• English IV DC Technical Writing Spring 2020


    „WEEK 1

    „January 7-10, 2020

    „Monday:   Inservice day

    „Tuesday:    Introduction to Lord of the Flies, get book, begin chapter 1 discussing setting.

    „Wednesday:  Read chapter 1—discuss DJ format.  Quiz Thursday.

    „Thursday:  Ch. 1 quiz.  DJ 1 due.  Read chapter 2. Quiz next Tuesday. DJ 2 due next Tuesday.

    „Friday:  Class discussion characterization.

    WEEK 2

    January 13-17, 2020

    Monday: Notes on memos, begin writing memo in groups. Read ch. 7 of ETC for quiz Wednesday.

    Tuesday: DJ 2 due. Ch. 2 LOF quiz. Discuss beast and fire symbolism. Work on memo due in discussion board of Canvas tonight. Notes on letter format.

    Wednesday: Ch. 7 ETC quiz. Write reply letters due Thursday in discussion board in Canvas.

    Thursday: Write reply letters due tonight in Canvas.



    Friday: Read ch. 3 LOF and write DJ 3. Write reply-to-reply letter due Monday in Canvas discussion board.

    „WEEK 3

    „January 20-24, 2020

    „Monday:    MLK holliday

    „Tuesday:     Finish reply and reply-to-reply letters due in discussion board at 11:59 PM. Read ch. 9 ETC for quiz Friday.

    „Wednesday:  DJ 3 due.  Ch. 3 LOF quiz.  Peer review/clocking of letters/memo. Revise.

    „Thursday:  Memo/letter assignment due @11:59 PM. Notes on cover letters.

    „Friday:  Read ch. 4 LOF and write DJ 4.  Entry event for Job Hunter Games PBL. Fill out information forms.

    „WEEK 4

    „January 27-31, 2020

    „Monday:    Notes on cover letters.  Begin finding job postings.

    „Tuesday:     Mentor breakfast. Find job posting, research job to write letter. Write email to mentor. Ch12 ETC quiz. DJ 4 due. Ch. 4 quiz.

    „Wednesday:  Finish rough draft of letter—send to mentor for review.

    „Thursday:  Revise letter with mentor feedback.  Peer review Friday.

    „Friday:  Read ch. 5 LOF and write DJ 5.  Peer review.  Choose one-two letters for submission as primary competitor.  Revise letter for submission Monday to evaluator.  Root test 24.

    „WEEK 5

    „February 3-7, 2020

    „Monday:    Notes on resumes.  Begin rough draft. Choose primary cover letter particpant(s). Submit cover letter to CLASSROOM for evaluation.

    „Tuesday:     Finish rough draft—email mentor no later than 5 PM Wednesday.

    „Wednesday:  Finish rough draft of resume—send to mentor for review.

    „Thursday:  Revise resume with mentor feedback.  Peer review.

    „Friday:  Read ch. LOF and write DJ 5.  Choose one-two resumes for submission as primary competitor.  Revise resume for submission Monday to evaluator.  Root test 25.

    „WEEK 6

    „February 10-14, 2020

    „Monday:    Submit resume to CLASSROOM for evaluation. Notes on interviews.

    „Tuesday:     Ch. 5 quiz.  DJ 5 due.  Mock interview preparation assignment.

    „Wednesday:  Finish mock interview preparation. Practice interviewing—video tape and critique.

    „Thursday:  Write elevator pitch and practice.

    „Friday:  Read ch. LOF and write DJ 6.  

    „WEEK 7

    „February 18-21, 2020

    „Monday:    President’s Day

    „Tuesday:    Mock interview practice assignment. Print resumes/cover letters.

    „Wednesday:  Interviews!!

    „Thursday:  DJ 6 due.  Ch. 6 quiz. Write thank you notes.

    „Friday:  Read ch. 7 LOF and write DJ 7  

    „WEEK 8

    „February 24-28, 2020

    „Monday:    Revise resumes/cover letters—writing conferences. Write reference pages. Read chapters 6/10 of ETC for quiz Friday.

    „Tuesday:     Finish revision—turn in final drafts Thursday. Ch. 7 quiz.  DJ 7 due.

    „Wednesday:  Notes on user manuals. Choose topic.  Write proposal memo due Friday.

    „Thursday:  Write proposal memo. Begin rough draft. Resumes/letters due.

    „Friday:  Read ch. 8 LOF and write DJ 8. Root test 26,  Ch. 6/10 quiz.

    „WEEK 9

    „March 2-6, 2020

    „Monday:    Write draft—peer review Wednesday. MIDTERM THURSDAY.

    „Tuesday:     Write draft. Ch. 8 LOF quiz.  DJ 8 due.

    „Wednesday:  Peer review.

    „Thursday:  Midterm.

    „Friday:  Read ch. 9 LOF and write DJ 9. 

    WEEK 10

    Monday: Finish PeerMark peer review in Turnitin.com. Turn in manual rough draft.
    Tuesday: Revise manuals for final turn in Wednesday. See PPT--Clocking for Manuals in Canvas. Those who need to take the makeup midterm will do so through Canvas. Look at Canvas for this assignment.
    Wednesday: Turn in manuals to Canvas by 11:59 PM.
    Thursday: Take chapter 9 Lord of the Flies quiz, turn in DJ 9 to Turnitin.com
    Friday: Take root test 27, read chapter 10 of LOF, write DJ to turn in next Tuesday in Turnitin.com

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