Composition 1A and 1B

 

Instructor Valerie Frankel, MFA

              

 

Office Hours:

Faculty Offices Building (FO) 224

Monday and Wednesday 11-12 or by appointment.   

Email me (preferred) or leave a message at 924-4512

 

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SJSU WRITING CENTER
Location: Clark Hall, Suite 126
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:30PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Call for appts. 408-924-2308
www.sjsu.edu/writingcenter

Syllabus: English 1A Spring 2009

Syllabus: English 1B, Spring 2009

Sample Essay Harry Potter and the Redefinition of the Hero’s Journey (includes proper MLA and citations)

Sample Essay Reinventing Eve: Bible and Myth Reborn in Harry Potter and His Dark Materials

EXTRA CREDIT

RESEARCH PAPER HELP (English 1B)

English 1A and 1B HELP

The Oxford English Dictionary: word origins

THE WAVE, FAIRY TALES, AND OTHER BOOKS

The Rules for a Perfect Paper

Online Research Sites

The best MLA format guide

MLA format

Auto Crit: The AutoCrit Editing Wizard analyzes your manuscript, looking for a wide collection of writing errors and weaknesses.

Recommended Reading-- classics and proper sources

Grammar Games

Writing and Grammar Tips

Vocabulary Games

For ELL: Idioms (preposition choice) and Diction (easily confused words) 

Extra In Class Essay Prompts (in case you need practice outlining or finding examples.)

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