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Assignment Schedule

Fri., Sept. 3

Welcome to WR100 & Introduction to Portfolios

Shakespeare’s Life & Theater

In-class self-assessment.

 

Mon., Sept. 6 – No Classes

 

Weds., Sept. 8

Shakespeare on the Internet

F.E.A.T. Sources

Due: 1st Journal Entry: Internet Assignment

Read They Say/I Say pp. 1-29

 

Fri., Sept. 10

Peer Discussion of Basilikon Doron Assignment

Due: Basilikon Doron Assignment

Read Basilikon Doron, The True Law of Free Monarchies, & A Speech…at Whitehall (in Macbeth, pp. 211-219)

Read They/I pp. 30-41

 

Mon., Sept. 13

Due: 2nd Journal Entry

Read Act I-II of Macbeth

 

Weds., Sept. 15

In-Class Writing: Close read a passage from Act III

Due: Read Act III of Macbeth

Read They/I pp. 42-51

 

Fri., Sept. 17

Peer Review of Paper Draft

Due: Draft of Basilikon Doron Paper (bring hard copy or laptop for Peer Review)

Read They/I pp. 55-77

 

Mon., Sept. 20

Due: 3rd Journal Entry

Read Act IV of Macbeth

 


Weds., Sept. 22

Due: Read Act V of Macbeth

 

Fri., Sept. 24

Time-Traveling Shakespeare

In-Class Writing: Respond to the idea that “Shakespeare is For All Time.”

Due: Watch “The Shakespeare Code” episode of Doctor Who

Read They/I pp. 78-91

 

Mon., Sept. 27

Digication Workshop: Bring Laptops

Due: Final Draft of Basilikon Doron Paper

Read They/I pp. 92-120

 

Weds., Sept. 29

Due: Read Act I of The Tempest

 

Fri., Oct. 1

Due: Read Act II of The Tempest

Read They/I pp. 121-128

 

Mon., Oct. 4

Due: 4th Journal Entry

Read Act III-IV of The Tempest

 

Weds., Oct. 6

Due: Read Act V of The Tempest

 

Thurs., Oct. 7

Last day to drop without a “W”

 

Fri., Oct. 8

Prospero vs. Caliban: Conflicting Social Philosophies

Due: First Draft of Paper Two (due via email or on Digication)

Read excerpts from Utopia and Marx (online)

Read They/I pp. 129-138

 


Tues., Oct. 12 – Monday Schedule

In-Class Writing: Describe a dystopian work – art, film, video game, book, etc. – and explain WHY it is dystopian

Due: 5th Journal Entry

Read Dystopia articles

 

Weds., Oct. 13

Due: Watch We Live in Public

Read They/I pp. 145-155

 

Fri., Oct. 15

Terrorism and the Gunpowder Plot

In-Class Writing: What is “terrorism”?

Due: Read excerpts from Faith & Treason (online)

 

Mon., Oct. 18

Graphic Novels

Due: 6th Journal Entry

Read Book One, Chapters 1-7 of V for Vendetta

 

Weds., Oct. 20

Due: Read Book One Chapters 8-11, Book Two Chapters 1-3 of V for Vendetta

 

Fri., Oct. 22

Peer Review Workshop

Due: Draft of Paper Two for Peer Review (hard copy or laptop)

Read They/I pp. 156-174

 

Mon., Oct. 25

Due: 7th Journal Entry

Read Book Two Chapters 4-11 of V for Vendetta

 

Weds., Oct 27

Due: Read Book Two Chapters 12-14, Book Three Chapters 1-4 of V for Vendetta

 


Fri., Oct. 29

Due: Final of Paper Two (via email or Digication)

Read Book Three Chapters 5-11 of V for Vendetta

 

Mon., Nov. 1

Due: 8th Journal Entry: Pick a difference between the graphic novel and the film and discuss what was changed and why.

1st Annotated Bibliography Entry

Watch film of V for Vendetta

 

Weds., Nov. 3

In-Class Writing: Is there anything positive about Eugenics in either theory or practice?

Due: Read articles on Nietzsche and Eugenics (online) 

 

Fri., Nov. 5

Due: Read Brave New World Chapters 1-2

Last day to drop a class with a ‘W’

 

Mon., Nov. 8

Peer Review Workshop

Due: Prospectus for Paper Three (hard copy or laptop AND email/Digication)

Read They/I pp. 175-192

 

Weds., Nov. 10

Due: Read Brave New World Chapters 3-4

 

Fri., Nov. 12

Due: Read Brave New World Chapters 5-6

 

Mon., Nov. 15

In-Class Writing: Is this world a Utopia or Dystopia?

Due: 9th Journal Entry

2nd Annotated Bibliography Entry

Read Brave New World Chapters 7-8

 


Weds., Nov. 17

Due: Read Brave New World Chapters 9-10 

 

Fri., Nov. 19

Due: 3rd Annotated Bibliography Entry

Read Brave New World Chapters 11-12

 

Mon., Nov. 22

Peer Review Workshop

Due: Draft of Paper Three (hard copy or laptop)*

*MUST visit instructor’s office hours for teacher comments on draft of Paper Three before Final version is due (copy must show changes from peer review draft) 

 

Weds., Nov. 24-Sun., Nov. 28: Thanksgiving Break

 

Mon., Nov. 29

Due: 10th Journal Entry

Read Brave New World Chapters 13-18

 

Weds., Dec. 1

Peer Review Workshop

Due: Portfolio Draft (laptop)

 

Fri., Dec. 3

Workshop

Due: 4th Annotated Bibliography Entry

 

Mon., Dec. 6

Workshop

 

Weds., Dec. 8

Workshop

Due: Final Paper Three

 

Fri., Dec. 10

Course Evaluations

Due: Final Portfolio

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