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%

Participation/Daily Grade                  15%

1984 Essay                                        10%

Issues Essay                                      20%

Movie Analysis                                    15%

Research Essay (Final Exam)              30%

 

 

English 101 Course Syllabus:

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

 

1/11

Introduction to Class, Syllabus, Social Contract; “Smartphones and School” writing assignment

1984 Annotated notes (5 pages handwritten) due; 3 Responses on The Big Thirst (Fishman) emailed;

The Globe and Mail, “Your Smartphone is making you stupid…why can’t you put it down?” (online)

1/12

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

Discussion on Orwell: 1984 Essay assigned 10%

Fishman Presentations assigned; Works Cited, MLA, Grammar & Plagiarism Review

 

 

1/15

MLK Jr. Day – No School

1/16

Essay workshop – thesis statements, arguments, transition sentences

Lab 425 – Perdue Owl, Works Cited review

1984 essay & Fishman presentation work time – print your progress

1/17

Clarke, “The Star”(handout) (Sample Reading Quiz); “Smartphones and School” due;

Outline & Thesis Statements

1/18

Reading Day – World View 8th Edition books in class

Chopin, “Desiree’s Baby” 63

1/19

Fishman presentations and handouts due

Media Lab (12:10-12:40) – 1984 papers

 

 

1/22

1984 Essays – Peer Editing – Rough Drafts Due

Davis, “America’s True History of Religious Tolerance” 336 (in class)

1/23

Bhutto, “Three Victims of Terrorism” 268

Plato “ The Allegory of the Cave” 586 Quiz on both readings

1/24

Twain, Mark “The Damned Human Race” 628 (in class)

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

1/25

Harkness Method of discussion introduced

1/26

Buddha, “The Four Noble Truths” 280

Voltaire “Of Universal Tolerance” 644

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

 

 

1/29

No School Labor Day

1/30

Film—Dead Poet’s Society

Discuss Movie Analysis Essay 15%

1/31

Finish film—discussion;

2/1

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

2/2

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

 

 


2/5

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

Mandela, “I am Prepared to Die” excerpts 498-505, 514-518 Quiz on both readings

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

Discuss the Issues Essay 20%

2/6

*Progress Reports

Tyson, “The Perimeter of Ignorance” 636

Covington, from Salvation on Sand Mountain 307(in class)

2/7

Dandin, “The Perfect Bride” 69

Nanda, “Arranging a Marriage in India” 547 Quiz on both readings

2/8

Corsello, “The Other Side of Hate” 285

Wright, “The Ethics of Living Jim Crow” 662 (in class)

2/9

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

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

 

 

2/12

Library Orientation- Library Research – 5 sources

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

2/13

Peer Editing for Issues Paper – Bring completed rough draft

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

Discuss Research Essay

2/14

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

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

2/15

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

Works Cited Pages due

2/16

Teacher workday??

Wiesel, “Night” 65

Borowski, “The Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen” 28 Quiz on both readings

 

 

2/19

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

Maathai, “Nobel Peace Prize Lecture” 480 (in class)

Annotated Bibliographies due

2/20

 

McMillan, “The Logic of Stupid Poor People” 536

Featherstone, “Wal-Mart Values” 369 Quiz on both readings

2/21

 

He Named Me Malala Film

Introductions and Outlines Due

2/22

Miner, “Body Rituals among the Nacirema” 541

Research Paper Conferences

2/23

Reading History Assignment Introduced -Media Lab

 

 

2/26

Peer Review for Research Essay: Rough Drafts Due in Class

2/27

Gladwell, “Small Change” 392

McGrath, “The Movement: The Rise of Tea Party Activism” 519 Quiz on both readings

2/28

Media Lab

Reading History Presentation Work Time

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

3/1

Maass, “The Wild Beast” 472 * cautionary disclaimer

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

3/2

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

 

 

 

 

3/5

Reading History Presentations 500 word responses due

3/6

Reading History Presentations

3/7

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

3/8

Nike: Behind the Swoosh documentary

3/9

A Girl in the River documentary

 

 

3/12

Saving Face documentary

3/13

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

3/14

*CCSD Early Dismissal Day

End of Third Quarter- Last Day of English 101

Early Release Teacher Workday

3/15

English 102 Syllabus presented

3/16

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