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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 2016
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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Student Reading a Book
Home Page and Assignments

ENG 1001-03

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

Schedule and Daily Assignments

"Commas"
"Four Comma Rules"

Wednesday, Feb. 10: Read "The Writing Process: Proofreading" and "The Final Draft." Second peer critiques of Essay 1. Come to class with a printed copy of your Essay 1.

Friday, Feb. 12: Revised draft of Essay 1 due (at least 800 words). Come to class with a printed copy and a digital copy of your Essay 1. In-class exercise over the comma rules on the "Four Comma Rules" page.

Quizzes and Exercises

Exercise 1: Commas (2/12)

ENG 1001-04

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

Schedule and Daily Assignments

"Commas"
"Four Comma Rules"

Wednesday, Feb. 10: Read "The Writing Process: Proofreading" and "The Final Draft." Second peer critiques of Essay 1. Come to class with a printed copy of your Essay 1.

Friday, Feb. 12: Revised draft of Essay 1 due (at least 800 words). Come to class with a printed copy and a digital copy of your Essay 1. In-class exercise over the comma rules on the "Four Comma Rules" page.

Quizzes and Exercises

Exercise 1: Commas (2/12)

ENG 1001-300

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

Schedule and Daily Assignments

"The Garden Party"
"The Doll's House"
"The Fly."

Tuesday, Feb. 16:

  1. Revising Essay 2.

  2. Draft of Essay 2 (at least 600 words) due for peer critique. Peer critiques of Essay 2 drafts. Come to class with a digital copy and two printed copies of your Essay 2

  3. Read "Integrating Quotations into Sentences." Introduction to Exercise 2: Quotations.

Quizzes and Exercises

Quiz 1 (2/9)
Exercise 1: Commas (2/9)

Word Facts

What is the difference between "farther" and "further"?

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