Sections 12 & 13 (Monday): Practice for the reading section of the final exam

What we did in class today  – Ms. Rawan collected the one-paragraph summaries from students who had attended Dr. Al-Nakib’s lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 30. Afterwards, students practiced for the reading section of the final exam by completing two readings from Achieve3000 and the corresponding activities. These were for marks and will count as Readings 35 and 36. It was emphasized that students must still complete three additional reading and activities of their choice before midnight on Wednesday, Dec. 7.

Homework  – Read three Achieve3000 articles of your choice and complete the Activities before midnight on Wednesday, Dec. 7.

Final Exam – Sections 12 and 13 will sit for the final reading exam on Monday, Dec. 19, during their regular class time. Section 12 students will take the writing final exam on Tuesday, Dec. 20, at 8 a.m. in W3-201B. Section 13 students will write the final writing exam on Tuesday, Dec. 20, at 10 a.m. in W3-201B. The time limit is 60 minutes.

Bonus Creditpoetry-workshop-a3eflyer-01

  • Participate in a poetry writing workshop, December 7, at 12:30 in W1-010. This is for 0.5% extra credit.
  • For each 30-minute tutoring session in the English Department’s Writing Lab (N2-103) located on the first floor of the GUST Library, you will receive 0.5% extra credit per tutoring session if you stay the entire 30 minutes and if you work sincerely. You may receive tutoring with your writing assignments and Achieve3000 thought questions. To receive help with your writing assignments, you must bring a soft (electronic) copy of your rough draft on a flash memory as well as a hard (photocopy) copy of the rough draft. The maximum extra credit you can earn is 5%. Your participation must be documented on the Bonus Credit Form.

What we will do in class on Wednesday, Dec 7 – We will revise our cause or effect essays. Then, we will practice for the final writing exam.

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