STUDENT WEEKLY SCHEDULE

         Note to instructors: Replace “Day One” and “Day Two” with M/W or T/Th.

 

Students! Make sure you ALWAYS check the main website for further info! This is just meant to give you a broad overview, but you will need to check the assignment page for detailed descriptions of the assignment, as well as updates. 

Unit 1 Due: 

Unit 2 Due:

Unit 3 Due:

Final Portfolio Due:

 

Week 1: Jan 31-Feb 4

         HW Day One: 

  • READ: Three short articles about tips for online learning success
  • WRITE: 300 word blog post about feelings regarding online learning
  • REPLY to two other students’ blog posts 

HW Day Two:

  • Take Tech Survey
  • WRITE: Message to your end-of-term self

Week 2: Feb 7-Feb 10 (No Friday classes) 

         HW Day One:

  • READ: “How to Read Like a Writer” by Mike Bunn
  • WRITE: 300 word response to Bunn article on Open Lab
  • Sign up for Perusall

         HW Day Two:

  • READ AND ANNOTATE: “Mother Tongue” and “Maybe I Could Save Myself by Writing”
  • WRITE: 250 Word Response about the genre of the education narrative           

Week 3: Feb 14-Feb 18

         HW Day One:  

  • REVIEW: Slide show on paragraphs
  • WRITE blog post describing one specific incident that changed your views on education.

HW Day Two:

  • “Sh&^y “ First Draft

 

Week 4: Feb 22-Feb 25 (No Monday Classes) 

HW Day One: 

  • Keep working on Unit One Essay

HW Day Two:

  • Final Essay Unit One 

         HW Day Two:

  • Finish Unit One  

Week 5: Feb 28-March 4

Unit One Due 

         HW Day One:

  • READ AND ANNOTATE: “A Talk to Teachers” by James Baldwin
  • WRITE: Blog post responding to Baldwin

         HW Day Two:

  • READ AND ANNOTATE: “Research Starts with a Thesis Statement” (from Bad Ideas about Writing) and “Schools are Killing Curiosity”
  • WRITE: A 300 word blog post about curiosity. What are YOU curious about?

Week 6: March 7-March 11

         HW Day One:

  • WRITE: a 400 Word introduction to your reflective annotated bibliography

         HW Day Two:

  • WRITE: Your first source entry. Make sure you include a “quote sandwich.”  

 

Week 7: March 14-March 18

         HW Day One:

  • READ: “Navigating Genres” by Kerry Dirk
  • WRITE: response to Dirk 
  • GATHER: more sources

         HW Day Two:

  • READ: “The Art of Quoting” by Graff and Birkenstein
  • WRITE: Second source entry

 

Week 8: March 21-March 25

         HW Day One:

  • WRITE: Third (and final) source entry
  • WRITE: Conclusion

         HW Day Two

  • COMPILE:  REFLECTIVE ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY ROUGH DRAFT
  • WRITE: Reflection 

 

Week 9: March 28-April 1

         HW Day One: 

  • WRITE: RAB FINAL DRAFT!

         Day Two:

RAB FINAL DRAFT DUE

HW Day Two:

  • READ:  “Annoying Ways People Use Sources” by Kyle Steadman
  • WRITE: Response of 300 words to Steadman

Week 10: April 4-April 8

         HW Day One:

  • WRITE:  proposal for Unit 3

         HW Day Two:

  • COMMENT: on peers’ proposals
  • FINISH: “know your publication/ know your genre” questions

 

Week 11: April 11-April 14

         HW Day One:

  • Write a plan for Unit 3 over Spring Break 

         HW Day Two:

  • Follow your Spring Break plan!

 

SPRING BREAK APRIL 15- APRIL 22

 

Week 12: April 25-April 29

         HW Day One:

  • Work on Unit 3. 
  • Post Rough Draft of Artist Statement

         HW Day Two:

  • READ AND ANNOTATE: “The Maker’s Eye” by Donald Murray
  • Work on Unit 3. 

 

 Week 13: May 2-May 6

         HW Day One: 

  • Finish Unit Three

         HW Day Two (if applicable):

  • “Shitty” First Draft of Final Reflection, using note to self in Week One as starting point.

Week 14: May 9-May 13

         HW Day One:

  • Draft of Final Reflection
  • Check-in blog post re: final revision and portfolio. 

         HW Day Two

  • Keep working on final portfolios 

           

Week 15: May 15-16 

  • Keep working on final portfolios! 

 

Final Portfolio Due!: