Friday, June 05, 2009

English 70 Lesson Last Day

Complete Feedback Forms

Handout Class anthology.

    1. Andrea
    2. Susan O.

  1. Return of Essays
    1. First week of Summer Quarter.
    2. Available in the Conference Room of English Department
  2. Grades due Next Friday, posted online under schedule that day

  3. You can sign up for 75, but you may be dropped. Have a back up plan.

  4. My schedule: 101x2, Creative Writing; Winter 102x3; Spring 70x2, Creative Writing

  5. Also, you can ask anytime, about anything.
  6. You can say hi to me on campus. Say your name and I'll say mine.
  7. You can say hi to each other.
  8. "Students from whom nothing is ever demanded which they cannot do, never does all they can." –John Stuart Mill

  9. Elisa Mena (and on and on).

  10. You can make it. Each quarter is a test, a challenge. Sometimes the test is academic, sometimes it's at home, sometimes it's work, sometimes it the system. You will be tested, pushed, pulled, crushed. That's how you become a different, stronger person. You are rewriting your life. Revising. Re-seeing what could be.

  11. Final Revised essays due Monday at noon in front of my office. No late work accepted.

Thursday, June 04, 2009

Two Days to Go

Two Days to Go

English 70 Spring 09

  1. 930
    1. Malinda, Emi, Matt, Rosa, Travis, Daniel
    2. Yesi, Julie, Josh, Aubri, Yolanda
    3. Nereyda, Khoshboo, Andrea, Jorge
    4. Susan, Juan, Estela, Jennifer
  2. 1030
    1. Roger, Luisa, Ruby
    2. Hannah, Gustavo, Betty
    3. Veronica, Delaine, Karina
    4. Susan, Ismael, Merna

If time: Revision note

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

3 Days to Go

English 70 three days to go

  1. Complete peer editing for introduction to class collection.
  2. Who am I still missing?
  3. New deadline for revised essay: Monday, 12 pm. There will be a box outside my door in the English Department. (Come in, turn right and I'm the first door on the right). It might take until then for the collection to be printed. If so, I'll have them there for you to pick up as you drop off your revised essay.

Final Drafts of Introduction due Thursday.

Monday, June 01, 2009

Day 43

English 70 Lesson Plan Day 43, Wednesday

  1. Introduction:
  • Section 1—How This Started
  • Section 2—Mission, What We Were Looking For, Theme
  • Section 3—Two Lessons—One example.
  • Section 4—The Run Down: Facts and Synopsis

2. Outlines

  • Section 4: 13-19
  • Sample from Auster
  • Sample from Mott, Barajas
  • A look at the writers and the stories. Demographics etc.
    • Gender
    • Age
    • Where you are from.
    • Where you live.
    • Former jobs
    • Current job
    • Career goals

Monday 6.1

  • Work on sections 3 and 4
  • Sample essays


Tuesday 6.2

  • Rough Draft of Intro essay due: Peer edit


Wednesday 6.3

  • What/How to revise
  • Sample Essays
  • Prism bonus points due


Thursday 6.4

  • Final Draft of Intro essay due


Friday 6.5

  • Final day of class
  • Revised essay due.


We may meet once during finals week to distribute anthologies.

It's up to you and the print shop.