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  1. GE 101 – English I Week 1 – Agenda Winter 2008

  2. Topics • Introduction & Course Overview • Syllabus Presentation • Grammar—Chapter 17/”Writing & Editing for Subject Verb Agreement • Writing Effective Paragraphs • Introduction to the Writing Process • Learning Logs • Writing Workshop: KWL • Narration (See Rubrics & RENNS) • Process • Compare & Contrast

  3. Grammar Focus/Ch. 17 Writing Practice: Page 433—Complete exercise 17n. • Review: • Complications introduced by the letter “s” • Transforming past to present • How to identify the subject • —rule out prepositional phrases first! • --identify singular indefinite pronouns • --Review variable indefinite pronouns • (count vs. amount nouns) • --Understand special word pairs • (neither/nor; not only/but also) • --Pronoun antecedents

  4. Extra Practice? See page 433 for suggestions!

  5. Review Exercise 17 n Peer Proofread and Discuss Corrections

  6. First Steps in College Composition • Freewriting & Keeping a Journal Chapter 1 Write to music  Quickwrite: Stress Management 

  7. Langston Hughes Dream Deferred http://www.learner.org/catalog/extras/vvspot/video/hughes.html

  8. Langston Hughes Theme for English B Annenberg location-http://www.learner.org/resources/series41.html# (Litrrary visions #12 minute 11:30 #12)

  9. The Essay • Chapter 3 Paragraph • Thesis • Introduction • Body Paragraphs • Conclusion What is a paragraph? (p. 29) Relationship of paragraphs to essays

  10. The Writing Process—One View • Develop a topic • Determine your audience • Develop ideas • Organize ideas—write a thesis & outline Decide on a pattern of organization • Draft and Revise the essay • Publish your writing

  11. The Writing Process—Another View Plan Write Cool Revise Edit Read Aloud

  12. Homework for Week 2 • Edit your work from page 433 • Complete journal entries 1-5 • --Choose a writing time and place and try to keep • them every day • Review chapter 3 • Read pages 119-123; 108-112; 124-125 • Think about a topic for Narrative Writing • —you will write a draft of your 5-paragraph • essay next time; this will be peer-edited