Tuesday: The structure of an essay

What we did in class, today – We reviewed the course calendar to understand the MySkillsLab assignments listed on the calendar. After reviewing how ENGL 100 calculates the MySkillsLab mark for Moodle, the class worked on RW3.1 Recall 1, RW 3.1 Recall 2, RW3.1 Apply Model Document, and RW3.1 Write Drafting in MySkillsLab.

 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 – Complete Reading and Writing Skills 3.1 in MySkillsLab before class on Thursday, Jan. 25. For RW3.1 Write Drafting, choose answer ‘How are a thesis statement and a topic sentence alike?’ You will only receive credit for answering this question in RW3.1 Write Drafting.

What we will do in class on Thursday, Jan. 25 – We will complete RW3.1 Apply before we take the post-test for Reading and Writing Skills 3.1 in MySkillsLab. To receive credit for the post-test, students must take it during class on Thursday.

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