English 3 - Preparing for College Writing II
Heiges/Jeddy

Class Assignments 

Due Date

Grammar *

Writing **

Week 1

Course Introduction

In-Class Essay (draft)

Week 2

Intro to Writing (handout)
Subjects and Verbs

Illustration Paragraph

Week 3

Sentence Types
Fragments

Persuasive Essay

Week 4

Run-ons/Comma Splices
Combined Mastery Test 3

Revision work

Week 5

Commas

Narrative Essay

Week 6

More About Verbs

In-Class Essay (final)

Week 7

Subject/Verb Agreement
Combined Mastery Test 1

Midterm Exam Essay (draft)

Week 8

Adjectives and Adverbs
Capital Letters

Midterm Exam Essay (final)

Week 9

Pronouns
Combined Mastery Test 5

Midterm Conferences
Description
Essay

Week 10

Apostrophe
Quotation Marks

Cause/Effect Essay

Week 11

Misplaced/Dangling Modifiers
Editing Test 8

Revision work

Week 12

Parallelism

Summary Essay

Week 13

Other Punctuation Marks
Numbers/Abbreviations
Editing Test 1

Revision work

Week 14

Spelling
Homonyms
Editing Test 7

Final Exam Essay (draft)

Week 15

Achievement Test

Final Exam Essay (final)
Reflective Letter

FINAL EXAM PORTFOLIO DUE

Week 16

Final Conferences

 

*Grammar:  After you complete each grammar chapter, you must take a Mastery Test on Blackboard and score 70% or higher.

**Writing:  Specific requirements for each writing assignment can be found on Blackboard.  Rough drafts are due to Blackboard at the beginning of class on the due date.  Final drafts of writing assignments are due within two weeks after the paper is returned to you.

 


Last revised:  Saturday, August 20, 2011
email:  jheiges@nvcc.edu