What we did in class, today – I announced that grades had been updated in MyGUST, so students should check their grades. Then, students peer-reviewed their classmates’ practice essays on ‘Mind Your Own Browser’. Afterward, they did a reading practice to prepare for the exit reading exam.
Exit Exams – The exit exams have been tentatively scheduled for next week. The exit writing exam will be on Sunday, Dec. 17, and the exit reading exam will be on Tuesday, Dec. 19.
Bonus credit opportunities – It was announced that students can earn up to five percent bonus credit for going 10 times to the English Department’s Writing Lab (first floor in the library) for tutoring. They must take the bonus credit form with them, but only Ms. Bushra or Ms. Fajer may tutor them for bonus credit. The bonus credit forms are due no later than Sunday, Dec. 17.
What we will do in class on Thursday, Dec. 14 – Students will write in-class Essay 2, which is a problem-solution essay. Consequently, they must have their laptop, power cord, and flash memory with them. Essay 2 is worth five percent of the course grade.