English 101

           English 101 Fall 1           

 
English 101 Textbook
World Views 8th Edition
(custom edition for Trident Tech)
*Please have textbook for the first class
**If you qualify for free/reduced lunch status a book 
will be provided for you at the first class

TTC Grading Scale                      South Carolina Grading Scale

Numerical Scale           Letter Grade                Numerical Scale

91-100                                      A                                 90-100

81-90                                       B                                  80-89

71-80                                       C                                  70-79

65-70                                       D                                 60-69

Below 65                                  F                                  Below 60


 
English 101 Research Paper 
2017 Research Paper Assignment 
Intolerance Research Essay 2016.doc
2017 Annotated Bibliography Assignment
Annotated Bibliographies 2016.doc
Sample Annotated Bib
Annotated Bibliography Sample Structure.doc



Syllabus
Look here for link to the English 101 course syllabus!
It is subject to change or adjustment and will be updated.

Course Assignments:
Summer Reading                             10%
Daily Grade/ Online Lab               15%
1984 Essay                                      10%
Issues Essay                                   20%
Film Analysis Essay                         15%
Research Essay (Final Exam)           30%

English 101 Course Syllabus:

The following readings are fromWorld Views 8th Edition unless otherwise indicated.

 

8/17

Introduction to Class & Syllabus; Social Contract introduction;

Annotated notes (5 pages handwritten) on 1984 due;

3 Responses on The Big Thirst (Fishman) emailed;

“I want to be” Assignment

8/18

Summer Reading Quizzes on The Big Thirst (Fishman) and 1984 (Orwell)

Discussion on Orwell: 1984 Essay assigned 10%

Fishman Presentations assigned; Grammar & Plagiarism Review

 

 

8/21

Solar Eclipse - No school

8/22

Essay workshop – thesis statements, arguments, transition sentences

Media Lab – Perdue Owl, Works Cited review

1984 essay & Fishman presentation work time – print your progress

8/23

Clarke, “The Star”(handout) (Sample Reading Quiz)

“I want to be” Assignment due; Outline& Thesis Statements

8/24

Reading Day – World View8th Edition books in class

Chopin, “Desiree’s Baby” 63

8/25

“Fishman” presentations and handouts due

Media Lab – 1984 papers

 

 

8/28

1984 Essays – Peer Editing – Rough Drafts Due

“Sermon on the Mount, Matthew 5-7” 598, “Genesis 1-5” 384 (in class)

8/29

Davis, “America’s True History of Religious Tolerance” 336

Twain, Mark “The Damned Human Race” 628 Quiz on both readings

8/30

Bhutto, “Three Victims of Terrorism” 268

Plato “ The Allegory of the Cave” 586 (in class)

8/31

Harkness Method of discussion introduced

1984 Essays Due: 2:45 in Folder, email by 4:00pm

9/1

Buddha, “The Four Noble Truths” 280

Voltaire “Of Universal Tolerance” 644

Hoff, from The Tao of Pooh 403 Quiz on all readings

 

 

9/4

No School Labor Day

9/5

Film—Dead Poet’s Society

Discuss Movie Analysis Essay 15%

9/6

Finish film—discussion;

9/7

Harkness Discussion #1: Orwell – Dead Poet’s Society – notes and books in class

9/8

Peer Editing for Film Analysis Essay - bring a completed/printed rough draft

 

 


9/11

Tyson, “The Perimeter of Ignorance” 636

Covington, from Salvation on Sand Mountain 307 Quiz on both readings

Film Analysis Essay due 2:45 in Folder, email by 4:00pm

Discuss the Issues Essay 20%

9/12

Gandhi, “Statement in the Great Trial of 1922” 380

Mandela, “I am Prepared to Die” excerpts 498-505, 514-518 (in class)

9/13

Corsello, “The Other Side of Hate” 285

Wright, “The Ethics of Living Jim Crow” 662 Quiz on both readings

9/14

Dandin, “The Perfect Bride” 69

Nanda, “Arranging a Marriage in India” 547 (in class)

9/15

Althaus, “Female Circumcision: Rite of Passage or Violation of Rights?” 241

Fairbank, “Footbinding” 363 Quiz on both readings * cautionary disclaimer

 

 

9/18

Library Orientation- Library Research – 5 sources

Discuss Annotated Bibliography – Cite sources the same day you find them!

9/19

Peer Editing for Issues Paper – Bring completed rough draft

Editing exercises- Titles, Introductions, Thesis Statements, and Conclusions

Discuss Research Essay

9/20

Library Research Day #2 – Annotated Bibliography due 9/25

Issues Essay Due: 2:45 in Folder, email by 4:00

9/21

Harkness discussion #2 Tyson – Fairbank (books and notes in class)

Works Cited Pages due

9/22

*Progress Reports

Malala, “UN Speech/Malala Rallies Youth to stand up for Universal Education” 673

Maathai,“Nobel Peace Prize Lecture” 480 Quiz on both readings

 

 

9/25

Wiesel, “Night” 65

Borowski, “The Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen” 28 (in class)

Annotated Bibliographies due

9/26

 

Katz, “Men, Masculinity, and the Media”

Miner, “Body Rituals among the Nacirema” 541 Quiz on both readings

9/27

*CCSD Early Dismissal Day

He Named Me Malala Film

Introductions and Outlines Due

9/28

Open Day for Missed Selections

Research Paper Conferences

9/29

Reading History Assignment Introduced - Media Lab

 

 

10/2

Peer Review for Research Essay: Rough Drafts Due in Class

10/3

Eighner, “On Dumpster Diving” 352; Modisane, “The Dignity of Begging” 125

McMillan, “The Logic of Stupid Poor People” 536 Quiz on all readings

10/4

Media Lab

Reading History Presentation Work Time

Research Essay due 2:45 in Folder, email by 4:00

10/5

Maass, “The Wild Beast” 472 * cautionary disclaimer

Beah, “The Making, and Unmaking, of a Child Soldier” 252 Quiz on both readings

10/6

Harkness discussion #3 Malala – Beah (books and notes in class)

 

 

 

 

10/9

Reading History Presentations 500 word responses due

10/10

Reading History Presentations

10/11

Clinton, Bill “Commencement Address at Howard University”
Livingston, Donovan “Commencement Address at Harvard” (view in class)

10/12

A Girl in the River documentary

10/13

Nike: Behind the Swoosh documentary

 

 

10/16

Open Day - Selection to be Announced

10/17

Harkness discussion #4 Documentaries (books and notes in class)

10/18

End of Third Quarter - Last Day of English 101

English 102 Syllabus presented

10/19

Early Release Teacher Workday

10/20

Family Data Conferences – No School

English 101 Grades sent to TTC

 

 

 

TTC Grading Scale                       South Carolina Grading Scale

Numerical Scale           Letter Grade                Numerical Scale

91-100                                     A                                  90-100

81-90                                       B                                  80-89

71-80                                       C                                  70-79

65-70                                       D                                  60-69

Below 65                                  F                                  Below 60