfolio

*Begin working on the Analysis/Evaluation Portfolio

*Collection of assignments

*Final drafts of essays

-Self-reflection essay

November

 -Finish Analysis/Evaluation Portfolio from October

-Reading college text

-Understanding and recognizing Rhetoric and Rhetorical choices of writers

-Grammar/writing style

-Position/Cause/Solution Research paper

*Research format

-College application essays

-Read chapters 10, 13-20

*Note-taking strategies

*Critical reading skills

-Continue Analysis/Evaluation activities listed in October

-Research Process

*Finding and evaluating credible sources

*Paraphrasing and Summarizing

*Cite and Reference information correctly using APA format

*Incorporating Primary Sources

-Writing Causal chains

-Discussion (whole class and small group)

-Peer editing

-Tips for successful college application essays

-Process Work

-Chapter notes

-Reading quizzes

-Vocabulary quizzes

-Grammar quizzes

-Completed Analysis/Evaluation Portfolio

*Collection of assignments

*Final draft of essay

-Self-reflection essay

December

-Finish the Position/Cause/Solution Research paper/project

-Reading college text

-Understanding and recognizing Rhetoric and Rhetorical choices of writers

-Research Format

-College Application Essays

-Read chapters 22-25

*Note-taking strategies

*Critical reading skills

-Continue with the research process begun in November

-Research writing tips and practice

-Finish college application essays—peer edit

-Genre translation of research—power point

-Discussion (whole class and small group)

-Peer editing

-Process Work

-Chapter notes

-Reading quizzes

-Vocabulary quizzes

-College application essays

-Position/Cause/Solution Portfolio

*Collection of assignments

*Final draft of essay

*Self-reflection essay

January/February

*January is unique because half of the month is 1st semester, and half is 2nd semester.  I’ve separated the two and labeled them.

1st Semester:

-Presentation skills

-Genre translation

2nd Semester:

Understanding demands of college writing

-Reading college texts

-Reflective writing

-Summary and Strong Response writing

-Understanding and recognizing Rhetoric and Rhetorical choices of writers.

-College Application essays

 1st Semester:

-Presentation of research in a different genre—power point

-Class evaluation

-Visual text presentations as time allows

 

2nd Semester:

-Read chapters 1-8

*Note-taking strategies and graphic organizers

*Critical reading skills

-Thesis writing

-Rhetorical Analysis

*Identifying fallacies

*Analyze political cartoons and advertisements

-Recognizing Rhetorical Aims and Genre

-Brainstorming/Freewriting

-Summary tips and practice

-Socratic Seminar and other class discussions (whole class and small group)

-Peer editing

1st Semester:

-Genre translation (Research paper to power point presentation)

-Group evaluation

-Class evaluation

2nd Semester:

Process Work

-Chapter notes

-Reading quizzes

-Vocabulary quizzes

-Summary/Strong Response Portfolio

*Collection of assignments

*Final drafts of essays

*Self-reflective essays

-College application essays (rough and final drafts)

          March

-Reading college text

-Understanding and recognizing Rhetoric and Rhetorical choices of writers

-Analysis and Evaluation in writing

-Grammar and writing style

-Read chapters 10 and 12

*Note-taking strategies

*Critical reading skills

-Rhetorical analysis of film

-Analysis practice

-Evaluation of websites and text

-Grammar usage and practice incorporating writing style tips

-Discussion (whole class and small group)

-Peer editing

Process Work

-Chapter notes

-Reading quizzes

-Vocabulary quizzes

-Grammar quizzes

-Writing Portfolios

*Complete the Summary/Strong Response Portfolio

*Begin working on the Analysis/Evaluation Portfolio

*Collection of assignments

*Final drafts of essays

-Self-reflection essay

April

 -Finish Analysis/Evaluation Portfolio from March

-Reading college text

-Understanding and recognizing Rhetoric and Rhetorical choices of writers

-Grammar/writing style

-Position/Cause/Solution Research paper

*Research format

 

 -Read chapters 10, 13-20

*Note-taking strategies

*Critical reading skills

-Continue Analysis/Evaluation activities listed in March

-Research Process

*Finding and evaluating credible sources

*Paraphrasing and Summarizing

*Cite and Reference information correctly using APA format

*Incorporating Primary Sources

-Writing Causal chains

-Discussion (whole class and small group)

-Peer editing

 Process Work

-Chapter notes

-Reading quizzes

-Vocabulary quizzes

-Grammar quizzes

-Completed Analysis/Evaluation Portfolio

*Collection of assignments

*Final draft of essay

-Self-reflection essay

May/June

 -Finish the Position/Cause/Solution Research paper/project

-Reading college text

-Understanding and recognizing Rhetoric and Rhetorical choices of writers

-Research Format

-Presentation skills

-Genre translation

 

 -Read chapters 22-25

*Note-taking strategies

*Critical reading skills

-Continue with the research process begun in April

-Research writing tips and practice

-Genre translation of research—power point

-Discussion (whole class and small group)

-Peer editing

-Class evaluation

-Visual text presentations as time allows

 -Process Work

-Chapter notes

-Reading quizzes

-Vocabulary quizzes

Position/Cause/Solution Portfolio

*Collection of assignments

*Final draft of essay

*Self-reflection essay

-Group evaluation

-Class evaluation