Spring 2019 Assignments:
Assignments will be posted here as they are distributed in class. Usually approx 3 weeks before the due date.
Group Presentation Assignment: PDF download: Group_Present_Assign_UrbWrt_S19
First written paper, (same for both sections). Due Tuesday
March 2 March 5 as hard copy: no emailed papers. PDF download: Flores_Pietri_essay_Final_S19
Second written paper, (same for both sections). Due Thursday April 18 as hard copy: no emailed papers. PDF download: CntmpUrbWrt_DTRT_S19
Third (and last) written paper, (same for both sections). Due Tuesday May 7 as hard copy: no emailed papers. PDF download: CntmpUrbWrtSoledadPaper_S19
Day section in-class final exam is on Tuesday, May 21, 3:45-5:45 PM in the regular classroom.
Night section in-class final exam is on Thursday, May 16, 8-10 PM in the regular classroom.
Lehman’s ACE Center located in Old Gym 205 offers one-on-one help with citation formatting and every stage of the writing process from brainstorming/formatting ideas to a final check. They work by coaching you through the writing process. You should see them early in the process if you’ve traditionally struggles with writing or been out of school for awhile and bring your assignment sheet and any notes, outlines, or drafts with you.
The Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) is the best source online for formatting MLA and APA citations. Do not trust online citation generators or the formatting built in to word processing programs: it often screws things up.
There’s a good explainer for how to incorporate quotes into the body of your paper here at the College of Western Idaho’s writing center. It’s called the “quote sandwich” method. Sounds goofy, but it works.
For the visually inclined, here’s a video on the quote sandwich:
The Purdue OWL has a sample works cited page (how to format sources at the end of your paper) here.