Tentative Overview of ENG 100 Assignments

(This is the summer 2007 schedule. Please stand by for the summer 2008 version.)

(updated 2.04.08)

Assignments -- including dates, readings, and topics -- may vary to accommodate  topical

issues, special student interests, and other contingencies. Be sure to review this page regularly.


Paper 1

Paper 2

Paper 3

Paper 4/Final Exam

Paper 5/Report







June 29

(last day of instr)

Due June 25-29

Description, Narration


Cause & Effect:

Problem-solving, Persuasion

Research Paper: Using MLA Guidelines

Literary Analysis: Figurative Language in Poetry

Leadership Report

Topic: Beauty

Sample Topic: Propose a controversial, outrageous solution for a chronic problem.

Sample Topic: Interview a parent, relative, neighbor, friend, etc. for a personal perspective on a historical event.

Sample Topic:

"Chrome," a poem by Mark Rudman

Topic and Title:

What Have I Done to Provide Leadership in This Class?


Brief written report, 100 - 1000 words

Part I (chap. 1-7), chap. 21, 30, 50

Chap. 8, 9, 31, 43, 44

Part III (chap. 12-16), part IV (chap. 17)

Chap. 23, 29, 47