What we did in class, today – In addition to an overview of Chapter 1, we discussed the reading process described in Chapter 1 of the e-text In Concert: pre-reading , reading. and post-reading. (These files are available in the Chapter 1 Lecture Notes folder in MyGUST under the week of September 24-28.) We applied the different techniques to the handout of “Secrets for Surviving College and Improving Your Grades” (pp. 5-9 in the e-text In Concert). In MySkillsLab, we completed the Ch. 1 Writing Paragraphs 1 exercise based on information contained in the PowerPoint “The Writing Process: Paragraphs.” (This file is available in the Writing, Revising and Editing Paragraphs folder in MyGUST under the week of September 24-28.)
Homework – In MySkillsLab, complete Ch. 1 Writing Paragraphs 2 and Ch. 1 Writing Paragraphs 3 before class on Wednesday.
What we will do in class on Wednesday, Sept. 27 – We work on expanding paragraphs into essays, so be sure to bring your laptop and flash memory. In addition, we will discuss how to avoid plagiarism.