Course Schedule

English 250—Rhetorical Grammar (Spring 2017)

Course Schedule

Subject to change

Date In-Class Work Due
M Jan 9 Introduction to Course

Assign Analysis #1

W Jan 11 “Rhetorical Grammar”

Introduction to Words and Phrases

 

Introduction

Chapter 1

 

M Jan 16 No Class—Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
W Jan 18 Words, Phrases, and Sentences

Sentence Patterns

BP #1 (by 11:59pm)

Chapter 2

 

M Jan 23 Verbs

Review Analysis #1 Drafts

Chapter 3

Drafts

BP #2 (by 11:59pm)

W Jan 25 Verbs

Assign Analysis #2

Analysis #1 Due
M Jan 30 Coordination and Subordination Chapter 4
W Feb 1 Coordination/Subordination BP #3 (Part #1)
M Feb 6 Cohesion

Draft Workshop

BP #3 (Part #2)

Chapter 5

Analysis #2 Drafts

W Feb 8 Cohesion

Assign Mid-Semester Portfolio

Analysis #2 Due
M Feb 13 Sentence Rhythm Chapter 6
W Feb 15 Work On Mid-Semester Portfolios BP #4
M Feb 20 Submit Mid-Semester Portfolios

Sentence Rhythm and Voice

Mid-Semester Portfolio Due
W Feb 22 Assign Research Project

Voice

Chapter 7

 

M Feb 27 No Class–Conferences  BP #5
W Mar 1 First Exam Chapter 1-6
M Mar 6 No Class–Spring Break
W Mar 8 No Class–Spring Break
M Mar 13 Adverbials Chapter 8
W Mar 15 Adverbials

Work on Proposal Drafts

Proposal Drafts
M Mar 20 Discuss Research Projects

 

Research Proposal Due

BP #6

W Mar 22 Stylistic Variations Chapter 11
M Mar 27 Stylistic Variations BP #7
W Mar 29 Adjectivals

( Last Day to Withdraw with a “W”)

 

Chapter 9
M Apr 3 Adjectivals Chapter 9
T Apr 4

Th Apr 6

Conferences Drafts and Questions
M Apr 10 Assign and Discuss Final Portfolio

Nominals

Research Project Due

Chapter 10

W Apr 12 Nominals BP #8
M Apr 17 Words and Word Classes Chapter 12
W Apr 19 Workshop–Portfolio Drafts
M Apr 24 Submit Final Portfolio

Review for Final Exam

Final Portfolio
M May 1 (2pm) Second Exam Chapters 7-12

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