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

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
Here is the English 101 course syllabus!
It is subject to change or adjustment and will be updated.

Course Assignments:

Summer Reading                                15%

Participation/Daily Grade                  20%

Movie Analysis Essay                         15%

Issues Essay                                       20%

Research Essay (Final Exam)              30%

 

English 101 Course Syllabus Fall 2018:

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

8/20

Introduction to Class& Syllabus; Social Contract introduction;

Annotated notes (5 pages handwritten) on 1984due;

3 Responses on The Big Thirst (Fishman) emailed;

Fishman Presentations assigned;

8/21

Summer Reading Quizzes on The Big Thirst (Fishman) and1984 (Orwell)

Fishman presentation work time

8/22

Essay workshop – outlines, thesis statements, arguments, transition sentences

Media Lab – Perdue Owl, Works Cited review

Chopin, “Desiree’s Baby” 63 (Sample Reading Quiz)

8/23

Reading Day – World View 8th Edition books in class

Covington “Salvation on Sand Mountain” 307

8/24

“Fishman” presentations, videos, and handouts due

 

 

8/27

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

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

8/28

“Sermon on the Mount, Matthew 5-7” 598, “Genesis 1-5” 384Quiz on both readings

Chopin/Covington Outlines due for Peer Editing

Bhutto, “Three Victims of Terrorism” 268(in class)

8/29

Twain, Mark “The Damned Human Race” 628

Voltaire “Of Universal Tolerance” 644Quiz on both readings

8/30

Bhutto “Three Victims of Terrorism” 268 (in class)

Chopin/Covington OutlinesDue: 2:45 in Folder, email/share by 4:00pm

8/31

Harkness Method of discussion introduced

 

 

9/3

No School - Labor Day

9/4

Tyson, “The Perimeter of Ignorance” 636Quiz

9/5

Buddha, “The Four Noble Truths” 280

Hoff, from The Tao of Pooh403Quiz on both readings

9/6

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

9/7

Johnson,”Watching TV Makes You Smarter” 415

Dalrymple, “Television is an Evil” 332

Discuss the Issues Essay 20%

 

 

9/10

Film—Dead Poets Society

Discuss Movie Analysis Essay 15%

9/11

Finish film—discussion;

9/12

Lab Day – quotes and Work Cited

9/13

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

9/14

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

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

 

 

9/17

Discuss the Issues Essay 20%

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

Fairbank, “Footbinding” 363 *cautionary disclaimer

9/18

Dandin, “The Perfect Bride” 69

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

9/19

Open Day for Missed Readings

9/20

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

9/21

*Progress Reports

Corsello, “The Other Side of Hate” 285

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

 

 

9/24

Peer Editing for Issues Paper – Bring completed rough draft

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

9/25

*CCSD Early Dismissal Day

Discuss Research Essay

Library Research Day #1 – Library Orientation - 5 sources

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

9/26

Library Research Day #2 – Annotated Bibliography due 10/1

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

9/27

Harkness discussion #2 Althaus-Wright (books and notes in class)

Works Cited Pages due

9/28

 

Wiesel, “Night” 65

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

 

 

10/1

Annotated Bibliographies due

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

Maathai, “Nobel Peace Prize Lecture” 480

10/2

 

Standing Bear, “First Days at Carlisle” 605

Silko, “Yellow Woman” 223 Quiz on both readings

10/3

 

He Named Me Malala Film

Introductions and Outlines Due

10/4

Open Day for Missed Selections

Research Paper Conferences

10/5

Reading History Assignment Introduced -Media Lab

 

 

10/8

Poe Project Writing Workshop – 45 minutes Auditorium

Peer Review for Research Essay: Rough Drafts Due in Class

10/9

Featherstone, “Walmart Values” 369

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

10/10

Poe Project – Classroom Workshop 45 minutes

Reading History Presentation Work Time

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

10/11

Maass, “The Wild Beast” 472 * cautionary disclaimer

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

10/12

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

 

 

 

 

10/15

Reading History Presentations 500 word responses due

10/16

Reading History Presentations

10/17

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

10/18

A Girl in the River documentary

10/19

Nike: Behind the Swoosh documentary

 

 

10/22

Open Day - Selection to be Announced

10/23

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

10/24

End of Third Quarter- Last Day of English 101

English 102 Syllabus presented – 1984 Essay Topics

10/25

Early Release Teacher Workday

10/26

No School-Family Data Conferences

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