Sections 12 & 13 (Wednesday)

What we did in class today  – After revising and editing Essay 2, students were reminded that they must complete three additional reading and activities of their choice before midnight on Friday, Dec. 9. Students then practiced for the final by writing an essay and checking its mark in Page Rater. I gave suggestions on how to increase the score.

Homework  – Read three Achieve3000 articles of your choice and complete the Activities before midnight on Friday, Dec. 9.

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 Credit

  • Attend the workshop sponsored by the Marketing Club on Dec. 13 at 5:00 until 7:00 in W6-200. The Marketing Club will have an attendance sheet for you to sign. You must write a one-paragraph summary of the event and submit it on Wednesday, Dec. 14.
  • 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 Monday, Dec 12 – Students will take the Achieve3000 LevelSet post-diagnostic test in class.

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