• Dual Credit English 1302
    Spring 2021
    Dr. Nichols

    Weekly Schedules
    Subject to change as needed 

    Sixth Six Weeks 

     

    Week Four: May 3 to 7
      teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;
      Comprehension skills 4 a-i; response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 American literature e a,b,c ;
      Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e; 11 Inquiry and Research A 

        Monday: ~Peer editing Current Events research paper
        Tuesday: ~STAAR schedule/revising CE research paper
        Wednesday: ~STAAR schedule/revising CE research paper
        Thursday: ~Current Events research paper due
        Friday: Review for Semester exam

     

     

    Week three: April 26 to 30
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;
      Comprehension skills 4 a-i; response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 American literature e a,b,c ;
      Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e; 11 Inquiry and Research A
      Monday--Friday: In-class Current Events
                             research and composition
       Peer editing will be on Monday May 3

     

     

     

    Week Two: April 19 to 23

    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;
      Comprehension skills 4 a-i; response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 American literature e a,b,c ;
      Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e; 11 Inquiry and Research A

    Monday: ~SAT vocabulary 10 due with quiz
                   ~Continue Current Events research: composition
    Tuesday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                    ~Continue research project composition
    Wednesday: ~Warm up: Writing mechanics
                     ~Continue Research project composition

    Thursday: Test: SAT vocabularies 8, 9, 10.
    Friday: ~Warm up: Writing mechanics
                 ~Continue research project composition

     

     

    Week One: April 12 to 16
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;
      Comprehension skills 4 a-i; response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 American literature e a,b,c ;
      Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e; 11 Inquiry and Research A-
        Monday: ~SAT 9 due with quiz 
                       ~SAT vocabulary 10 assigned; due Monday April 19 with quiz
        Tuesday: ~warm up: writing mechanics
                        ~Continue Current Issues project/review for The Grapes of Wrath
                            test
        Wednesday: ~The Grapes of Wrath test; chpts 13 to 30
        Thursday--Friday: Continue Current Issues project 

     

     

     

     

     

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    Fifth Six Weeks

    Week Six: April 5 to 9
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;
      Comprehension skills 4 a-i; response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 American literature e a,b,c ;
      Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e; 11 Inquiry and Research A-L
       Monday: ~SAT vocabulary 8 due with quiz
                      ~SAT vocabulary 9 assigned; due Monday April 12 with quiz
                      ~Continue work on Current Events project
       Tuesday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                       ~ Continue work on Current Events project
        Wednesday ~ The Grapes of Wrath chpts 26 to 30 due with quiz
        Thursday:  AM STAAR test schedule
                    PM   ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                          ~ Writing workshop: current events research/synopses
        Friday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                     ~Writing workshop: current events research/synopses

          Looking ahead: We will test over The Grapes of Wrath chpts 13 to 30
                               on Wednesday April 14

     

    Week Five: March 29 to April 2 
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;
      Comprehension skills 4 a-i; response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 American literature e a,b,c ;
      Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e; 11 Inquiry and Research A-L
       Monday: ~SAT vocabulary 8 assigned; due Monday April 5 with quiz
                      ~Writing workshop: Current Issues research
       Tuesday: ~ Warm up: writing mechanics
                       ~Writing workshop: Current Issues research
       Wednesday: ~The Grapes of Wrath reading due--21 to 25--with quiz
       Thursday-Friday: no classes 

     

     

    Week Four: March 22 to 26
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;
      Comprehension skills 4 a-i; response skills 5 b, e, f;
     Multiple genres 7 American literature e a,b,c ;
      Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e; 11 Inquiry and Research A-L

        Monday: ~ Introduce current events research project
        Tuesday: ~ History/Biology Benchmark schedule
        Wednesday: ~ Reading due for The Grapes of Wrath
        Thursday: ~Test SAT vocabularies 4 to 7
        Friday: ~writing workshop: current events project 

     

     

     

