Midterm exam: Writing

What we did in class, today – Students took the writing section of the midterm examination. It is worth 10% of the course grade.

Bonus Credit Opportunities

  • For each 45-minute tutoring session in the English Department’s Writing Lab, students will receive 1/2% bonus credit, for a maximum of 5% bonus credit. (See MyGUST for details.)
  • Students who receive 75 or above on 10 Achieve3000 reading activities (first attempt) between March 12 and 11:59 p.m. on March 25 will earn 1/2% bonus credit.


  • Vocabulary Quiz 6 will be in class on Thursday, March 17. Vocabulary Quiz 6 will include words from Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4 Week 5Week 6,Week 7 andWeek 8 vocabulary lists. (The link for Arabic synonyms for Week 8 vocabulary can be accessed by clicking here.)
  • For Achieve3000 next week, you may read any one of the articles sent to your Achieve3000 in-box or you may use the Achieve3000 search engine to find an article. However, you must read one Achieve3000 article and complete the Activity for it AND complete one thought question before midnight on Friday, March 18.

What we will do in class on Thursday, March 17 – Students will take Vocabulary Quiz 6. Consequently, be sure you have your laptop and power cord with you.

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