Summer 2014 Week 7


 


 Week 7 Goals:

  1. Begin Research Essay
  2. Library Visit
  3. Reading Longer Passages 

 

Date

 MONDAY

 TUESDAY

 WEDNESDAY

 THURSDAY

FRIDAY 

 

June 30

9:30 - 12:10 

July 1

9:30 - 12:10 

July 2

9:30 - 12:10 

 

July 3

9:20 - 12:10 

 

 

IN CLASS

Bring It All Together

WC3 p. 108-110

 

The Short Research Paper

WC3 p. 112-117

 

Research Essay Assignment

 

Topics:

Research Paper Topics

 

More Paper Topics

 

Opposing Viewpoints

       Video

 

Issues & Controversies

 

GMU Library Info Guides

 

 Persuasive Essay.doc

 

 

Brendan Marrocco

 

Discuss Research Essay Topics

 

 

Sample AdvCore Research Essays

 

Library Resources

Finding a Book

 

See more info at http://library.gmu.edu/fenwick-library-sprinkler-installation

 

 

Finding Journal Articles 

 

 

 

LIBRARY VISIT

 

Meet at the Information Desk at the JC at 9:30 a.m.

Warmup: Idioms of Intellectual Competence

 

Doing Research

WC3 p. 126-130

 

 

How to Tell a Strong

Thesis Statement 

from a weak one

 

How to Make and Use an Outline 

 

Writing Outlines:

Sample

WP article 

 

Reading Longer Passages

MRP p.194-204

 


 

Commonly Confused Words

WC3 p. 122-123 

 


 

 

No Class on Friday

 

  

 

HOMEWORK

Choose a Topic for your Research Essay

Begin researching your essay

Continue researching your essay

 

Prepare your thesis statement and outline, due in Dropbox Monday

 

  

EXTRA

RESOURCES

     

 

    

 

 

         

 

 

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