She listed some of the following; primary source documents, literature (fiction), research on computer, streamline videos and social studies newspapers. She often use nonfiction leveled readers that come that came with the Social Studies book. The next part of the interview was geared toward the standards for social studies. Mrs. Hancock had a concern that the standards had too much content. She gave a fine example: Trying to cover history from Early Civilizations to the present is too much.
With critical thinking always question authority to make sure there is truth behind a story before you go and tell it to someone else. According to University of Phoenix Your College Experience (2011) Academic writing is the form of writing academically such as explanatory writing and exploratory writing. Exploratory writing helps you to freestyle write and write in your own words where as explanatory writing helps you back up your exploratory writing. Being able to distinguish the two is pretty much self
The subject of torture is being brought to the American public and citizens’ opinions are forming everywhere. To show these opinions I am conducting my own survey to go along with my paper. The survey will be a question or questions about torture, to get the thoughts of people, people chosen for my survey will be my own family and friends plus random selections from my fellow students around campus. Possible sources for my paper include books, newspaper articles and scholarly journals. My main bulk of research is from books and the books I used so far are: Being Good, Ethics, Torture in the Eighties, Report of Torture, Politics of Pain, History of Torture, Torture and Truth and War, Torture and Terrorism.
I couldn’t understand why I had to read so much in the first week. However I fought through the readings and discovered that my preferred model of argumentative writing was the classical model. I also found I could understand the appeals of the Toulmin model and the Rogerian model. With this in mind I examined the essays in the reading clusters trying to identify the use of these models. This helped me to develop both as a writer and thinker because I had to try and understand where the writers where going with their arguments and the techniques they used to appeal to their readers.
(Thesis)- Main idea of the whole essay. (Introduction) leads in Aspect (A, B, C) For body paragraphs Note: in the test you need to start the essay by referring to the title of the story, the author and the key words Homecoming by Bruce Dawe Essay-Introduction Writing the illustration- 1) Make a Point 2) Back up with evidence e.g. Quote 3) comment on the effect it has on the readers (Aspect A)- first body paragraph Transition- first sentence Topic sentence-also the first sentence Illustration- examples quotes etc opinion Poetry has endeavoured to communicate human emotion and ideas over the centuries. Bruce Dawe’s poem homecoming conveys the trauma war-stricken situations and the loss involved. The poem is based around the returning
“The Awakening” and double consciousness Kate Chopin’s “The Awakening” is one of the most influential yet controversial literary pieces of its time. It is a staple of American Literature and its breaking down of gender roles along with its unprecedented modernist views make it an essential piece to teach in this class. The journey of self-discovery Edna goes through is one that many college students and young adults can relate to; the search for balance between what society asks of us and our personal desires and dreams. Chopin’s story represents a struggle we can all learn from in some way. The first lesson that students can take from this story is acknowledgment of societal control gender roles placed on people.
Matt Sotl 3/28/08 Quarterly Reading Essay Period 1-2 Mr.S Comparison of 2 tragedies’ In books and novels, there is a predominate theme that plays a large toll on the books purpose. When two books are similar like these two books, it is hard to figure out why it is that he books are alike but it takes so long to figure out the plot differences. That is why you actually have to analyze the books afterwards. The author of The Things They Carried has very good ways of showing us what the true reason of the books should be. He put in the fact in one of the paragraphs that he was “unclear” about whether or not he actually threw a grenade and killed a man out side” said O’Brien.
Please put papers in the faculty mailbox, located in the HSSB 4001. Remember to attach rough draft. SOME TIPS ON HOW TO READ FOR THIS COURSE Read for argument. Determine the author’s major themes and main argument. Read the introduction with particular care, because this is often where scholars present their theses, set forth the questions they want to answer, and outline the structure of their argument.
In the analysis step I analyzed the arguments of the topics by writing down the controversies surrounding the issue and writing the claims of the topic. Other key steps taken to design the research question was to create an outline with bullet points to structure my argument. These steps are very similar to what scholars and professional writers do to write a research paper. Every writer must start by familiarizing themselves with the topic by researching from reliable sources. Professional writers must use reliable sources because it is very important to provide the reader with accurate information.
Reid thinks the main purpose for writing is writing for real life. Write what you know and are curious and passionate about so that you can show not just tell. She believes that those rules are not universally true. When situation changes, suppose we are writing for a newspaper, rules are not appropriate under such situations. And although writing is hard because there are thousands of rules to follow, we are encouraged to set aside those so-called rules, write rhetorically, make a breakthrough and try something new.