1. Subject Suggestions: A starting point
Advertising and Beauty
World War II
Civil Rights Movement
Politics and Leadership
3. Assignment Guidelines and Requirements
See Class Calendar
6. Resource Links
Use these links to get to databases, library research tools and Google Docs.
5. Source Requirements & Evaluation Criteria
A minimum of 4 sources are required.
- 1 book
- 2 database articles (from PowerLibrary, Exeter Library Resource site especially ABC-CLIO, see links below)
- 1 other internet source of your choice that must be evaluated)
See bottom bar to access and open PowerPoint presentation
6. Source Slips
Instructions for preparing source slips:
- Obtain the source slips from the instructor.
- Complete the slips by filling in the information from your unique sources.
- Notice the punctuation on the slips.
- Hand in your source slips for credit. Once I check them, I will return them to you.
- Alphabetize them by the first word that appears on the slip
- Check out the works cited page on the sample paper, use it as a model to prepare your working source list.
- Type up your working source list in Google Docs and share it with me by the established due date- instructions are in next box of learning guide.
I have attached source slip documents- use them if you lost the ones I gave you or if you are absent.
5a. Destiny Catalog for books
For your 1 REQUIRED book source, use the Destiny card catalog link.
9. Working Outline Instructions
1. Get a clean sheet of notebook paper.
2. Write your newly revised thesis at the top of the sheet.
3. List all of your notecard category headings under the thesis.
4. Include the # of notecards you have in each category next to the category heading.
5. Carefully examine your #'s and be certain that you do not have categories with too few or too many cards, make adjustments by reorganizing and re-assigning category headings.
6. Decide the order of the categories. What order will help you too build and support your thesis?
7. Rewrite your list based on the decisions you just made in steps 5 and 6- Label your list working outline number this list to reflect the order that categories will be discussed in your paper.
8. Now carefully look at the cards in each individual category and determine what order you will present the information in your paper.
9. Using a bold colored pen or marker, number the cards in each category. I suggest that you begin with #1 for each category, you might even want to use a different colored pen for each category-- make it visual for quick organization!
13. Introductions and Conclusion Guidelines
Use the attached document to reference guidelines on writing your introductory and concluding paragraphs. Examples are provided in Box #11, the sample paper document. It is now time for you to read the sample paper! You will be expected to produce a paper of this caliber, with proper MLA documentation.