Category Archive: Basic Writing

Dec 02

Basic Writing Final Exam Notes

For your final exam, I will give you 5 possible topics. You need to choose one, and write a paragraph. There is one opinion topic, one causes topic, one effects topic, and two comparison topics Criteria à Form (Topic sentence, support, concluding sentences)        à Content (do you have enough support? Quality of support?)        …

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Aug 19

Basic Writing Fall 2019 Homework Schedule

Basic Writing Fall 2019 Homework Schedule Week Homework 1 Self Intro 2 Corrections 4 Write 5 topic sentences (link to topics on website) 5 6 Corrections Write a descriptive paragraph about your favorite place 7 corrections  8  Write a paragraph about an important person 10 Write a persuasive paragraph about a trend or an opinion …

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Oct 01

Possible topics for Opinion Writing

Here are some possible topics for your paragraph:

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Sep 13

Don’t say ‘Very’ (Make your Writing More Interesting

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Aug 26

Common Errors

Common Errors These are some of the most common errors

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Jun 01

My Schedule, Fall 2019

  Prof. Campigotto’s schedule for Fall 2019   Time Monday Wednesday Thurs Fri 1 9:20-10:10   AW   BC Majors (4111) 2 10:20-11:10 AW (4111) 3 11:20-12:10         4 12:20-13:10 Cafe Cafe   5 13:20-14:10 Café   Cafe   BW (1102) PBC (2107) 6 14:20-15:10   7 15:20-16:10 BC (2107) BC (2107) …

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Mar 02

Basic Writing Syllabus

Basic Writing  (Fall  2019)   I.   Professor Information                                                                                                                                         Office Hours Professor: Kevin Campigotto Office: Da-san-goan 512 Office phone:  033-730-0237                                                 Other times by request E-mail: Website:           Course Description This course is designed to improve your basic writing skills. Throughout the course, we will focus on different types of …

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Aug 27

How to Write an E-mail Activity

Here  is a good activity that shows how to write a proper e-mail

Aug 27

Corrections Example


When you send me back your corrections, this is what it should look like:    

May 10

Opinion / Persuasive Paragraph Topics

Here are some possible topics for your paragraph:

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Feb 15

What is an ‘A’ Student

Criteria of Students Grades   An     ‘A’ student – Never misses a class and is never late, always has their textbook – Speaks only English in class – Always does their homework and does well on tests – Never uses their smart phone, checks their smart phone, texts, etc. – Does not need …

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Nov 19

Comparison Essay Topics

HERE are the comparison essay topics

Nov 12

Descriptive Essay Topics

You can find a list of Descritpive Essay Topics HERE

Aug 15


Welcome to the companion site for Professor Campigotto’s classes. Syllabuses and other documents will be uploaded shortly.

Mar 07

MLA Sample Page

MLA first page

Here is an example of how ALL homework submitted for this class should be formatted.