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English Composition 1

R. Rambo, Instructor
Illinois Valley Community College

Office: A-313
Phone: 815-224-0338
E-mail: Randy_Rambo@ivcc.edu
 
Office Hours: Spring 2018
Monday and Friday: 11:00 am-12:45 pm / Wednesday: 11:00 am-12:00 pm, 2:00-2:30 pm
(and by appointment)

Student Studying with Her Laptop
Student Reading a Book
Home Page and Assignments

ENG 1001-03

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10:00-10:50 am | Room B-213 | Syllabus | Blackboard

Schedule and Daily Assignments

The Final Revisions
The Revision Plans
Revision Plan Example (Word)

Wednesday, Apr. 25: Graded Essay 4 returned. Exercise 5: Strengthening Style due by the end of the class period.  

Friday, Apr. 27: Exercise 6: Errors due by the end of the class period. Please come to class with the graded versions of all of your essays with the feedback pages attached.

Monday, Apr. 30: What to expect on the Final Exam: the Final Exam Answer Page. In-class work on the Final Revisions

Wednesday, May 2: Final Exam Pre-Test.

Friday, May 4: Answers to the Final Exam Pre-Test. Two Final Revisions due. For each Final Revision, turn in (1) the revision plan, (2) the revised draft, (3) the earlier graded draft with the feedback page attached, and (4) if Essay 3 or 4, copies of the sources with the information used in the essay highlighted or marked in the sources.

Monday, May 7: Final Exam. Graded Final Revisions returned.

Quizzes and Exercises

Exercise 5: Strengthening Style (4/25)
Exercise 4: Using Sources (4/20)
Exercise 3: Review (3/30)
Quiz 2 (3/2)
Exercise 2: Quotations (2/28)
Quiz 1 (2/7)
Exercise 1: Commas (2/5)

ENG 1001-04

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 1:00-1:50 pm | Room E-214 | Syllabus | Blackboard

Schedule and Daily Assignments

The Final Revisions
The Revision Plans
Revision Plan Example (Word)

Wednesday, Apr. 25: Graded Essay 4 returned. Exercise 5: Strengthening Style due by the end of the class period.  

Friday, Apr. 27: Exercise 6: Errors due by the end of the class period. Please come to class with the graded versions of all of your essays with the feedback pages attached.

Monday, Apr. 30: What to expect on the Final Exam: the Final Exam Answer Page. In-class work on the Final Revisions

Wednesday, May 2: Final Exam Pre-Test.

Friday, May 4: Answers to the Final Exam Pre-Test. Two Final Revisions due. For each Final Revision, turn in (1) the revision plan, (2) the revised draft, (3) the earlier graded draft with the feedback page attached, and (4) if Essay 3 or 4, copies of the sources with the information used in the essay highlighted or marked in the sources.

Wednesday, May 9: Final Exam. Graded Final Revisions returned.

Quizzes and Exercises

Exercise 5: Strengthening Style (4/25)
Exercise 4: Using Sources (4/20)
Exercise 3: Review (3/30)
Quiz 2 (3/2)
Exercise 2: Quotations (2/28)
Quiz 1 (2/7)
Exercise 1: Commas (2/5)

ENG 1001-300

Tuesday: 6:00-8:40 pm | Room B-213 | Syllabus | Blackboard

Schedule and Daily Assignments

The Final Revisions
The Revision Plans
Revision Plan Example (Word)

Tuesday, May 1:

  1. The Final Exam Pre-Test. Answers to the Final Exam Pre-Test.

  2. Two Final Revisions due. For each Final Revision, turn in (1) the revision plan, (2) the revised draft, (3) the earlier graded draft with the feedback page attached, and (4) if Essay 3 or 4, copies of the sources with the information used in the essay highlighted or marked in the sources.

Tuesday, May 8: The Final Exam. Graded Final Revisions returned.

Quizzes and Exercises

Exercise 7: Correcting Errors 2 (4/24)
Exercise 6: Strengthening Style (4/17)
Exercise 5: Using Sources (4/10)
Exercise 4: Review (3/20)
Exercise 3: Correcting Errors (2/27)
Quiz 2 (2/20)
Exercise 2: Quotations (2/20)

Quiz 1 (2/7)
Exercise 1: Commas (2/6)

Word Facts

What is the difference between "farther" and "further"?

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