Unformatted text preview: reading. Does it make its point successfully? Is it too dated to be of useful today? Is the argument too biased, etc. Each summary should only be about one paragraph in length. The summary is to be submitted to the instructor by e-mail (preferably in Microsoft Word) the night before the class it is due. Your summary will be shown to the class during the lecture and everyone will be invited to make constructive criticisms on not only the content, but also the formatting of the summary. Therefore, keep in mind that formatting, grammar, spelling, and writing style are all factors here. It doesn’t matter how good the content of an essay is if the reader cannot understand it due to bad grammar, etc. Your name will not be displayed, so there is no need to feel self-conscious about these criticisms. The goal of this assignment is to help students develop good writing skills. We can all learn from seeing the shortcomings (as well as seeing good examples) of these assignments to improve our own writing....
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- Fall '18
- Japanese, Writing, critical reading skills, Department of Languages, Japanese popular culture, Literatures and Linguistics