Paper 1, “The Conduct of Life”
First-graded draft is due Mon., Jan. 31
Final draft is due Mon., Feb. 14
Assignment: Choose one of the following prompts to write on.
Make sure that regardless what prompt that you chose that your paper presents a comparison and emphasizes that comparison.
Papers will be
In 12pt. Times New Roman
Papers will include
quotes from both the play and the secondary material
a works-cited page (numbered but not counted as one of your 4-10 pages)
If the draft does not fulfill these requirements, the paper will not be read and will be given 50pts out of 100. Late papers will not be accepted unless approved in advance.
Jan. 12--go over syllabus
Jan. 14—go over paper 1 and late paper policy
h.w. purchase Plays by Maria Irene Fornes and bring to Friday’s class
Jan. 17—MLK Day—no school
Jan. 19--read play
h.w. finish reading play and complete worksheet
Jan. 21--discuss play
h.w. read secondary material
Jan. 24--discuss secondary material and go over organization,
h.w. bring MLA Handbook to Monday’s class
Jan. 26—go over quoting
Jan. 28—go over quoting and review assignment perimeters
h.w. first-graded draft
Jan. 31—first-graded draft of paper 1 due, peer review
Feb 2—peer review
h.w. peer review
Feb. 4—no class
Feb. 7—peer review
Feb. 9—return peer review, peer review
Feb. 11—peer review
Feb. 14—final draft paper 1 due
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