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Weekly Schedule

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

 For this course, you will read 2 books. 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. If you start to fall behind on any of your work, contact your mentor and your instructor
 IMMEDIATELY!

 For the first three (3) weeks of this course, you will focus on the book The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien.
 For the last three (3) weeks of this course, you will focus on the book Big Mouth & Ugly Girl by Joyce Carol Oates.
 Please review the weekly assignment breakdown below.


 Week 1 - The Things They Carried

 To complete Week 1 assignments, you must read Chapters 1 - 4.

Assignments Percentage
Assignment #1: Prereading Discussion 27.3%
Assignment #2: Discussion Topic 1 27.3%
Assignment #3: Reading Assignment Part 1 22.7%
Assignment #4: Reading Assignment Part 2 22.7%

 Week 2 - The Things They Carried (Continued)

 To complete Week 2 assignments, you must read Chapters 5 - 9.

Assignments Percentage
Assignment #5: Discussion Topic 2 37.5%
Assignment #6: Reading Assignment Part 3 31.25%
Assignment #7: Reading Assignment Part 4 31.25%

 Week 3 - The Things They Carried (Continued)

 To complete Week 3 assignments, you must read Chapters 12 - 19 (end).

Assignments Percentage
Assignment #8: Discussion Topic 3 19.4%
Assignment #9: Reading Assignment Part 5 16.1%
Assignment #10: Reading Assignment Part 6 16.1%
Assignment #11: Individual Project - Letters Home 48.4%

 Week 4 - Big Mouth & Ugly Girl

 To complete Week 4 assignments, you must read Chapters 1 - 7.

Assignments Percentage
Assignment #1: Prereading Discussion 27.3%
Assignment #2: Discussion Topic 1 27.3%
Assignment #3: Reading Assignment Part 1 22.7%
Assignment #4: Reading Assignment Part 2 22.7%

 Week 5 - Big Mouth & Ugly Girl (Continued)

 To complete Week 5 assignments, you must read Chapters 8 - 21.

Assignments Percentage
Assignment #5: Discussion Topic 2 37.5%
Assignment #6: Reading Assignment Part 3 31.25%
Assignment #7: Reading Assignment Part 4 31.25%

 Week 6 - Big Mouth & Ugly Girl (Continued)

 To complete Week 6 assignments, you must read Chapters 22 - 40 (end).

Assignments Percentage
Assignment #8: Discussion Topic 3 19.4%
Assignment #9: Reading Assignment Part 5 16.1%
Assignment #10: Reading Assignment Part 6 16.1%
Assignment #11: Individual Project - Character Maps 48.4%