Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Day 14- Plagiarism Test, Writing Concisely, and Peer-Review

Class Today:
  • General Housekeeping
    • Common issues in summary drafts
      • Punctuation
      • Format
      • Spelling/Usage errors
      • Citation
      • Not paraphrasing
    • Box folders
  • In-Class Plagiarism Test
    • Go to Compass 2g 
  • Writing Concisely Activity
  • Peer-Review
1. Final draft of summary due Sunday, October 12 by Midnight
2. Read Ch. 9 of our textbook. There may be a quiz :)

Next Class: New unit! Oral Presentation

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Day 13- Academic Language and Style

What you will learn today:
  • Learn what constitutes a formal academic tone
  • Understand the difference between a formal academic tone and tone for e-mails and memos.

  • Class Today:

    1. Academic Style Powerpoint
    2. Verbs Worksheet (Answer Key)
    3. Formal Grammar Style Worksheet

    Next Class: In-class Plagiarism Test, Review Unit 2

    1. Study for in-class plagiarism test
    2. Revise your summary draft to include more formal language.
    3. Final draft of your summary is due Saturday, October 11th by Midnight