Section 6 (Tuesday): No class

What we did in class today  – GUST canceled classes after 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18, due to graduation.

Homework

  1. If you have not already done so, read pp. 95-101 in Great Writing 5.
  2. Submit your revised essay to Turnitin no later than midnight on Thursday, October 20. Be sure that it is typed in the ENGL 100 Essay Template saved as your name – Process Essay, for example, Sarah – Process Essay. Be sure you have not changed the formatting. The font should be size 12 Times New Roman, and the first line of each paragraph should be indented. You should use double spacing. (Depress the enter key only once when you want to start a new paragraph.) Remember that I will deduct marks for 1-4 percent of plagiarism and that departmental policy is students who plagiarize 5+ percent automatically receive a 0 on the final draft.
  3. Read Achieve3000 article Too Many Climbers”and complete the Activity and Thought Question (a one-paragraph summary of the article) before midnight on Friday, Oct. 21.  (This will be Thought Question 4.) Read two other Achieve3000 articles of your choice and complete the Activities for them before midnight on Friday, Oct. 21. (If you want to read extra articles, use the Achieve3000 search engine to locate other articles.)

Bonus Credit – Reading contest 2 – The contest covers the time period from Saturday, Oct 8, through Friday, Oct 21. This is for 0.5% extra credit. To receive credit, you must score 75 or above on Activities for 10 Achieve3000 articles. Only first attempt scores will count.

What we will do in class on Thursday, Oct 20 – We wil continue revising our essay so that it can be submitted to Turnitin before midnight the same day.

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