3Rs I Syllabus

 

 

 

 

3Rs I Syllabus, Fall Semester 2015

The assignments below are due on the dates shown. Please bring journals to the first few classes.

08/31 Book report due on Indian Captive: 300 words. This is the only book report you’ll ever write in this class.

Harp and Laurel Wreath: Psalm 23, p. 49 memorize

Read Genesis 1, Exodus 20.

Bring Bible to class.

Bring Blue Book of Grammar to class.

Journal 2x

 

09/07

Model writing at home: Exodus 20: Ten Commandments

Harp and Laurel Wreath: “The Night Has A Thousand Eyes” 118 memorize

Harp and Laurel Wreath: “In Coventry,” 223; read and answer questions. “The Vulture,” 224; read and answer question.

Read Proverbs Chapters 9—14

Journal 2x

 

09/14

Read Writer’s Inc. in class: “Writing Sentences” and “Writing Paragraphs.”

Model writing on 10 Commandments due.

Read Proverbs Chapters 15—20

Model writing exercise: Proverbs

Journal 2x

 

09/21

Work on Proverbs essay: 400 words.

Read Writer’s Inc. “Writing Persuasive Essays.”

Journal 2x

 

09/28 Read Writer’s Inc. “Writing With Style.”

Proverbs essay due

The Essential Calvin and Hobbes, pages 1--92

Journal 2x

 

10/05

Read Writer’s Inc. in class: “A Guide to Revising.” Revise Proverbs essay at home.

Read The Essential Calvin and Hobbes, pages 93--181H & LW, “Requiem,” 339. Memorize and answer questions.

H & LW, “Matilda,” 246—247. Answer questions.

Journal 2x.

 

10/12

Proverbs essay revised and due.

Harp and Laurel Wreath, p. 225—229. Answer questions.

Finish The Essential Calvin and Hobbes.

H & LW, “When I Was In Love,” 232. Memorize and answer questions.?Journal 2x.

 

10/119

Begin descriptive essay of Calvin or Hobbes. 400 words

H & LW, pages 239—245. Read and answer questions.

Journal 2x.

 

10/26

H & LW, “Sea Fever,” 75. Memorize.

Essay due.  Journal 2x.

 

11/02

In class: select an essay topic.                                                                         True Grit, first quarter of book

Journal 2x.

 

11/09

True Grit, second quarter of book

Begin persuasive essay on topic of your choice as discussed in class.

Review Writer’s Inc. on the persuasive essay.

Journal 2x.

Journals due.


11/16

True Grit, Finish book

Persuasive essay due.

Harp and Laurel Wreath, “Preparedness,” 266. Memorize and answer question

Journals returned.


11/23 Thanksgiving break

 

11/30

Quiz on True Grit/Gift of the Magi, assigned stories/Begin Christmas essay, “Family Traditions.” 400-750 words./Journal 2x

 

12/07

Gift of the Magi, assigned stories.                                                             Christmas Essay due: “Family Traditions.” 400—750 words.

Review in class Writer’s Inc. “Expository Essay.”

Harp and Laurel Wreath: Read pages 62—63, 340—343. Answer questions on 343.

Journal 2x.


 12/14
The Hobbit.

Journal 2x.

 

12/21—01/04 Christmas break.

Finish The Hobbit/Journal 2x



                                                                   

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