What we did in class, today – Students received copies of ‘Secrets for Surviving College and Improving Your Grades’ (pp. 5-9 in the MySkillsLab e-text, In Concert). They volunteered for for different Literature Circle roles to lead the discussion on the article on Sunday. I announced that it was very important that everyone read this article and understand it because they would be taking an in-class post-test over it on Sunday, Jan. 28. Afterwards, they completed RW3.1 Apply and RW3.1 Post-Test in MySkillsLab. To receive credit for the post-test, students had to take the post-test during class on Thursday.
- 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@ ) 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 – Read ‘Secrets for Surviving College and Improving Your Grades’ (pp. 5-9 in the MySkillsLab e-text, In Concert) before class on Sunday, Jan. 28.
What we will do in class on Sunday, Jan. 28 – We will discuss ‘Secrets for Surviving College and Improving Your Grades’ and take an in-class post-test about it.