Category Archives: Course Documents

Grammar Minimum Requirements

We probably shouldn’t have to study grammar in College Composition II, but the fact is not everybody who gets into college is comfortable with grammar basics. We’ll drill or review grammar basics in class only if necessary, but I will … Continue reading

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Sample Works Cited

Beginning with the Definition Essay, your Shorter Arguments and of course your Research Paper will have to include a Works Cited. Please understand this is different from a Bibliography, which identifies every source you consulted in your research. The Works … Continue reading

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Grade Levels 2

I wrote two sentences in my recent post “Counterintuitive Econundrums,” that I realized while I was writing them contained about a paragraph of material each. They’re not perfect sentences, and I won’t try to edit them now that they’re on … Continue reading

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Grade Levels

I won’t always be able to tell you why your essays don’t quite achieve the grades you want. Even after you respond well to feedback and make your essay grammatically correct, provide good sources, and make reasonable arguments, you might … Continue reading

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Grade Conference Schedule

I have produced a Google Doc you can view and edit to make or check your grade conference appointments. Conferences are not required, but grades are only delivered at conferences. You may make as many appointments as you like. Some … Continue reading

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Syllabus and Course Outline

I’ve just posted a link to the Syllabus and Course Outline in the sidebar under the category: Resources. The Course Outline will certainly change, but it will provide a good overview of what to expect. As I revise the outline, … Continue reading

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