Tag Archives: MLA Format

R&W: Drafting for MLA Research Essay

We had a work day in the library today to continue editing/making changes to our first draft for our second round of peer editing on an updated draft/version of your essay tomorrow. A second rough draft checked in tomorrow will … Continue reading

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R&W: MLA Research Essay Thesis and Outline Writing

Today we spent the hour working to construct your thesis for your essay as well as research for your essay. I needed to check this in by the end of the hour. Tomorrow, you should have an outline of some … Continue reading

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R&W: MLA Research Essay Help

We looked at a few sample essays today before I went through the following documents and you brainstormed your thesis for homework. The following related, helpful items are linked below: Quotation Help Brief MLA Citation Guide and a long one from OWL … Continue reading

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R&W: MLA Research Paper Intro

We first began by completing the following journal entries in our notebooks: Regarding our previous unit, what did you think of Blink? Explain. Did you enjoy your student facilitated discussions, or could they be improved in the future? How? On … Continue reading

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R&W: Wrap up to Note-taking and Blink

We finished the use of our Cornell note taker regarding the jigsawed/assigned chapters from Freakonomics before submitting both the collaboration handout and note taker together. Afterwards, we took our final Blink Ch. 6 part II quiz and did our final … Continue reading

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R&W: Source Notes, Claim, and Outline

We first had a few 20% project presentations before we got to work starting to create an outline and find/take notes on our third source. While you were working in the library/lab, I checked in your claim/notes on two sources for … Continue reading

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R&W: MLA Format and Thesis Writing

We first debriefed the website validity/intro to research PowerPoint from last night regarding ideas of importance (after/while I checked in your notes), and we did a quick journal in which you wrote down exactly that before sharing. We were going … Continue reading

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