SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentFreshman Class A, Department of English Freshman Class B, Department of English
Course NameWriting and Reading (I)
InstructorCHENG CHUAN CHIEH
Credit3.0
Course TypeRequired
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

Freshman Writing 1







































































































































































Date



Topic



Activities



HW



Hours in Class



Hours for HW



Sept 12



Class Introduction



Time Management



Goal Setting



Writing Sample



Chapter 1 exercises



3



4



Sept 19



Chapter 1: The Writing Process



Chapter 1 Exercises



Chapter 2 exercises



3



5



Sept 26



Chapter 2: Introduction to the Paragraph



Chapter 2 exercises



Paragraph writing



3



5



Oct 3



Paragraph Writing



Paragraph peer evaluations and comments



Chapter 3 exercises



3



5



Oct 10



Holiday



 



 



 



 



Oct 17



Chapter 3: The Narrative Paragraph



Chapter 3 exercises



Narration paragraph writing



3



5



Oct 24



Narrative Paragraph



Narration writing expansion



Narration paragraph writing



3



5



Oct 31



Narrative Paragraph



Narration paragraph peer evaluation and comments



Prepare for midterm



3



5



Nov 7



Midterm Exam



Midterm Exam



Chapter 4 exercises



3



5



Nov 14



Chapter 4: The Descriptive Paragraph



Chapter 4 exercises



Descriptive paragraph writing



3



5



Nov 21



Descriptive Paragraph



Descriptive paragraph activities



Descriptive paragraph writing



3



5



Nov 28



Descriptive Paragraph



Narration paragraph peer evaluation and comments



Descriptive paragraph writing



3



5



Dec 5



Descriptive Paragraph



Narration paragraph feedback



Chapter 5 exercises



3



5



Dec 12



Chapter 5: The Expository Paragraph



Chapter 5 exercises



Expository paragraph writing



3



5



Dec 19



Expository Paragraph



Expository paragraph writing



Expository paragraph writing



3



5



Dec 26



Expository Paragraph



Expository paragraph peer evaluation and comments



Expository paragraph writing



3



5



Jan 2



Expository Paragraph



Expository paragraph feedback



Exam Review



Prepare for final



3



5



Jan 9



Final Exam



Final Exam



 



3



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

None


Requirement/Grading

You will be required to:

read the chapters in the textbook, and complete the exercises in the textbook

write essays on the topics assigned in class

rewrite and improve your essays

participate in class discussions

comment on the ideas and writing of your classmates

take a midterm exam And final exam


Textbook & Reference

The textbook is:

Refining Composition Skills: Academic Writing and Grammar by Regina L. Smalley, Mary K. Ruetten, and Joann Rishel Kozyrev


Urls about Course
See the class Moodle
Attachment