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English 401-Advanced Composition

Checklist
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Eng 401/G Advanced Composition Web Course

 

CHECKLIST FOR WRITTEN ASSIGNMENTS

 

By filling out this form every time you complete a written assignment, you will be able to keep track of your progress and performance. To earn a passing grade, you must complete ALL ASSIGNMENTS*. If an assignment is missing, you have until the portfolio due date to complete it. Please use this form as an electronic document and always fill it out on the computer. Check the appropriate box next to an assignment by using the plus sign (+). Don’t forget to save your file and If you complete an assignment late, please indicate how many days you were late. You need to submit this form with your Portfolio Cover Letter. You will also post it in your Personal Folder. Students participating in the research are requested to check if they have filled out the appropriate survey.

 

 

ASSIGNMENTS

Completed by deadline

Completed late (indicate how late)

Survey completed

 

Blackboard homepage

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Silly Syllabus Quiz

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Student Information Survey

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Reading-responses to 4G Preface and Gutkind

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Previous experience with creative nonfiction (CNF)

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Reading-responses to 3 or more Brevity pieces and/or 3 or more pieces in Judith Kitchen’s In Brief or In Short

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Your strengths and weaknesses as a writer

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“Good” writing criteria

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Reading-response to former 401/G students’ papers

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Reading-response to 4G Bartkevicius and/or Pearson

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Reading-response to 4G Toth

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“Rules” of writing

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Critique of “European Vacation”

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Critique of “Camping in Hell”

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Critique of “The Things You Say”

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Critique of “Merry Christmas”

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Reading-response to Lott and 4G Part 1

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Reading-response to Sanders (“Cloud”)

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Reading-response to Sander (“First”)

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Reading-response to Nye

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Paper 1 Four Rough Drafts

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Feedback letters to two anonymous classmates on P1

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Feedback letters to every immediate group member on P1

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Reading-response to Lamott’s book

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Best practices; Do’s and Don’ts

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Reading-response to Schwartz and/or Blew

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Reading-response to Blew (“The Unwanted Child”)

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Reading-response to Hampl (“Memory and Imagination”)

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Reading-response to Hampl (“Parish Street”)

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Reading-response to Gilb (“Northeast Direct”)

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Reading-response to Cofer (“Silent Dancing”)

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Reading-response to Root (“Collage, Montage, Mosaic, Vignette, Episode, Segment”)

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Reading-response to Dillard (“Living Like Weasels”)

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Reading-response to RESEARCH Reading 1 + survey.

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Reading-response to RESEARCH Reading 2 + survey.

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Paper 2 Two Drafts

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Feedback letters to two anonymous classmates on P2

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Feedback letters to every immediate group member on P2

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Reading-response to Pope (“Teacher Training”)

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Reading-response to Pope (“Composing ‘Teacher Training’”)

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Reading-response to RESEARCH Reading 3 + survey.

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Reading-response to King’s book

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Reading-response to RESEARCH Reading 4 + survey

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“Writers are born, not made.”

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“Why I am a good writer”

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Writing Exercise 1

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Writing Exercise 2

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Writing Exercise 3

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Writing Exercise 4

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Writing Exercise 5

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Writing Exercise 6

 

 

 

 

Writing Exercise 7

 

 

 

 

Writing Exercise 8

 

 

 

 

Writing Exercise 9

 

 

 

 

Writing Exercise 10

 

 

 

 

Writing Exercise 11

 

 

 

 

Writing Exercise 12

 

 

 

 

Writing Exercise 13

 

 

 

 

Writing Exercise 14

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Please note that these are not all the assignments for the course. Reading assignments are not included.