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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 2017
Monday and Friday: 11:00 am-12:45 pm / Wednesday: 11:00 am-12:00 pm, 2:00-2:30 pm
(and by appointment)

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Home Page and Assignments

ENG 1001-03

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

Schedule and Daily Assignments

"Four Comma Rules"
"Commas"

"Integrating Quotations into Sentences"

Essay 2
"The Garden Party"
"The Doll's House"
"The Fly"

Friday, Feb. 17: 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. Graded Essay 1 peer critiques returned.

Monday, Feb. 20: No class (Presidents Day).

Wednesday, Feb. 22: Read "Integrating Quotations into Sentences." Revision tips for Essay 2. Please come to class with a digital copy of your Essay 2. Optional revision of Exercise 1: Commas due at the beginning of the class period.  

Quizzes and Exercises

Quiz 1 (2/10)
Exercise 1: Commas (2/8)

ENG 1001-04

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

Schedule and Daily Assignments

"Integrating Quotations into Sentences"

Essay 2
"The Garden Party"
"The Doll's House"
"The Fly"

Friday, Feb. 17: 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. Graded Essay 1 peer critiques returned.

Monday, Feb. 20: No class (Presidents Day).

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

Quizzes and Exercises

Quiz 1 (2/10)
Exercise 1: Commas (2/8)

ENG 1001-300

Tuesday: 6:00-8:40 pm | Room E-214 | Syllabus | Blackboard

Schedule and Daily Assignments

"Four Comma Rules"
"Commas"

"Integrating Quotations into Sentences"

Essay 2
"The Garden Party"
"The Doll's House"
"The Fly"

Wednesday, Feb. 21:

  1. Read James Joyce's "Eveline" and "Araby." Short multiple-choice quiz on the assigned stories. Discussion of Essay 3 and the assigned stories. 
     
  2. Revised draft of Essay 2 (at least 800 words) due by the end of the class period. Please come to class with a digital copy of your Essay 2.
     
  3. Read "Integrating Quotations into Sentences." Exercise 2: Quotations due by the end of the class period.
     
  4.  Optional revision of Exercise 1: Commas due by the end of the class period.

You will have the last 50 minutes of the class to work on assignments.

Quizzes and Exercises

Exercise 2: Quotations (2/21)
Exercise 1: Commas (2/7)
Quiz 1 (2/7)

Word Facts

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

Answer: 

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