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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 2015
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 A-212 | Syllabus | Blackboard

Schedule and Daily Assignments

Essay 3

Wednesday, March 4: Continued discussion of Essay 3 and James Joyce's "Eveline" and "Araby."

Friday, March 6: Continued discussion of Essay 3 and James Joyce's "Eveline" and "Araby." In-class work on Essay 3. Graded Essay 2 returned. 

Monday, March 9, to Friday, March 13: No class (Spring Break).
 

Dude in a Hammock

Monday, March 16: Continued discussion of Essay 3. In-class work on  Essay 3.

Quizzes and Exercises

Quiz 2 (3/2)

Exercise 2: Quotations (2/27)

Quiz 1 (2/11)

Exercise 1: Commas (2/9)

ENG 1001-10

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

Schedule and Daily Assignments

Essay 3

Wednesday, March 4: Continued discussion of Essay 3 and James Joyce's "Eveline" and "Araby."

Friday, March 6: Continued discussion of Essay 3 and James Joyce's "Eveline" and "Araby." In-class work on Essay 3. Graded Essay 2 returned. 

Monday, March 9, to Friday, March 13: No class (Spring Break).
 

Dude in a Hammock

Monday, March 16: Continued discussion of Essay 3. In-class work on  Essay 3.

Quizzes and Exercises

Quiz 2 (3/2)

Exercise 2: Quotations (2/27)

Quiz 1 (2/11)

Exercise 1: Commas (2/9)

ENG 1001-300

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

Schedule and Daily Assignments

Tuesday, March 3

  1. Draft of Essay 3 (at least 600 words) due for peer critique. Peer critiques of Essay 3 drafts. Please come to class with a digital copy and two printed copies of your Essay 3.
  2. Revision tips for Essay 3. Preparing the Works Cited page for Essay 3.
  3. Brief introduction to Essay 4.

Tuesday, March 10: No class (Spring Break).
 

Dude in a Hammock

Tuesday, March 17

  1. Revised draft of Essay 3 (at least 800 words) due, with copies of your secondary sources with the information used in the essay highlighted in the sources. Please come to class with a digital copy and a printed copy of your Essay 3.
  2. Come to class with a possible topic for your Essay 4. Discussion of Essay 4. In-class work on Essay 4.
  3. Exercise 4: Review due by the end of the class period.

Note: You will have the last 40 minutes of the class to complete Exercise 4 and to submit your Essay 3.

Quizzes and Exercises

Exercise 4: Review (3/3)

Exercise 3: Errors (2/24)

Quiz 2 (2/17)

(Exercise 2: Quotations (2/3)

Quiz 1 (2/3)

Exercise 1: Commas (2/3)

Word Facts

The meanings of words sometimes change over time. What common four-letter word meaning "pleasant" used to mean, among other things, 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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