Welcome to ENGL101!
This week we will get to know each other and start to learn more about the writing
process and ourselves as writers. We will familiarize ourselves with the structure,
objectives, and activities of our course, and we will get comfortable with the platform
and course environment. We will begin to work with the online library and MLA format,
and we will begin reading our e-book,
by Karin Russell
Recognize and formulate the kind of writing required to respond properly to
college-level assignments, examinations, and projects.
Decipher texts for meaning.
Demonstrate proper documentation for researched writing assignments and
proper MLA format for all assignments.
By the end of this lesson, you will be able to:
Think critically about the writing process, specifically prewriting and topic
Read critically and respond to the writing of your textbook and your classmates.
Examine your writing process and your identity as a writer.
Identify the major formatting requirements of an MLA essay.
Guiding Questions & Required Reading
In preparation for this week’s reading and activities, consider these