Tag Archives: Research Writing

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 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: 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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R&W: Note taking + Research Writing

We used our Cornell notes taken regarding the assigned Freakonomics chapter to first share with those with the same chapter excerpt before breaking up to jigsaw with other chapters and complete the collaboration exercise. From there, we went through the … Continue reading

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