WRITING WORKSHOP: Literary Analysis Checklist/Perelandra Essay

Perelandra Essay Assignment requirements: Read through the essay assignment lesson carefully. You should have an approved Thesis Statement, and three pages of notes for  three main points (Planning Sheets), before turning in the Final Essay. Students MUST choose one of the topics presented in the lesson. Students may not RESEARCH their topic. (See lesson.) If it is not entirely … Continue reading WRITING WORKSHOP: Literary Analysis Checklist/Perelandra Essay

WRITING WORKSHOP: Literary Analysis

Writing the Limited Literary Analysis Essay: Prewriting—Choosing a Topic: In writing about literature, the object is to say something meaningful about the work under consideration. Each of the topics below requires you to go beyond the plot of the story. Each one requires you to ponder the story, analyze it, make connections, and come to conclusions. Format: You … Continue reading WRITING WORKSHOP: Literary Analysis

WRITING WORKSHOP: Creating a PowerPoint Presentation

In this Lesson, you will learn: To understand the steps involved in planning and creating a PowerPoint (multimedia) presentation To follow these steps to create a PowerPoint (multimedia) presentation   Lesson: Creating a PowerPoint Presentation A multimedia presentation allows you to provide information in an interactive way by combining a variety of media—text, graphics, even … Continue reading WRITING WORKSHOP: Creating a PowerPoint Presentation

WRITING WORKSHOP: Thesis Statement, Sources Check, Notecards Check, Outline

are no NEW instructions for this lesson. By now, you should have PRINTED each of the three lessons: 06.04 Finding and Using Sources; 06.5 Documenting Sources; and 06.7 Writing Workshops: Research Report. Go back and re-read these as many times as necessary, to make sure you have: Used the required minimum NUMBER of SOURCES (you … Continue reading WRITING WORKSHOP: Thesis Statement, Sources Check, Notecards Check, Outline

WRITING WORKSHOP: Documenting Sources (Plagiarism, MLA style)

In this Lesson, you will learn: To document sources properly   Lesson: Documenting Sources In the last lesson, you learned about finding sources. To review, there are two basic kinds of information sources:   Source Characteristic Examples Primary   Provide direct, firsthand knowledge Letters, journals, diaries, original manuscripts, questionnaires, interviews Secondary   Provide interpretations of, … Continue reading WRITING WORKSHOP: Documenting Sources (Plagiarism, MLA style)

WRITING WORKSHOP: Finding and Using Sources

This week we begin working on two major assignments to finish out this semester: Writing a Research Report & Creating a PowerPoint Presentation. Both of these will be based on the same research. It is important to understand that you need to use all the time that you have. For example, if you finish this assignment … Continue reading WRITING WORKSHOP: Finding and Using Sources

WRITING WORKSHOP: Research Report

In this Lesson, you will learn: To produce an original Research Report ********************************************************************************************************   Lesson: Writing a Research Report Learn What It Is You have chosen your Topic. Now, it is time to write. Writing a research report gives you an opportunity to learn about a topic in depth by investigating a question or an … Continue reading WRITING WORKSHOP: Research Report

ELEMENTARY ~ Book Report Forms

BOOK REPORTS Book reports are an important tool to help teach students how to narrow down the details of the literature they read and effectively summarize the characters and main events.  When students use a book report form in a "pre-essay" format, it begins to build the student's concept of essay writing for the future.  … Continue reading ELEMENTARY ~ Book Report Forms

Formatting Using Microsoft Word

HEADER OR FOOTER A header appears at the top of every page. A footer appears at the bottom of every page. 1. On the Insert tab, in the Header & Footer group, click Header or Footer. 2. Click the header or footer design that you want. We will use “Blank” for our documents. 3. If necessary, format text … Continue reading Formatting Using Microsoft Word

Letter Format

STANDARD MARGINS   Side Margins (SM):   1” - 1.25” Top Margin (TM):   2" – 2.5” Bottom Margin (BM):   at least 1"     BASIC PARTS OF A LETTER Return Address In personal letters, the return address consists of a line for the street address and one for the city, state, and ZIP Code. In business letters, the letterhead … Continue reading Letter Format