Course Schedule

English 250—Rhetorical Grammar Spring 2019

Course Schedule

Subject to change

Date In-Class Work Due
M Jan 14 Introduction to Course

Assign Analysis #1

W Jan 16 “Rhetorical Grammar”

Introduction to Words and Phrases

BP #1

Introduction

Chapter 1

M Jan 21 No Class—Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
W Jan 23 Words, Phrases, and Sentences

Sentence Patterns

Chapter 2

BP #2

M Jan 28 Verbs

Review Analysis #1 Drafts

Chapter 3

Drafts

W Jan 30 Verbs

Assign Analysis #2

Analysis #1 Due
M Feb 4 No Class
W Feb 6 Coordination/Subordination Chapter 4
M Feb 11 Adverbials BP #3 (part 1)

Chapter 5

W Feb 13 Adverbials

Workshop Analysis #2 Drafts

BP #3 (part 2)
M Feb 18 Assign Mid-Semester Portfolio

Adjectivals

Analysis #2 Due
W Feb 20 Adjectivals Chapter 6

BP #4

M Feb 25 Nominals Chapter 7
 
W Feb 27 Adverbials, Adjectivals and Nominals Chapter 11BP #5
M Mar 4 Workshop Mid-Semester Portfolio

First Exam Review

Mid-Semester Portfolio Draft
W Mar 6 First Exam Chapter 1-7
M Mar 11 No Class–Spring Break
W Mar 13 No Class–Spring Break
M Mar 18 Assign Research Project

Stylistic Variations

Mid-Semester Portfolio Due

Chapter 8

W Mar 20 Discuss Research Projects BP #6
M Mar 25 No Class–Conferences
W Mar 27 Cohesion Chapter 9
M Apr 1 Stylistic Variations Research Proposal DueBP #7
W Apr 3 Rhythm Chapter 10
M Apr 8 Voice Chapter 11
W Apr 10 Workshop Drafts
M Apr 15 Assign and Discuss Final Portfolio

Nominals

Research Project Due
W Apr 17 Words and Word Classes Chapter 12
M Apr 22 Punctuation Chapter 13

BP #8

W Apr 24 Workshop–Portfolio Research Drafts
M Apr 29 Submit Final Portfolio

Review for Second Exam

Final Portfolio
W May 1 (2pm) Second Exam Chapters 8-13
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