Practice for the writing final exam

What we did in class, today – Students practiced for the writing part of the final exam. (It will be held on Wednesday, May 3, at 5:00 in W3-101.) They started the class by reviewing the procedure for taking the Accuplacer writing exam. Next, they reviewed the steps for writing the Accuplacer essay followed by how to improve your Accuplacer essay score. They were reminded to use the language of argumentation in their essays.

Class video – Click here to access today’s class video.

Final Exam – The reading portion of the final exam will be at 5:00 on Monday, May 1, in our regular classroom, W4-103. It is worth 20% of your course grade. The Accuplacer writing portion of the final exam will be at 5:00 on Wednesday, May 3, in W3-101. It is worth 10% of your course grade. Please note that if you miss either exam, you MUST bring me an official medical excuse the following day.

Homework

  1. Complete four Achieve3000 articles and Activities of your choice for this week; be sure to do so before midnight on Friday, April 28. At this point, you will have completed 40 Activities. If you have missed any previous readings, you may make them up as long as this is done before midnight on Friday, April 28. To determine how many readings you are missing, go to SIS and check for missing readings. You have until before midnight on Tuesday, May 2, to make up any missing thought questions.
  2. Finish revising and editing your cause or effect essay before class on Monday, May 1. You will submit your cause or effect essay at the beginning of class on Monday, May 1. It is worth 10% of your course grade.

What we will do in class on Monday, May 1 – At the beginning of class, students will submit their cause or effect essay. (It is worth 10% of the course grade.) Afterward, students will sit for the reading part of the final exam, which is worth 20% of the course grade.

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