    Week Three: March 8 to 12
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;
      Comprehension skills 4 a-i; response skills 5 b, e, f;
     Multiple genres 7 American literature e a,b,c ;
      Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e

       Monday: ~SAT vocabulary 7 due with quiz
                      ~Prepare "Young Goodman Brown" draft
                         for peer editing
       Tuesday: ~Peer editing "Young Goodman Brown" draft
       Wednesday: ~The Grapes of Wrath reading due with quiz
       Thursday: ~"Young Goodman Brown" essay due 
                         ~ Test The Grapes of Wrath chpts 1-12
        Friday: ~Early release; test/quiz make-up day. 

     

     

    Week Two: March 1 to 5
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;
      Comprehension skills 4 a-i; response skills 5 b, e, f;
     Multiple genres 7 American literature e a,b,c ;
      Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e

       Monday: ~SAT vocabulary 6 due with quiz
                      ~SAT vocabulary 7 assigned; due Monday
                         March 8 with quiz
                      ~"Young Goodman Brown": literary archetypes
                           and the subjunctive mood.
       Tuesday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                       ~Complete "Young Goodman Brown" 
                       ~Writing assignment
       Wednesday: SAT test schedule
       Thursday: ~The Grapes of Wrath reading due with quiz
        Friday: ~Writing workshop: 'YGB' writing assignment

     

    Week One: Feb 22 to 26
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;
      Comprehension skills 4 a-i; response skills 5 b, e, f;
     Multiple genres 7 American literature speech
      persuasive a,b,c ; Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e

         Monday: ~SAT vocabulary 5 due with quiz
                       ~SAT vocabulary 6 assigned; due Monday
                         March 1 with quiz 

                       ~Prepare 1st draft Wilhelm essay
         Tuesday: Writing workshop: Wilhelm essay,
         Wednesday: ~peer editing Wilhelm essay. 
                         Come to class with essay printed

         Thursday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                           ~The Grapes of Wrath reading due with quiz
          Friday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                         ~Wilhelm essay due
                         ~Literary archetypes: defined and examples;
                            handout

                         ~"Young Goodman Brown" assigned with guiding
                             questions.
           

     

     

     

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    4th six weeks

    Week Six: Feb 8 to 12
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading; Comprehension skills 4 a-i; response skills 5 b, e, f;
            Multiple genres 7 American literature speech persuasive a,b,c ; Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e

       Monday: ~SAT vocabulary 4 due with quiz
                      ~SAT vocabulary 5 assigned; due Tuesday Feb 16 with quiz
                        ~Review MLK test
       Tuesday: ~Test MLK "Letter from Birmingham Jail" 
       Wednesday: ~warm up: editing/revising
                             ~The Grapes of Wrath reading due with quiz
       Thursday: Test: who/whom editing/revising 
        Friday:  ~Essay topic and assignment
                      ~Make-up test/quizzes

     

     

    Week Five: Feb 1 to 5
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading; Comprehension skills 4 a-i; response skills 5 b, e, f;
            Multiple genres 7 American literature speech persuasive a,b,c ; Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e

         Monday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                                -in G-classroom
                         ~SAT vocabulary 4 assigned; due Monday
                            Feb 8 with quiz
                        ~Editing/revising practice 
                              -in G-classroom
          Tuesday: ~Test: SAT Vocabularies 1-3
          Wednesday: ~Quiz: MLK "Letter from Birmingham Jail" 
          Thursday: ~Quiz #2 who/whom
                            ~Begin The Grapes of Wrath unit: book check-out;
                              Reading schedule; guiding questions
          Friday:   ~Warm up: Editing/revising practice 
                       ~Continue introduction to The Grapes of Wrath
            Looking Ahead: ~Tuesday 2/9: Test: "Letter from Birmingham Jail" 
                                    ~Thursday 2/11 Test: who-whom/Editing&revising
                           
         

     

     

