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
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%

Issues Essay                                      20%

Movie Analysis                                    15%

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)

1984 essay & 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

 

 

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