English IV DC Technical Writing Spring 2020
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.
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.
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.
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. Ch. 12 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.
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. 5 LOF and write DJ 5. Choose one-two resumes for submission as primary competitor. Revise resume for submission Monday to evaluator. Root test 25.
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. 6 LOF and write DJ 6.
February 18-21, 2020
Monday: President’s Day
Tuesday: Mock interview practice assignment. Print resumes/cover letters.
Thursday: DJ 6 due. Ch. 6 quiz. Write thank you notes.
Friday: Read ch. 7 LOF and write DJ 7
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.
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.
Friday: Read ch. 9 LOF and write DJ 9.
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