Weekly Schedule

Credit: 1/2 Prerequisites: None
Weeks: 6Attendance: 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, conModern Literature Session 2tact your mentor and your instructor IMMEDIATELY!

For the first three (3) weeks of this course, you will focus on the book Samurai Shortstop by Alan Gratz. For the last three (3) weeks of this course, you will focus on the book Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer. Please review the weekly assignment schedule below.


 

Week 1 - Samurai Shortstop

To complete Week 1 assignments for Samurai Shortstop by Alan Gratz, you must read Chapters 1 - 10.

Assignments Percentage
Assignment #1: Discussion Topic 1 37.5%
Assignment #2: Reading Assignment Part 1 31.25%
Assignment #3: Reading Assignment Part 2 31.25%

 

Week 2 - Samurai Shortstop (Continued)

To complete Week 2 assignments for Samurai Shortstop by Alan Gratz, you must read Chapters 11 - 13.

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

 

Week 3 - Samurai Shortstop (Continued)

To complete Week 3 assignments for Samurai Shortstop by Alan Gratz, you must read Chapters 24 - 38.

Assignments Percentage
Assignment #7: Discussion Topic 3 19.35%
Assignment #8: Reading Assignment Part 5 16.13%
Assignment #9: Reading Assignment Part 6 16.13%
Assignment #10: Project - Essay 48.39%

 

Week 4 - Life As We Knew It

To complete Week 4 assignments for Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer, you must read Chapters 1 - 8.

Assignments Percentage
Assignment #1: Discussion Topic 1 37.5%
Assignment #2: Reading Assignment Part 1 31.25%
Assignment #3: Reading Assignment Part 2 31.25%

 

Week 5 - Life As We Knew It (Continued)

To complete Week 5 assignments for Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer, you must read Chapters 9 - 14.

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

 

Week 6 - Life As We Knew It (Continued)

To complete Week 6 assignments for Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer, you must read Chapters 15 - 21 (end).

Assignments Percentage
Assignment #7: Discussion Topic 3 19.05%
Assignment #8: Reading Assignment Part 5 15.87%
Assignment #9: Reading Assignment Part 6 15.87%
Assignment #10: Project – Essay/Journal 47.62%
Course Evaluation Assignment* 1.59%