Thursday: Discussion and post-test on Theme 5.2

What we did in class, today – After discussing ‘Why Human Trafficking Is a Modern Form of Slavery’, students took the post-test.

Bonus Credit

  • Attend the How to Write Flash Fiction Workshop on Monday, April 9, from 12:30 to 1:30 in W4-102 for bonus credit.
  • Enter the Edible Books contest on the 18th 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.

Homework  Complete MySkillsLab Reading Multi-Pattern Essays before midnight on Monday, April 9. The assignments are RW3.7 Recall and RW3.7 Practices 1, 2, and 3. The post-test will be on Tuesday, April 10.

What we will do in class on Sunday, April 10 – We will use the Problem Solution Template in Google Docs to write a practice problem solution essay to prepare for the second midterm on Thursday, April 12.

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Tuesday: Practice problem-solution essay

What we did in class, today – Students used the Problem Solution Template in Google Docs to write a practice problem solution essay.

Bonus Credit

  • Attend the How to Write Flash Fiction Workshop on Monday, April 9, from 12:30 to 1:30 in W4-102 for bonus credit.
  • Enter the Edible Books contest on the 18th 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.

Homework 

  • Read Theme 1 Reading 2, ‘Why Human Trafficking Is a Modern Form of Slavery’ (pp. 437-441 in In Concert, the MySkillsLab e-text), before class on Thursday, April 5.
  • Complete MySkillsLab Reading Multi-Pattern Essays before midnight on Wednesday, April 11. The assignments are RW3.7 Recall and RW3.7 Practices 1, 2, and 3.

What we will do in class on Thursday, April 5 – We discuss ‘Why Human Trafficking Is a Modern Form of Slavery’ and take the post-test.

Sunday: Introduction to problem-solution essay

What we did in class, today – Students were introduced to writing a problem solution essay. After we examined model sentences for a problem-solution essay, we analyzed a model problem-solution essay from EAP Foundation.

Bonus Credit

  • Attend the How to Write Flash Fiction Workshop on Monday, April 9, from 12:30 to 1:30 in W4-102 for bonus credit.
  • Enter the Edible Books contest on the 18th 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.

Homework  Read Theme 1 Reading 2, ‘Why Human Trafficking Is a Modern Form of Slavery’ (pp. 437-441 in In Concert, the MySkillsLab e-text), before class on Tuesday, April 3.

What we will do in class on Tuesday, April 3 – We will write a practice problem-solution essay.

Thursday: MySkillsLab RW3.6 Post-Test

What we did in class, today – Students were to have completed RW3.6 Recall 1 and, RW3.6 Apply Model Document, RW3.6 Apply, and RW3.6 Write Drafting before class so that they would be ready to take the RW3.6 post-test in class, today. I commended Abdulaziz, Abdulwahab, Mohammed, and Talal for having complete most of their homework before class. I encouraged them to complete it all before midnight tonight. I encouraged the other students to complete all of the RW3.6 homework before midnight tonight. Afterwards, we took the RW3.6 post-test.

Bonus Credit

  • 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.

Homework  

  • Before midnight tonight, March 29, complete MySkillsLab RW3.6 (Edit an Essay) activities.
  • Read Theme 1 Reading 2, ‘Why Human Trafficking Is a Modern Form of Slavery’ (pp. 437-441 in In Concert, the MySkillsLab e-text), before class on Tuesday, April 3.

What we will do in class on Sunday, April 1 – We will begin learning to write a problem-solution essay.

Tuesday: Editing essays

What we did in class, today – Students worked on MySkillsLab RW3.6 (Edit an Essay) activities.

Bonus Credit

  • Attend the Writing Poetry Workshop on Wednesday, March 28, at 12:30 in W4-102.
  • 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.

Homework  – Before midnight on Wednesday, March 28, complete MySkillsLab RW3.6 (Edit an Essay) activities.

What we will do in class on Sunday, March 25 – After taking the RW3.6 post-test, students will continue revising their midterm essays.

Sunday: Class cancelled

What we did in class, today – Class was canceled today because I was ill. A message was sent to students through MyGUST, asking them to work on their MySkillsLab RW3.6 (Edit an Essay) activities: RW3.6 Recall 1, RW3.6 Recall 2, RW3.6 Apply Model Document, RW3.6 Apply, and RW3.6 Write Drafting.

Bonus Credit

  • Attend the Writing Poetry Workshop on Wednesday, March 28, at 12:30 in W4-102.
  • 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.

Homework  – Before class on Tuesday, March 27, complete MySkillsLab RW3.6 (Edit an Essay) activities: RW3.6 Recall 1, RW3.6 Recall 2, RW3.6 Apply Model Document, RW3.6 Apply, and RW3.6 Write Drafting.

What we will do in class on Monday, March 27 – Students continue revising their midterm exam.

Thursday: Response Essay

What we did in class, today – Students wrote Response Essay 3, which was based on ‘Drug Abuse Among Athletes’ on pp. 476-478 in the Pearson MySkills Lab e-reader.

Bonus Credit

  • Attend the Writing Poetry Workshop on Wednesday, March 28, at 12:30 in W4-102.
  • 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.

Homework  – Before midnight on Wednesday, March 28, complete MySkillsLab RW3.6 (Edit an Essay) activities.

What we will do in class on Sunday, March 25 – Students continue revising their midterm exam.

Tuesday: In-class Reading Comprehension Quiz

What we did in class, today – Students discussed ‘Drug Abuse Among Athletes’ on pp. 476-478 in the Pearson MySkills Lab e-reader and then took an in-class reading comprehension quiz over it.

Bonus Credit

  • 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.

Homework  Before class on Thursday, March 22, create a new document in the Google Docs Response Essay 3 folder. There will not be time to do this on Thursday.

What we will do in class on Thursday, March 22 – Students will write Response Essay 3 on a topic that will be announced at the beginning of class.

Sunday: Speed writing practice

What we did in class, today – Students practiced speed writing to practice for Response Essay 3, which will be on Thursday, March 22.

Bonus Credit

  • 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.

Homework  – If you have not already read ‘Drug Abuse Among Athletes’ on pp. 476-478 in the Pearson MySkills Lab e-reader, In Concertdo so before Tuesday, March 20. There will be a reading comprehension quiz on Tuesday in class.

What we will do in class on Tuesday, March 20 – We will discuss ‘Drug Abuse Among Athletes’ on pp. 476-478 in the Pearson MySkills Lab e-reader and then take an in-class reading comprehension quiz over it.

Thursday: MySkillsLab R3.5 Post-Test

What we did in class, today – Students took the MySkillsLab RW3.5 post-test

Bonus Credit

  • 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.

Homework  – Read ‘Drug Abuse Among Athletes’ on pp. 476-478 in the Pearson MySkills Lab e-reader, In Concertbefore Sunday, March 18. There will be a reading comprehension quiz on

What we will do in class on Monday, March 18 – We will assign Literature Circle roles and practice speed writing to prepare for Response Essay 3, which will be on Thursday, March 22.