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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Assignments for Sept 21 - Sept 28

Thursday September 21: Return to class. Bring with you your topic for Paper #2, as well as whatever work you have done on it -- research notes, outline, first paragraphs, whatever.

Tuesday Sept 26: Read these two articles, both of which may be found via your Boreham Library link: "Why Doesn't My Child Sleep?" by Kevin Nguyen and Zafer Soultan; and "Sleep Hygiene and Melatonin Treatment for Children and Adolescents With ADHD and Initial Insomnia," by Margaret D. Weiss and Michael B. Wasdell. Summarized and evaluate, both as sources and as arguments.

Thursday, September 28: Read Cats Are Ruthless Killers: Should They Be Killed? Summarized and evaluate, both as a source and as an argument.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Return to Class on Thursday September 21

Hey, y'all!

Don't forget we come back to class on Thursday, September 21.

Bring with you your topic for Paper #2, as well as whatever work you have done on it -- research notes, outline, first paragraphs, whatever.

See you then!

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Assignments August 31 - September 19

Thursday August 31: Read, summarize, and evaluate this article.

"Giving Money to Everyone," The Economist

Also, bring the first page of your paper #1 to class with you -- typed, in MLA format.
SPECIAL NOTE: The 9.30 section of this class will start at 10:00 on Thursday August 31.

Tuesday September 5: Paper #1 is due by 2:00 p.m.. Turn in both your paper and the source you are summarizing / evaluating. You may email the paper to or bring it by my office.

Tuesday September 5 through Tuesday September 19: Conferences in my office. Class will not meet. Use this time for revising Paper 1 and to start work on Paper #2.

Paper #2 information is here

Paper #2 Information

ENG 1213 / UA Fort Smith / Jennings
Second Paper Assignment

Due Date: This paper is due by 2:00 p.m. on October 17.

Length: 4-10 pages.

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Assignments for August 22 - Sept 5

Tuesday August 22: Introduction

Thursday August 24: Read, summarize, and evaluate this article. Remember there will be a quiz!

What if We Just Gave People Money?

ENGL 1213 First Paper Information

ENGL 1213 / 2017/ Jennings
Paper #1 Summary / Evaluation

Due Date: A draft of this paper is due on September 5. You’ll turn in both the paper itself and either a copy of your source or a link to your source. Remember, this draft will not be graded – you will meet with me in one-on-one conferences, and we will discuss any revisions your paper needs at that time.

1213: Syllabus

University of ArkansasFort Smith

5210 Grand Avenue
P.O. Box 3649
Fort Smith, AR 72913


General Syllabus

English 1213: Freshman English 2

Credit Hours: 3
Pre-Requisite: ENGL 1203     

Instructor: Dr. Kelly Jennings
Office: Vines 139           
Office Hours:  Office Hours: TR 7.30-9.30; R 3.30-5.25; Or by appointment
Phone: 788-7907