Updated Nov. 17th.
- Write a review (like an Amazon review) of a book, story, movie, song or article that you feel strongly about (either you love it or you hate it).
- This is a draft, so you do not need to write a complete 5-paragraph essay
- It can be typed or hand-written.
- Bring it to class next time (Friday, Nov. 30th – no class next week).
- Do not email it to me.
- the title or name of the original source
- a short summary of the contents
- your opinion or recommendation with your reasons
- “Work cited”, properly formatted in the MLA style (see here for an overview in English)
- Videos in Japanese on how to use MSWord’s bibliography and citation functions: https://www.sheffnersweb.net/blogs/classblogs/kpu/academic-writing-resources/
- Update: Email me your preferences about the Essay #4 Class Collection (see below).
- Update: Option: email me your answers to the questions in today’s class (see below). I do not take attendance, but I do count the work you hand in.
- Complete the following sentences:
- The title of your persuasive essay should_________________________
- In academic essays, avoid rh________ q__________s
- All claims must be ______________ by ______________
- If you refer to a survey, article, institution, figure or date, you must ____________ the r____________ to the original s____________ .
- All ref______________ must be listed in your b__________________y at the end of your essay, and formatted according to the _______ style.
- Please select your option and complete the following statements (let me know by email if you did not tell me in class):
- I want / do not want a digital copy of the class collection of Essay #4
- I agree / do not agree to allow my essay #4 to appear in that collection.
- I agree / do not agree to allow my name to appear on my essay.
- I agree / do not agree to allow my essays written in Academic Writing II, 2018 to be used by Mr. Sheffner in the future, including for publication.
- Read the “Work Cited” at the end of the sample essay in the textbook (p. 114).
- Write similar “works cited” for the articles 2 and 3 in the textbook, pp. 162 and 164, using the information given on those pages.
- Skim through the sample essay on p. 113-4, and copy out the 4 sentences that refer to the original article (the one listed in the “works cited” section on p. 114). (For more examples, see here: http://bit.ly/OWLMLAin-text )
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