Daily Reading/Assignments


English 1102 Course Schedule

This schedule reflects a plan for the course, but deviations from this plan will become necessary as the semester progresses. Students are responsible for taking note of changes announced during class time when they occur.

Date Class Activities Homework and Assignments Due
Unit One: Introduction to ENGL 1102
Mon – Jan 11 Intro to Class and Syllabus

Create Dropbox Account

Wed – Jan 13 Create Dropbox Account and submit it by Friday, January 15th
Mon – Jan 18 MLK DAY NO CLASS 
Wed – Jan 20 Discussion: Propose Your Chosen Research Topic Assignment. Everything’s an Argument Chapters 1 and 12
Mon – Jan 25 Discuss assigned readings.
Unit Two: Learning from Famous Arguments
Wed – Jan 27 Everything’s an Argument Chapters 2, 3, and 4

“Letter from a Birmingham Jail” Martin Luther King Jr

Due: Research Topic Proposal due Friday, Jan 29th by 11:59 pm via Dropbox


Mon – Feb 1 Discuss assigned reading

Discuss Expository Essay guidelines

Everything’s an Argument Chapter 5, 17,  18, and 19
Wed – Feb 3 Out of Class Work Day

Response to Blog Post due by 11:59 pm in the Comments Section

“Inaugural Address” President Kennedy

“First Inaugural Address” President Obama

“Pearl Harbor Address to the Nation” Pres Roosevelt

“9/11 Address to the Nation” Pres GW Bush

Mon – Feb 8 Discuss Assigned Readings “Seneca Falls Keynote, 1948” Elizabeth Cady Stanton

“Women’s Rights are Human Rights” Hilary Clinton

“The Progress of Colored Women” Mary Church Terrell


Wed – Feb 10  Discuss Assigned Readings “Ballot or the Bullet” Malcolm X

“Black Power” Stokely Carmichael

“A More Perfect Union” President Obama

Unit Three: Beginning the Research Project
Mon – Feb 15 Essay One Peer Review Rough Draft of Essay One Due 
Wed– Feb 17  Essay One Peer Review Expository Essay Due Friday, February 19, 2016 by 11:59 pm via Dropbox
Mon – Feb 22 Discuss assigned reading and Annotated Bibliography and Research Project  Everything’s an Argument Chapters 7, 8, and 9
Wed – Feb 24 Discuss assigned reading  Everything’s an Argument Chapters 10 and 11
Mon – Feb 29  Catch-up Day
Wed – Mar 3








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