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   English B53:  Reading, Reasoning, and Writing                                                                         

      Fall 2014 Course Guidelines    

     Fall 2014 Course Calendar   


  
   Writing Assignment Topics     &     Rules for Revisions 
                                                                             

                                                                                      

 Class Handouts                       Writer's Reference Homework                   PowerPoint Lectures        

 

Required Texts:                                                        

                          

Hacker, Diana  and Nancy Sommers. A Writer's Reference with Exercises. 7th Edition  (ISBN: 978-0-312-60147-8)  

Kovic, Ron.
Born on the Fourth of July. Akashic Books. 2005 Edition  (ISBN: 978-1-888451-78-8)

O'Brien, Tim. The Things They Carried. 2009 Edition  (ISBN: 978-0-618-70641-9)

Any College Level Dictionary (as recent as possible)  

*Born on the Fourth of July 1989 movie, directed by Oliver Stone & starring Tom Cruise,  (on DVD & streaming on NetFlix)
optional but recommended

 

Videos & Multimedia:

Draft Dodgers

Map of British Imperialism

Jeff Bliss Teaching Lesson

Ron Kovic Addressing War Resistors

Ron Kovic 2009                   

The Last Patrol Clip #1                                         

The Last Patrol Clip #2

The Last Patrol Clip #4

Ron Kovic & Bruce Springsteen


   


Online Writing Resources: 

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary        4 Prewriting Strategies    Prewriting Power Point

Writing Lab and Grammar Help          Writing for College

Grammar Girl: Quick & Dirty Tips       A Short Guide to Writing in College

A Guide to Grammar and Writing 

 


 

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