Monday: Pearson Theme 1 Reading 1 Post-Test

What we did in class, today – It was announced that students who write a response essay today, June 10, at 11:00-11:50 in N5-102 or at 12:00 to 1:00 in W4-203 after the Eid will have the lowest of the four response essay marks dropped. However, students are not required to do this. I also explained that students who choose to write only the three response essays during regularly scheduled class time will not have the lowest mark of the three response essays dropped. The opportunity to write a fourth essay is a one time offer. Anyone not writing the response essay today at 11:00 in N5-102 or at 12:00 in W4-203 will not be given another chance to do so, regardless of the reason they do not come at 11:00 or 12:00, today.

It was also announced that I will not hold my normal conference hour, today, due to the chance to write the extra response essay. Students were also reminded to review their marked Response Essay 2 and to look at their course grade in MyGUST.

Students took the Pearson Theme 1 Reading 1 Post-Test.

Homework 

  • Read ‘Technology and Crime’ (pp. 424-434 in the Pearson eText) before Monday, June 10.
  • Complete any Pearson assignments you have not done. The last date to do this is June 30.

What we will do in class, Tuesday, (June 11) – We will practice cause and effect essays to prepare for the midterm on Thursday, June 13.

Bonus Credit

For each 30-minute tutoring session in the English Department’s Writing Lab located on the first floor of the GUST Library, you will receive 0.5% extra credit per tutoring session if you stay the entire 30 minutes and if you work sincerely. You may receive tutoring with your writing assignments. To receive help with your writing assignments, you must bring a soft (electronic) copy of your rough draft on a flash memory as well as a hard (photocopy) copy of the rough draft. The English Department’s Writing Lab is normally open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. in N2-103 on the first floor of the GUS Library. The maximum extra credit you can earn is 5%. Your participation must be documented on the Bonus Credit Form for English Dept Writing Lab Tutoring. (This form is also available in MyGUST and can be downloaded from there.)

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