    Week Four: Jan 25 to 29
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading; Comprehension skills 4 a-i; response skills 5 b, e, f;
            Multiple genres 7 American literature speech persuasive a,b,c ; Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e 

          Monday: ~SAT 3 Vocabulary due with Quiz
                        ~Assigned: Test Vocabularies 1-3 Tuesday Feb 2
                        ~Continue MLK unit: analysis of argument:
                           "Statement" by Alabama Clergymen
                         ~Assignment: Read MLK's "Letter" and answer
                            questions through Paragraph 14
          Tuesday: ~Warm up: lie/lay
                          ~MLK's "Letter":
                                  ~establishment of ethos
                                  ~warrants
                                  ~the use of authority
                          ~Assignment: complete guiding questions
                             for "Letter" for Wednesday. 
          Wednesday: ~warm up: lie/lay
                               ~MLK's "Letter"
                                     ~the art of rebuttal
                                     ~syntax as art
           Thursday: ~Warm up: further/farther
                             ~MLK's "Letter"
                                  ~the power and methods of definition
           Friday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics

                   
    ~Complete MLK's "Letter"
                      
       ~Turning the table on the clergymen
                         ~
    humility without yielding
           
    Looking ahead:
                         ~Vocabulary test 1-3 Tuesday Feb 2
                         ~quiz over MLK's "Letter" Wednesday 4



                          

     

     

     

    Week Three: Jan 18 to 22
     
    teks: 1. foundational Language skills oral a-d;2. foundational language skills vocabulary a-c;   analyzing non-fiction 6; culture and history 8; oral/written conventions 13 
       Monday: No classes
       Tuesday: ~SAT 2 vocabulary due with quiz
                       ~SAT 3 vocabulary assigned; due Monday Jan 25 with quiz
                       ~Introduce B T Washington "Speech at Atlanta Exposition" 
       Wednesday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                            ~Discuss "Speech at Atlanta Exposition" 
                                 -occasion/context/audience
       Thursday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                         ~Complete B T Washington "Speech at Atlanta Exposition" 
                                =audience and imagery; compromise and   
                          ~Handout MLK unit: "Letter from Birmingham Jail"; the divisions
                             of the Letter; guiding questions
       Friday: ~Quiz who/whom

     

    Week Two: Jan 11 to 15

      teks: vocabulary 1 a-d; analyzing non-fiction 6; culture and history 8; oral/written conventions 13   
        Monday: ~Warm up: Grammar

                       ~SAT Vocabulary 1 due with quiz
                       ~SAT Vocabulary 2 assigned; due with quiz Tuesday
                          Jan 19.
                       ~Begin Patrick Henry's Speech to the Virginia Convention
                          Introduction to key rhetorical analysis concepts and terms.
        Tuesday 12: Hill College matters & counselors 
        Wednesday: ~Warm up: grammar
                           ~Continue/complete P Henry.
                           ~Essay assigned; rhetorical analysis 
         Thursday: ~Quiz: who/whom pronouns
                         ~Writing workshop: P Henry essay
         Friday: ~Writing workshop: P Henry essay
                            Due Tuesday Jan 19.  
                          

     

     

    Week One: Jan 4 to 8
     
    teks: vocabulary 1 a-d; analyzing non-fiction 6; culture and history 8; oral/written conventions 13 
          Monday: no class
          Tuesday: ~Class reading schedule/syllabus
                          ~SAT vocabulary 1 assigned; due Monday 1/11 with quiz
                          ~Grammar assignment: who/whom?
                          ~Seating chart
           Wednesday: ~Warm up: who/whom? 
                              ~Frederick Douglass "The Meaning of July Fourth to the Negro"
                                  Rhetorical analysis: The trope of the American Jeremiad
            Thursday: ~Warm up: who/whom? 
                            ~Continue Douglass
            Friday: ~Quiz who/whom? 
                       ~Reading assignment: Booker T. Washington "Speech to the Attanta Convention" 
                                with guiding questions; due Tuesday Jan 12