Sections 12 & 13 (Monday):

What we did in class today  – Students took the Achieve3000 LevelSet post-diagnostic test in class during the first 50 minutes of class. Afterwards, they had 30 minutes to read and answer questions on Reading 40 in MyGUST (under the week of December 11-17). Students had to be present in order to receive credit for Reading 40 because this was an in-class reading. Students were reminded that the final draft of Essay 2 (the cause or effect essay) and their Bonus Credit Form are due in class on Wednesday, December 14.


  1. Review pp. 55 and 198-199 in Great Writing 5 to review how to cite your in-text citations. Also, watch Using APa style for references and citations to see how to cite your references and citations.
  2. Continue to revise and edit your cause or effect essay (Essay 2). The final draft of Essay 2 will be submitted to Turnitin in class on Wednesday, December 14.

Final Exam PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TIME AND LOCATION OF THE WRITING FINAL EXAM HAS BEEN CHANGED. 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 WEDNESDAY, Dec. 21, at 8 a.m. in W3-101. Section 13 students will write the final writing exam on WEDNESDAY, Dec. 21, at 8 a.m. in N2-103. 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 FormThe Bonus Credit form is due no later than class time on Wednesday, December 14.

What we will do in class on Wednesday, Dec 14 – Students will submit Essay 2 to Turnitin during class.

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