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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

The Revision Plan

Friday, April 24: Continued work on the Final Revisions. Exercise on strengthening writing style due by the end of the class period. Please bring to class all of your graded essays and digital copies of your essays.

Monday, April 27: Continued work on the Final Revisions. In-class exercise on correcing errors. Please bring to class all of your graded essays and digital copies of your essays.

Wednesday, April 29: Continued work on the Final Revisions. Please bring to class all of your graded essays and digital copies of your essays.

Friday, May 1: What to expect on the Final Exam. Two Final Revisions due. For each revised essay, turn in

  1. The Revision Plan
  2. The revised essay
  3. The earlier graded draft with the feedback page attached
  4. If Essay 3 or Essay 4, copies of your sources with the information used in the essay highlighted in the sources

Monday, May 4: Final Exam Pre-Test.

Wednesday, May 6: Answers to the Final Exam Pre-Test.

Monday, May 11:

  1. Graded Final Revisions returned.
  2. The Final Exam.

Quizzes and Exercises

Exercise 5: Style (4/22)

Exercise 4: Using Sources (4/17)

Exercise 3: Review (3/25)

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

The Revision Plan

Friday, April 24: Continued work on the Final Revisions. Exercise on strengthening writing style due by the end of the class period. Please bring to class all of your graded essays and digital copies of your essays.

Monday, April 27: Continued work on the Final Revisions. In-class exercise on correcing errors. Please bring to class all of your graded essays and digital copies of your essays.

Wednesday, April 29: Continued work on the Final Revisions. Please bring to class all of your graded essays and digital copies of your essays.

Friday, May 1: What to expect on the Final Exam. Two Final Revisions due. For each revised essay, turn in

  1. The Revision Plan
  2. The revised essay
  3. The earlier graded draft with the feedback page attached
  4. If Essay 3 or Essay 4, copies of your sources with the information used in the essay highlighted in the sources

Monday, May 4: Final Exam Pre-Test.

Wednesday, May 6: Answers to the Final Exam Pre-Test.

Friday, May 8:

  1. Graded Final Revisions returned.
  2. The Final Exam.

Quizzes and Exercises

Exercise 5: Style (4/22)

Exercise 4: Using Sources (4/17)

Exercise 3: Review (3/25)

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

The Revision Plan

Tuesday, April 28:

  1. Two Final Revisions due. For each revised essay, turn in
    (1) The Revision Plan
    (2) The revised essay
    (3) The earlier graded draft with the feedback page attached
    (4) If Essay 3 or Essay 4, copies of your sources with the information used in the essay highlighted in the sources.
  2. Final Exam Pre-Test.
  3. Answers to the Final Exam Pre-Test.

Tuesday, May 5:

  1. Graded Final Revisions returned.
  2. The Final Exam.

Quizzes and Exercises

Exercise 6: Style (4/14)

Exercise 5: Using Sources (3/24)

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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