410 Syllabus

Ransdell’s English 410, Daily Syllabus, Fall ‘07

It’s your responsibility to read the syllabus on a daily basis, finish appropriate assignments, and bring your materials (homework/essays/books) to class. (“For class” means “prepare this before you come to class.”)

I might need to modify the syllabus; if you miss a class, please consult a classmate for updates

M 8/20  Introduction

W 8/22 For class: Read Lindemann Chapters 1, 2, 3. Prepare Response #1 (500 words).

M 8/27 For class: Read Lindemann 13 and 14.

W 8/29 For class: Read Murray 1, 2, 3. Prepare Response #2 (500 words).

M 9/3  Labor Day Observed!

W 9/5 For class: Draft your Writing assignment.

In class: we’ll discuss Writing assignments; we’ll also sign up for book reports.

M 9/10 For class: Read Lindemann 4. Prepare Response #3 (500).

In class: Classmates will introduce their writing assignments.

W 9/12 For class: Read Murray 4. Respond to classmates’ assignments.

In class: we’ll listen to book reports.

M 9/17 For class: Read Lindemann 5. Prepare Response #4 (500).

In class: Well listen to results from the assignments and receive the new ones.

W 9/19 For class: Read Murray 5. Respond to classmates’ assignments.

In class: We’ll listen to book reports.

M 9/24 For class: Read Lindemann 6. Prepare Response #5 (500).

In class: Assignment results and new assignments.

W 9/26 For class: Read Murray 6. Respond to classmates’ assignments.

In class: Book reports.

M 10/1 For class: Read Lindemann 7, 8. Prepare Response #6 (500).

In class: Assignment results and new assignments.

W 10/3 For class: Read Murray 7. Respond to classmates’ assignments.

In class: Book reports.

M 10/8 For class: Read Lindemann 8, 9. Prepare Response #7 (500).

In class: Assignment results and new assignments.

W 10/10 For class: Read Murray 8. Respond to classmates’ assignments.

In class: Book reports.

M 10/15 For class: Read Lindemann 11, 12. Prepare Response #8 (500).

In class: Assignment results and new assignments.

W 10/17 For class: Read Murray 9. Respond to classmates’ assignments.

In class: Book reports.

M 10/22 For class: Read Review Peter Elbow’s “Options for Responding to Student Writing and Richard Straub’s “The Concept of Control in Teacher Writing: Defining Varieties of ‘Directive’ and ‘Facilitative’ Writing.” These articles are on the Composition Program web page. (write, teach) Prepare Response #9 (500).

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In class: Assignment results and new assignments.