Sunday: The structure of paragraphs and essays

What we did in class, today – Class started with a review of ways to earn bonus credit: tutoring sessions at the English Department’s Writing Lab, participation in the Quiz Show and Edible Books, and submission of a poem of short story to e-Muse. Next, we discussed the structure of  paragraphs and essays. It was announced that we would begin working in MySkillsLab on Tuesday, so students must be registed in MySkillsLab by Tuesday before class.

Bonus Credit

  • Students who participate as part of a Quiz Show team on Wednesday, March 7, will earn bonus credit. To enter your team, contact Mr. John Ablorh (ablorh.j@gust.edu.kw) no later than the 21st of February.
  • Enter the Edible Books contest on the 11th of April to earn bonus credit.
  • Earn bonus credit by submitting your original poem or short story to e-Muse no later than the 30th of April.
  • 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 may tutor them for bonus credit.

Homework – Be sure to buy the MySkillsLab code from the GUST bookstore. You must register in MySkillsLab by Sunday. Click on the MyLab and Mastering Tools Link near the top of the page in MyGUST. Follow the directions for students to add a class. Be sure that you allow pop ups.

What we will do in class on Tuesday, Jan. 23 – We will work in MySkillsLab on understanding the structure of an essay.

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