Assignments and Important Dates
American Studies I 2010-2011
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Course Name and Block #
|Tuesday, March 22||Wordsworth analysis due. Don't forget to turn in your project reflection.|
|Monday, March 14||immigration presentation, reaction to the Yellow Wallpaper due - 2-4 pages typed, double spaced - use of text required|
|Thurs, March 10||
definitions and sentences of vocab due
at home: reading "The Yellow Wallpaper"
|Test||Friday, Feb 11 - vocab test , first 20 words|
|Completion date - Wednesday, Feb 9- there will be a test on this day.||Reading My Antonia don't procrastinate. You should be reading now and using post it notes to mark integral places in the text.|
|Jan 21, 24||midterm exams - be sure to prepare ahead of time|
|Wed., Jan 12||
Read, Highlight, annotate "The Writing Process"
Block 4 - illustrated metaphors due
|Friday, Jan 14||Revised essay on free write due - typed, double spaced - turn in first draft with revised copy.|
|Thursday, Jan 6||Read, highlight, annotate "On Essaying" in your log, discuss what surprised you, questions you wish to play with AND pick the most profound statement MOffet makes and then explain WHY you felt it was profound. I am aware that one of the pages was cut off in the copying process, do the best you can with it.|
|Monday, Jan 10||Final draft of essay on Grades and Grading. IF there is a snow day on Friday, BOTH essays are due.|
|Friday, Jan 7||Final draft of Essay on The Essay|
|Dec, 15||If you are donating cans or Toys they must be in by this date|
|By Dec 21||All FINAL essay revisions are due on this day. These drafts will be graded and NO more revisions possible. You may turn in any essay as many times as you wish BEFORE this date. Essays not received by this date will revert to first grade.|
|Monday, Dec. 13||Legendary Western figure paper due|
|Friday, Nov. 19||Block 4 - logs are due. Class meets Thursday, you can turn them in then. If you turn them in on Friday - it is up to YOU to drop them off. Late logs will NOT be accepted.|
|Tuesday, Nov. 16||
Revised essay on grading due
Read, highlight, annotate Excerpt from Zen and the Art of Motorcyle maintenance and write a reaction to it. These will be shared in class.
|Friday, Sept 10||Captains and the Kings essay - start asap|
|Wed., Sept 8||As I Lay Dying Map|
|Monday, October 4||presentations due|
|Month of November||BOOT CAMP|
Finish "Lean on Me' - log reflection on the film contents:
|November 9||Essay on the essay 1500 words, typed, double spaced size 12 font|