Lesson Plans
College Academic Writing 3rd Q 15.16 Lesson Plans
Week: 01/11/2016 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
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Monday:
Supporting strategies--review "Comparing and Contrasting" 653-658; review the list;

which strategies appear in Duncan: for any eight paragraphs, re-read and list strategies and the paragraphs in which they appear; due beginning of the period Wednesday

Information access and the concept paper--the Points of View Reference Center (via SMSU Library <http://smsu.edu/library/> -> A to Z Database List -> the "P-S" tab; the topics and subtopics and works cited/bibliographies, other features

list three topics/subtopics you might be interested in from the Points of View Reference Center, list two promising bibliographic entries for each of the three (author), due beginning of the class Wednesday

list three topics/subtopics not at the Points of View Reference Center, for each of the three, identify a question you have regarding the topic/subtopic, for two, use keywords at Academic Search Premier limited with a Boolean and full text and list two promising articles, due beginning of the class Wednesday

Characteristics of the explaining a concept paper--126-135

Read another explain a concept paper example: Ngo 132-135, consider for Wednesday (take notes): How well does the writer serve the readers needs and interests? Are there any questions you have? Ideas that you would like to see developed further? Are the sources believable and at the right level for a university audience? How well are sources used and integrated?

Tuesday:
Workshop

Wednesday:
Discuss the importance of chosen subject/topic/subtopic (which is the focus of the quarter, discuss options; subject/topic/subtopic selection due beginning of the period Friday

Discuss Ngo--How well does the writer serve the readers needs and interests? Are there any questions you have? Ideas that you would like to see developed further? Are the sources believable and at the right level for a university audience? How well are sources used and integrated?

Using sources--avoiding plagiarism: giving credit for words as well as ideas and structures, what doesn't need attribution; read 755-756 bottom

Register with Bedford St. Martin: <http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/exercisecentral/Exercises/QuizHome/8>

do exercise Writing with Sources -> Avoiding plagiarism in MLA style -> 849 and 850, due beginning of the period Friday

Thursday:
Help with accessing Bedford St. Martin

Reading for Friday: summarizing/paraphrasing/quoting 756-764 bottom

Friday:
Quoting/paraphrasing/quoting--review definitions; consider signal words for introducing paraphrase/quotes

at <http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/exercisecentral/Exercises/QuizHome/8>

do exercise Summarizing sources -> Summarizing sources -> 767

do exercise Summarizing sources -> Summarizing sources MLA style ->845

do exercise Paraphrasing sources -> Paraphrasing sources -> 864

do exercise Quotations -> Quotations versus paraphrases -> 212

Read Kluger--list the topics, the big ideas, and how he arrives at them, read with a pen; due beginning of class Monday

 
 
 
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