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: Fall 2018
Monday: 11:00 am-12:50 pm, 2:00-2:30 pm / Wednesday: 11:00 am-11:50 am / Friday: 11:00 am-12:50 pm
(and by appointment) 

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Student Reading a Book
Home Page and Assignments

ENG 1001-02

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:00-9:50 am | Room B-213 | Syllabus | Blackboard

Schedule and Daily Assignments

Final Revisions
The Revision Plan
Revision Plan Example

Monday, Nov. 19: Continued discussion of the Final Revisions. Exercise 5: Style due by the end of the class period.

Wednesday, Nov. 21, and Friday, Nov. 23: No class (Thanksgiving Break).

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Monday, Nov. 26: Continued discussion of the Final Revisions. Exercise 6: Correcting Errors due by the end of the class period. Bring to class all of your graded essays with the feedback pages attached. Graded Essay 4 returned.

Wednesday, Nov. 28: In-class work on the Final Revisions.

Friday, Nov. 30:

  1. What to expect on the Final Exam.
     
  2. Two Final Revisions due. For each Final Revision, turn in (1) a revision plan; (2) the revised draft; (3) the earlier graded draft with the feedback pages attached; and (4) if Essay 3 or 4, copies of your sources with the information used in the essay highlighted or marked in the sources.

Quizzes and Exercises

Exercise 5: Style (11/19)
Exercise 4: Using Sources (11/14)
Exercise 3: Review (10/24)
Quiz 2 (10/3)
Exercise 2: Quotations (10/1)
Quiz 1 (9/10)
Exercise 1: Commas (9/7)

ENG 1001-05

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

Schedule and Daily Assignments

Final Revisions
The Revision Plan
Revision Plan Example

Monday, Nov. 19: Continued discussion of the Final Revisions. Exercise 5: Style due by the end of the class period.

Wednesday, Nov. 21, and Friday, Nov. 23: No class (Thanksgiving Break).

Pumpkin image      Pilgrim Image      Pumpkin image

Monday, Nov. 26: Continued discussion of the Final Revisions. Exercise 6: Correcting Errors due by the end of the class period. Bring to class all of your graded essays with the feedback pages attached. Graded Essay 4 returned.

Wednesday, Nov. 28: In-class work on the Final Revisions.

Friday, Nov. 30:

  1. What to expect on the Final Exam.
     
  2. Two Final Revisions due. For each Final Revision, turn in (1) a revision plan; (2) the revised draft; (3) the earlier graded draft with the feedback pages attached; and (4) if Essay 3 or 4, copies of your sources with the information used in the essay highlighted or marked in the sources.

Quizzes and Exercises

Exercise 5: Style (11/19)
Exercise 4: Using Sources (11/14)
Exercise 3: Review (10/24)
Quiz 2 (10/3)
Exercise 2: Quotations (10/1)
Quiz 1 (9/10)
Exercise 1: Commas (9/7)

ENG 1001-08

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 1:00-1:50 pm | Room B-213 | Syllabus | Blackboard

Schedule and Daily Assignments

Final Revisions
The Revision Plan
Revision Plan Example

Monday, Nov. 19: Continued discussion of the Final Revisions. Exercise 5: Style due by the end of the class period.

Wednesday, Nov. 21, and Friday, Nov. 23: No class (Thanksgiving Break).

Pumpkin image      Pilgrim Image      Pumpkin image

Monday, Nov. 26: Continued discussion of the Final Revisions. Exercise 6: Correcting Errors due by the end of the class period. Bring to class all of your graded essays with the feedback pages attached. Graded Essay 4 returned.

Wednesday, Nov. 28: In-class work on the Final Revisions.

Friday, Nov. 30:

  1. What to expect on the Final Exam.
     
  2. Two Final Revisions due. For each Final Revision, turn in (1) a revision plan; (2) the revised draft; (3) the earlier graded draft with the feedback pages attached; and (4) if Essay 3 or 4, copies of your sources with the information used in the essay highlighted or marked in the sources.

Quizzes and Exercises

Exercise 5: Style (11/19)
Exercise 4: Using Sources (11/14)
Exercise 3: Review (10/24)
Quiz 2 (10/3)
Exercise 2: Quotations (10/1)
Quiz 1 (9/10)
Exercise 1: Commas (9/7)

Word Facts

The meanings of words sometimes change over time. What common four-letter word meaning "pleasant" used to mean foolish, ignorant, simple, silly, absurd, senseless, lustful, showy, extravagant, elegant, scrupulous, fussy, strict, difficult to please, refined, cultured, respectable, virtuous, slothful, lazy, cowardly, fragile, tender, strange, rare, shy, reluctant, slender, unimportant, critical, doubtful, and full of risk?

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