SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentFreshman Class A, Department of English Freshman Class B, Department of English
Course NameWriting and Reading (I)
InstructorYANG LI-MIN
Credit3.0
Course TypeRequired
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

 



 



Plan of Study



2019 Fall



1st Week:



Carol L. Yang attending conference abroad



2nd Week:



Introduction to the Course



Introduction to the Paragraph



Main Idea and Supporting Ideas



3rd Week:



Make-up class (8:10-9:00am 26th September 2019)



Introduction to the Paragraph



Unity and Structure



The Narrative Paragraph (sample reading and analysis)



4th Week:



Make-up class (8:10-9:00am 3rd October 2019)



The Narrative Paragraph (outlining and drafting)



5th Week: Holiday



6th Week:



Make-up class (8:10-9:00am 17th October 2019)



The Narrative Paragraph (revised version)



The Descriptive Paragraph (sample reading and analysis)



The Descriptive Paragraph (outlining and drafting)



7th Week:



The Descriptive Paragraph (revised version)



The Expository Paragraph (sample reading and analysis)



8th Week:



The Expository Paragraphs (outlining and drafting)



9th Week:



The Expository Paragraphs (revised version)



10th Week: Midterm



11th Week:



Introduction to the Essay (thesis statement and outline)



12th Week:



The Example Essay (sample reading and analysis)



13th Week:



The Example Essay (outlining and drafting)



14th Week:



The Example Essay (revised version)



The Comparison and Contrast Essay (sample reading and analysis)



15th Week:



The Comparison and Contrast Essay (outlining and drafting)



16th Week:



The Comparison and Contrast Essay (revised version)



17th Week:



Final Project



18th Week:



Final Project



Course Requirements:



As well as class attendance and participation in class discussions, students are expected to spend around 6 hours previewing lesson and working on assignments.



Teaching Activities and Assignments:



Teaching Activities: text modeling, analysis, idea generation, mind mapping,



outline preparation, peer edition, co-construction of outline



Assignments: sample essay reading and analyzing, outline construction, essay writing (draft and revision)



 


Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant
Requirement/Grading

Evaluation: Assignments 60%; Exams and Quizzes 20%; Final project 20%


Textbook & Reference

Textbook: Smalley, Regina L., Rhetten, M. K., & Kozyrev, J. R. Refining Composition Skills: Rhetoric and Grammar. Boston: Heinle & Heinle, 2012.


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