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 2019
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 10:00-11:45 am (and by appointment) 

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

ENG 1001-04

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

Schedule and Daily Assignments

Essay 2
Integrating Quotations into Sentences
See "Ideas for Essay 2" in Blackboard for the PowerPoints about the stories

Wednesday: Feb. 20: Draft of Essay 2 (at least 600 words) due for peer critique. Peer critiques of Essay 2 drafts. Please come to class with a printed copy and a digital copy of your Essay 2.

Friday: Feb. 22: Revision tips for Essay 2. Please come to class with a digital copy of your Essay 2. Read Integrating Quotations into Sentences.    

 

Quizzes and Exercises

Quiz 1 (2/8)
Exercise 1: Commas (2/6)

ENG 1001-300

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

Schedule and Daily Assignments

Essay 1 Revision Checklist
Essay 1 Revision PowerPoint
Four Comma Rules
Essay 2
Integrating Quotations into Sentences
See "Ideas for Essay 2" in Blackboard for the PowerPoints about the stories

Tuesday, Feb. 19:

  1. Read Katherine Mansfield's "The Doll's House," "The Garden Party," and "The Fly." Quiz over the reading assignment at the beginning of the class period. In-class written responses to questions about the stories. Discussion of the assigned stories and Essay 2.

  2. Revised draft of Essay 1 (at least 800 words), with a printed copy of the picture, due by the end of the class period. Please bring to class a printed copy and a digital copy of your Essay 1.

  3. Read Four Comma Rules. Exercise 1: Commas due by the end of the class period.

You will have the last 50 minutes of the class period to work on and turn in assignmnents.

Tuesday, Feb. 26: Draft of Essay 2 (at least 600 words) due for peer critique. Please come to class with a digital copy and two printed copies of your Essay 2. Revision tips for Essay 2. Read Integrating Quotations into Sentences.

Quizzes and Exercises

Quiz 1 (2/19)
Exercise 1: Commas (2/19)

Word Facts

What common one-word greeting did not exist before 1883? 

Answer: 

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