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Weekly Schedule

 Credit: ½    Prerequisites: None
 Weeks: 6   Attendance:  Mandatory Weekly Attendance

For this course, you will read 2 books: Winterdance by Gary Paulsen and The Big Burn by Jeanette Ingold. You will be given 3 weeks to complete the readings and assignments for each book. Below you will find a week-by-week breakdown showing which assignments must be completed during each week. Your work will be checked within three days of submission so both you and your instructor will be better able to keep track of your progress.

If you start to fall behind on any of your work, contact your mentor and your instructor immediately!

Winterdance

For the first three (3) weeks for this course, you will focus on the book Winterdance by Gary Paulsen. 50% of your grade is based on the work you do on this book. Please review the weekly assignment breakdown below. Click on the week title to go directly to that week’s assignments.


 Week 1 - Winterdance

 To complete Week 1 assignments for Winterdance, by Gary Paulsen, you must read through page 71:"Dogs From Hell."

Assignments Percentage
Assignment #1: Prereading Discussion 24%
Assignment #2: Discussion Topic 2 24%
Assignment #3: Reading Assignment Part 1 26%
Assignment #4: Reading Assignment Part 2 26%

 Week 2 - Winterdance

 To complete Week 2 assignments for Winterdance  by Gary Paulsen, you must read pp. 72-173: “Major Wrecks” through “Finger Lake”.

Assignments Percentage
Assignment #5: Reading Assignment Part 3 25.67%
Assignment #6: Discussion Topic 3 23%
Assignment #7: Reading Assignment Part 4 25.66%
Assignment #8: Reading Assignment Part 5 26.67%

 Week 3 - Winterdance

 To complete Week 3 assignments for Winterdance  by Gary Paulsen, you must read from page 174: "Rainy Pass" to the end.

Assignments Percentage
Assignment #9: Reading Assignment Part 6 20%
Assignment #10: Reading Assignment Part 7 20%
Assignment #11: Discussion Topic 4 15%
Assignment #12: Individual Project Essay 45%

The Big Burn

For the last  three (3) weeks of this course you will focus on the book The Big Burn
by Jeanette Ingold. 50% of your grade is based on the work you do on this book.  Please review the weekly assignment breakdown below. Click on the week title to go directly to that week’s assignments.

 Week 4 - The Big Burn

To Complete Week 4 assignments for The Big Burn by Jeanette Ingold, you must read through page 60: “Homestead off Placer Creek, July 16, Afternoon”.

Assignments Percentage
Assignment #1: Prereading Discussion 24%
Assignment #2: Discussion Topic 2 24%
Assignment #3: Reading Assignment Part 1 26%
Assignment #4: Reading Assignment Part 2 26%

 Week 5 - The Big Burn

 To Compete Week 5 assignment for The Big Burn by Jeanette Ingold, you must read pp. 61-168: “Washington State, July 23, Afternoon” through “North of the St. Joe River, August 19, Evening”.

Assignments Percentage
Assignment #5: Discussion Topic 3 22%
Assignment #6: Reading Assignment Part 3 26%
Assignment #7: Reading Assignment Part 4 26%
Assignment #8: Reading Assignment Part 5 26%

 Week 6 - The Big Burn

 To complete Week 6 assignments for The Big Burn by Jeanette Ingold, you must read pp. 171: “ Wallace, August 20, Evening”  to the end.

Assignments Percentage
Assignment #9: Reading Assignment Part 6 20%
Assignment #10: Reading Assignment Part 7 20%
Assignment #11: Discussion Topic 4 15%
Assignment #12: Individual Project Essay 45%