LCCC English 100: SPARK Fall 2006


Overview:

English 100 prepares students for the writing demands of college level course work. Students will revisit the rules of grammar by crafting six personal essays. Students will learn how to generate a solid thesis statement, discuss topics relevant to the the thesis statement, provide examples, and craft a strong conclusion.

Week One:
Grammar Games - We will be working on two concepts using games. First, we learn the difference between independent and dependent clauses. Second, we will revisit the comma rules.

Active and Passive Voice Slideshow - Dennis Jerz, Seton Hill University

Active and Passive Verb Website - Dennis Jerz, Seton Hill University

Voices of Spoon River Interactive Fiction Game - Creative Learning Environments Lab, Utah State (thanks, Dennis Jerz, for the link)

Galatea IF Game - Emily Short (Thanks, Dennis Jerz, for the link)

Interactive Fiction Instructions - Dennis Jerz, Seton Hill University

Vocabulary Builders

Mouse Potatoes and Googling go Mainstream - Reuters (Thanks to Dennis Jerz for the link)