Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Books to purchase for ESL 863

Author's last name: Nist Title of textbook: Advancing Vocabulary Skills, Short Version Edition: 4th ISBN: 9781591941941 Author's last name: Langan Title of Textbook: Ten Steps to Advancing College Reading Skills Edition: 5th ISBN: 9781591942009 Make sure to purchase student versions of these textbooks. They should not have any comments or answers in any of the exercises. If they do, you'll need to purchase new textbooks at the start of class.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Homework for Week 16 (12/10 & 12/12)

Legend IVS = Improving Vocabulary Skills: Short Version (4th edition) 10 Steps = Ten Steps to Improving College Reading Skills (5th edition) LOTF = Lilies of the Field Homework for Monday, 12/10 1) Come to my office and pick up your portfolio. I'll be there from 7:30 a.m. to 8:10 a.m. Class will begin at 8:15 a.m. on Monday. 2) IVS = Continue to review Unit 4 for the final exam. Make sure you have a scantron and pencil. 3) LOTF = Quiz on Chapters 6 and 7. Go online to take the quiz. It's due at the beginning of class on Monday, 12/10. 3) 10 Steps = Complete Chapter 8: Purpose and Tone (pages 319-362). 4) 10 Steps = Begin Chapter 9: Arugment (pages 363-398). 5) Today, you'll take a skills test that's worth 10 points. You won't be permitted to use a dictionary. Homework for Wednesday, 12/12 * 1) IVS = Unit 4 quiz today. 2) 10 Steps = Finish Chapter 9: Arugment (pages 363-398). 3) 10 Steps = Begin Chapter 10: Critical Reading (pages 399-442). NOTES FINAL EXAM Final exam will be Wednesday, 12/12 and you'll be given 1 hour to complete it. The final will be IVS, Unit 4 vocabulary. Study all 50 words in this unit since you will be tested on 25 of them. This will be the final test you take in this class. * This day's homework may change during our Monday class, so check this website every Monday and Wednesday for your most current homework assignment.

LOTF / Chapters 6 & 7


Here is the Chapters 6 & 7 quiz for Lilies of the Field. The quiz is available for you to take from today until until just before class begins on Monday, 12/10.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dEJHT0hMbXBxMGtCaTc0NndZRHQ5NEE6MQ

Saturday, December 1, 2012

LOTF / Chapter 5 quiz

Here is the Chapter 5 quiz for Lilies of the Field. The quiz is available for you to take from toda until until just before class begins on Wednesday, 12/5.



https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dEVqOWswZFU2WmpaTm5CMTljQ0pIbEE6MQ

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Homework for Week 15 (12/3 & 12/5)

Legend
IVS = Improving Vocabulary Skills: Short Version (4th edition)
10 Steps = Ten Steps to Improving College Reading Skills (5th edition)
LOTF = Lilies of the Field

Homework for Monday, 12/3
1) IVS = Complete Chapter 19 and do the first two exercises of Chapter 20 (pages 110-115).
2) LOTF = Complete Chapter 6 study guide.
3) 10 Steps = Complete Chapter 7: Infereces (pages 294-318).
4) 10 Steps = Begin Chapter 8: Purpose and Tone (pages 319-336).

Homework for Wednesday, 12/5 *
1) IVS = Finish Chapter 20 and Unit 4 review exercises (pages 119-126).
2) 10 Steps = Chapter 7 quiz in class today.
3) 10 Steps = Finish Chapter 8: Purpose and Tone (pages 337-362).
4) LOTF = Finish Chapter 7 study guide. You'll take the quiz for Lilies, Chapters 6 & 7 online this weekend. The deadline is Monday, 12/10 before class starts at 8 a.m.
5) Portfolio is due today. See note below. 

NOTES
PORTFOLIO
Your portfolio is due Wednesday, 12/5. It must be organized. It should include all handouts, assignments, and graded work for the entire term. If you have any questions, please ask. This assignment is worth 100 points. You will be leaving your binder with Mrs. Woerner for the weekend, so ensure that there's nothing in it that you need.

FINAL EXAM
Final exam will be Wednesday, 12/12 and you'll be given 1 hour to complete it. The final will be IVS, Unit 4 vocabulary. Study all 50 words in this unit since you will be tested on 25 of them. This will be the final test you take in this class.

* This day's homework may change during our Monday class, so check this website every Monday and Wednesday for your most current homework assignment.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

LOTF / Chapter 4 Quiz

Here is the Chapter 4 quiz for Lilies of the Field. The quiz is available for you to take from Tuesday, 11/20 until just before class begins on Monday, 11/26.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGpkNHZuX0V2U0Q1VHN4TGtxcmhrOHc6MQ

Monday, November 19, 2012

Homework for Week 14 (11/26 & 11/28)

Legend
IVS = Improving Vocabulary Skills: Short Version (4th edition)
10 Steps = Ten Steps to Improving College Reading Skills (5th edition)
LOTF = Lilies of the Field
 
 
Homework for Monday, 11/26
1) IVS = Complete Chapter 16 and do the first two exercises of Chapter 17 (pages 98-103).
2) LOTF = Complete most of the Chapter 5 study guide (Questions 1 - 50).  We'll discuss your answers on Monday!
3) 10 Steps = Continue to work on Chapter 6: Relationships II (221 - 272). Complete the Review Tests 3 - 4 and the Mastery Exericses (pages 244 - 264).  
4) 10 Steps = Complete the extra practice for Chapters 5 and 6 (pages 265 - 272).

Homework for Wednesday, 11/28 *
1) IVS = Finish Chapter 17 and begin Chapter 18 (pages 104-109).
2) 10 Steps = Chapter 6 quiz in class today.
3) 10 Steps = Begin Chapter 7, Inferences. Complete all exercises on pages 273 - 293.
3) LOTF = Finish Chapter 5 study guide. You'll take the quiz online this weekend. The deadline is Monday, 12/3 before class starts at 8 a.m.

NOTES

PORTFOLIO
Your portfolio is due Wednesday, 12/5. It must be organized. It should include all handouts, assignments, and graded work for the entire term. If you have any questions, please ask. This assignment is worth 100 points. You will be leaving your binder with Mrs. Woerner for the weekend, so ensure that there's nothing in it that you need.

FINAL EXAM
Final exam will be Wednesday, 12/12 and you'll be given 1 hour to complete it. The final will be IVS, Unit 4 vocabulary. Study all 50 words in this unit since you will be tested on 25 of them. This will be the final test you take in this class.
* This day's homework may change during our Monday class, so check this website every Monday and Wednesday for your most current homework assignment.