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

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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

SELF-PUBLISHING: Featured Author ~ Joi Pfost

ABOUT TODAY'S FEATURED AUTHOR: Joi Pfost lives in Elgin, Oregon with her husband and 4 children, ages 15, 16, 18 & 19. Joi has been supporting some orphaned teens, a Pastor and his family and some widows and their orphans in Uganda for years. Joi states: "I'm starting a non-profit right now...It's time to make it an … Continue reading SELF-PUBLISHING: Featured Author ~ Joi Pfost

SELF-PUBLISHING: Featured Author ~ Nakeata Gilliam

ABOUT TODAY'S FEATURED AUTHOR: Nakeata Gilliam is an older sister, and loyal daughter. She lives in the farmlands of Idaho with her family. She enjoys daydreaming, reading, and browsing Pinterest for no reason. When she is not working on school or doing any of the above activities, Nakeata can be found writing. Her works, both … Continue reading SELF-PUBLISHING: Featured Author ~ Nakeata Gilliam

SELF-PUBLISHING: Featured Author ~ Rich Seiber

ABOUT TODAY'S FEATURED AUTHOR: Rich Seiber has written two novels, The Homeless Informant and Box Office Betrayal. His collection of devotionals about his special needs son is entitled Parker's Story: Essays on Autism and Awesometism. Rich has written for Web sites, publications and television. He has his B.A. and M.A. in Communication and writing is … Continue reading SELF-PUBLISHING: Featured Author ~ Rich Seiber

LOCAL AUTHORS: Featured Author ~ Isaiah T. Silkwood

ABOUT TODAY'S FEATURED AUTHOR: Isaiah T. Silkwood is an honored brother and thankful son. He lives in a small town in Idaho with his miniature cow, a feisty chicken, and a faltering obsession for Star Wars. He enjoys ballroom dancing, martial arts, and acting. When not spending time with his family and friends he can … Continue reading LOCAL AUTHORS: Featured Author ~ Isaiah T. Silkwood

SELF-PUBLISHING: Featured Author ~ Sariah V. Bath

ABOUT TODAY'S FEATURED AUTHOR: Sariah Bath is a former homeschooler from Boise, Idaho. When she isn't serving at her family's Bible Camp she loves reading books, playing with little kids and her three cats, imagining new stories, and writing about Jesus. THE BEAUTY OF HOPE by Sariah Virginia Bath This devotional for teen girls is … Continue reading SELF-PUBLISHING: Featured Author ~ Sariah V. Bath