Assignments/DUE Dates


Essay 1

Summary Assignment
Resources 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 (See Course Resources page)
Essay 1 Assignment Sheet (In-Class: Due Sept. 14)
Essay 1 Planning Sheet (In-Class: Due Sept. 14)
Essay 1-Instructions for Revision Essay 1
Essay 1-Transition Words for Beginnings, Middles, and Ends
Essay 1-Transition Words for Integrating Sources
Essay 1: The Fix

Essay 2

Essay 2: Assignment Sheet DUE: Oct. 5
Essay 2: Planning Sheet-DUE: Oct. 5
Essay 2: Reading: “Still Questioning Whether College is Worth It? Read This.”
Essay 2: Access Post to Sigi (Career Assessment Platform)
Essay 2: Sample Thesis Statements

Essay 3

Resources 12-17 (See Course Resources page)
Essay 3:Preparation for Reading Quiz 1 (Oct. 5)
Essay 3: Assignment Sheet (Due in-class Oct. 17)
Essay 3: Planning Sheet (Complete before Oct. 17)
Essay 3: Instructions for Revision Due Oct. 24
Essay 3: Transition Words for Revision

Research Essay: DUE Tuesday, November 28

Research Handout 1: The Assignment
Research Handout 2: Thesis Statements, Brainstorming, Library Key Words
Research Handout 3: Interview Practice and Requirements
Research Handout 4: Planning Sheets (Turn in with your essay)
Research Handout 5: Making an Anti-Procrastination Timeline for Your Research Project
Research Handout 6: Final Checklist (Turn in with your essay)
Research Handout 7: Grading Rubric (Turn in with your essay)
Additional Resources: Transition words for Integrating Sources and for “Beginnings, Middles, and Ends”

Essay 4:

In-class essay: Tuesday, Dec. 12

Resource 31: Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “Letter to My Son”
Study Sheet for the In-class Essay 4
Transitions for Integrating Sources
Transitions for Beginnings, Middles, and Ends

Instructions for Revision: Due Tuesday, Dec. 19


Set Up Your OpenLab Account

OpenLab Assignment 1: First Year Reflection on the FYLC site

OpenLab Assignment 2: (Required) Due Nov. 7

FYLC Extra Credit OpenLab Assignment, “Sharing Our Stories”


Diagnostic Essay (Due: In-Class., Aug. 29)


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