Humanities 100: Creative and Critical Thinking at Green River College Hosted at

Fall 2015 Sections 5043 and 5047 Sept 21st to Dec 11th

Winter 2016 Sections 4699 and 4703 January 4th to March 18th.  Registration Open November 2nd.

Welcome Fall 2015 students. Read left to right, top to bottom on all pages (like a book) and follow all links as the quarter progresses.  Carefully read the summary below before moving on. Print the summary for future reference. You need not access this website through Angel or Canvas.  The course is on this web site and does not require a password or a course book.

How It Works (General Overview of Internet Instruction Procedures)

Course Guide    Syllabus   Quote Resources  Writing Resources


Humanities 100:  Creative and Critical Thinking Course Summary

  • There are six due dates and eleven weeks  of assignments (homework) the student needs to be concerned about.  For fall quarter they are:

Check in email due by September 25th.
Smith1-3-- All three weeks in one attached document file. Due Monday, October 12th.
Smith4-6 (attached file). Due Monday, November 2nd.
Smith7-9 (attached file). Due Monday, November 23rd.
Smith10  (attached file). Due Monday, November 30th.
Smith11  (attached file). Due Monday December 7th.

  • Each week (1-9) consists of THREE different assignments, including a Reading Review, a Writing Assignment, and a Quote Commentary regarding the Week's topic.  The topics are described in the syllabus and course guide linked at the Humanities 100 Home Page.

Reading Review: Read the selected material for the week.  Write a critical review (around 500 words).  Make sure to quote from the material within your review.

Writing Assignment:  Follow the specific instructions for each week’s writing assignment.

Quote Commentary:   Choose and critically evaluate a quote that is directly related to the week's topic using any list.  Write at least 100 words.

  • Save each set of assignments, for example the first three weeks 1-3, in the same  document file.  If you are not using Microsoft Word, save your documents as rtf (rich text format).

                Attach your document (file) to an email and submit by the due date noted above and in the course guide.

1. Send to

2. The email subject line should read: Humanities 100

3. Email should include a formal salutation:  Dear Dr. Casad,

4. Use appropriate language in the body of the email:  “The attached file is the first set of assignments for Humanities 100, etc.”

5. Close your email with a proper close:  Sincerely, John Smith

  • Grading and Late Assignments:

Response time:  You will receive a response within 3 days of an assignment due date.   If you do not receive a response, inquire immediately to

Grading:  Reading Reviews can receive as much as 3 points, Writing Assignments 4 points,  and Quote Commentaries 3 points for a total of 10 points per week, a total of 100 points for all 10 weeks, with 4 possible extra credit points for Week 11.  Points are marked in the returned homework.

Grading Scale: Over the course of the quarter, you can accumulate 106 points if you do the extra credit. The points will produce a decimal grade like this: 106-97(4.0), 96(3.9), 95(3.8), 94(3.7), 93(3.6), 92(3.5), 91(3.4), 90(3.3), 89(3.2), 88(3.1), 87(3.0), 86(2.9)...67(1.0). See also Grades.

Late Assignments:   Late homework will not be marked or returned so be sure to submit all work before or by 11:59 pm on the published due dates. 

Move on to the Course Home page.  Click on the link below.


Humanities 100 Home Page

 Thanks to Martin Longe