English 101

           English 101           

 
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 
Final Term Research Paper Assignment 

Annotated Bibliography Assignment
Annotated Bibliographies 2017b.docx
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                               10%

Participation/Daily Grade                 20%

Movie Analysis Essay                          15%

Issues Essay                                     15%

Research Essay (Final Exam)             30%

 

English 101 Course Syllabus Spring 2019:

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

        

1/21

MLK Jr. Day – No School

1/22

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; ”Meet Me and My Favorite Book” assignment

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

1/23

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

1/24

Essay workshop – thesis statements, arguments, transition sentences

Lab 425 – Purdue Owl, Works Cited review

1984 essay & Fishman presentation work time – print your progress

1/25


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

Outline & Thesis Statements



1/28

Reading Day – World View 8th Edition books in class

Chopin, “Desiree’s Baby” 63  **”Meet Me &My Favorite Book”due

1/29

Fishman presentations and handouts due

Media Lab – 1984 papers

1/30

1984 Essays – Peer Editing – Rough Drafts Due

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

1/31

Twain, Mark “The Damned Human Race” 628

Davis, “America’s True History of Religious Tolerance” 336 Quiz on both readings

2/1

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

1984  Essays Due: 2:45 in Folder & email



2/4

Harkness Method of discussion introduced

2/5

Buddha, “The Four Noble Truths” 280

Voltaire “Of Universal Tolerance” 644

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

2/6


Film—Dead Poet’s Society

Discuss Movie Analysis Essay 15%

2/7

Finish film—discussion;

2/8

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



2/11

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

2/12

Corsello, “The Other Side of Hate” 285

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

2/13

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

Mandela, “I am Prepared to Die” excerpts 498-505, 514-518

Film Analysis Essay due 2:45 in Folder & email

Discuss the Issues Essay 20%

2/14

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

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

2/15

No School - Teacher Work Day







2/18

Dandin, “The Perfect Bride” 69

Nanda, “Arranging a Marriage in India” 547(in class) -moved from Feb 15

**Prepare Harkness Notes

2/19

*Progress Reports

Tyson, “The Perimeter of Ignorance”  636

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

Library & Database Orientation  - Library Research – 5 sources

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

2/20

Peer Editing for Issues Paper – Bring completed rough draft

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

Discuss Research Essay

2/21

Library Research Day #2

Issues Essay Due: 2:45 in Folder & Ecopy shared

2/22

Harkness discussion #2 Corsello – Covington (books and notes in class)

Research Check & Works Cited Pages due in class



2/25

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

Maathai,  “Nobel Peace Prize Lecture” 480 Quiz on both readings (Malala & Maathai)

Wiesel, “Night”65; Borowski, “The Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen” 28(in class)

Annotated Bibliographies due 2:45

2/26

McMillan, “The Logic of Stupid Poor People” 536

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

2/27

He Named Me Malala Film

Introductions and Outlines Due

2/28

Miner, “Body Rituals among the Nacirema” 541

Research Paper Conferences

3/1

Open Day for Missed assignments



3/4

Peer Review for Research Essay: Rough Drafts Due in Class

3/5

Gladwell, “Small Change” 392

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

3/6

Media Lab Research Essay due 2:45 in Folder, email by 2:45

3/7

Maass, “The Wild Beast” 472 * cautionary disclaimer

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

3/8

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



3/11

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

3/12

Research Paper Presentations

3/13

Research Paper Presentations

3/14

Nike: Behind the Swoosh documentary

3/15

A Girl in the River documentary




3/18

Saving Face documentary

3/19

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

3/20

End of Third Quarter- Last Day of English 101

3/21

English 102 Syllabus presented

3/22

*CCSD Early Release Day

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