English Composition 1 T8

Course Information

Meets Every (Monday & Thursday)

Instructor: David Simpson
Email Address: simpsonkg@gmail.com
Room: 2308

Title: Ready to Write: A First Composition Text
Author: Blanchard and Root
Publisher: Longman

Title: Test It Fix It: Intermediate
Author: Bourke
Publisher: Oxford

Grading Objectives
1) Attendance            30%

Attendance: Regular attendance is very important. One class = 1% Late Class= .5%
If you miss more than 1/3 of your classes then you automatically fail this course.

2) Homework            20%
Homework: There will be regular homework assignments to help you understand the material. Please do   your homework. Homework will not be accepted late.

3) Written Assignments    40%
Written Assignments: There will be four very important written assignments. The dates of each assignment will be announced later.

4) Participation:        10%
Participation: Please try to actively participate in class, which means asking questions and doing your best during all classroom activities. Noisy students will lose points.

See Homework & Assignments

Essay Assignment: Prewriting, Writing, and Revising – Free Topic!

Date Due: November 27, 2008 Thursday


Journal Topic: The Best Thing to Happen this Week

Date Due: November 20, 2008 Thursday


Journal Topic: Hobbies and Interests

Date Due: November 13, 2008 Thursday


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