PLAR English Notes: Term 2B, 2017

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Term 2B: April 18th – June 16th, 2017

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Class 1: Monday, April 19th, 2017: course introduction, writing expectations, examples of full sentences, assignment 1 (nouns), assignment 2 (plural nouns)

Class 2: Monday, April 24th, 2017: quick review of assignments 1-2 (nouns, plural nouns), and then assignments 3 to 5 (pronouns, root words and syllables, verbs)

Class 3: Wednesday, April 26th, 2017: assignments 6 to 8 (syllables, adjectives, and adverbs)

Class 4: Monday, May 1st, 2017: assignments 9 and 10, and the start of assignment 11 (parts of speech review, capitalization, and some punctuation)

Class 5: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017: assignments 11 to 14 (punctuation, complete sentences, word meanings from context, newspaper article comprehension part 1)

Class 6: Monday, May 8th, 2017: assignments 15 to 16: newspaper article comprehension part 2, short story comprehension)

Class 7: Monday, May 15th, 2017: assignments 17 to 20: brainstorming and idea web, purpose of writing, organizing your ideas, paragraph writing (more examples of paragraphs will be shared next class)

Class 8: Wednesday, May 17th (*Rescheduled to May 19th due to a power outage): assignment 20: write a paragraph

Class 9: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017: Assignments 21, 22, and 23 (write a letter, steps to summarize, and short story summary)

Class 10: Monday, May 29th, 2017: Assignments 23 and 24 (short story summary, newspaper article summary)

Class 11: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017: special guest, Jane Antoniak, great discussion, another example for assignment 23

Class 12: Monday, June 5th, 2017: introduction to persuasive writing and assignment 25: persuasive paragraph

Class 13: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017: Assignment 26 (types of resumes), and bonus material (not needed for class) about job searching for anyone interested

Class 14: Monday, June 12th, 2017: Assignment 27: Write a resume on a computer

Class 15: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017: Practice test


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