English 1A Schedule Fall 2014

Assignments listed on the right should be completed prior to the assigned date on the left.

S.U.S. = pages in
Science Under Siege.


Assignment Due

Tuesday, Sept 2

Course Information

Begin Essay 1: Article Summary

Monday, Sept 8

Orientation assignment Due
"How to Mark a Book"

SUS pp. 65-77
SUS pp.  84-88

Monday, Sept. 15

Essay Draft 1 Due
"How to Say Nothing in 500 Words"
Kurt Vonnegut on Writing

SUS pp. 65-77 (continued)

Monday, Sept. 22

Essay 1: Article Summary Due

Begin Essay 2: Evolution
Begin Research Report

SUS pp. 91-112

NASA Chart on Scientific Method
Last Day to Request P/NP option

Monday, Sept 29

 SUS pp.  113-129

Fallacious Arguments
Logical Fallacies from Purdue OWL

Saturday, October 4
Last day to request pass/no-pass option (full-term section)

Monday, October 6

Essay Draft 2

 SUS pp. 130-132

Monday, October 13

Essay 2: Evolution Due

Begin Essay 3: Health Concerns

 SUS pp. 185-197

Monday, October 20

 SUS pp. 290-297, 311-314, 318-328

Monday, October 27

Essay Draft 3 Due

SUS pp. 252-267

Monday, November 3

Essay 3: Health concerns Due

Begin Essay 4: The Paranormal

 SUS pp. 84-88, (review), 298-310

Monday, November 10

SUS pp. 268-288, 338-356

Monday, November 17

Essay Draft 4

SUS pp. 329-337

November 22 Last day to drop a full-term section with a grade of "W"

Monday, November 24

Essay 4: The Paranormal Due
Last Day to drop with W grade

 "The Charms of Wikipedia"
Huffington Post article on plagiarism

November 27-28

Thanksgiving Holiday

Monday, December 1

Read Sample Essay 1
Read Sample Essay 2
 Pocket Style Manual Research Sections

Monday, December 8

Research Report Draft Due

Pocket Style Manual Research Sections

Monday, December 15

Research Report Draft

Research Report Workshop

Pocket Style Manual Research Sections
Research Report Due