Week 2 online- Extended Academic Paragraph, Peer-review Transfer Assignment(1).pptx - April 1st 2020 COM101 Communicating Across Contexts What are we

Week 2 online- Extended Academic Paragraph, Peer-review Transfer Assignment(1).pptx

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COM101 Communicating Across Contexts April 1st 2020
What are we doing today? Writing an extended academic paragraph Digital Portfolio 5- An Extended Academic Paragraph based on “Why can’t my new employees write?” by John Warner
Extended Academic Paragraph Ideas are usually organized in a formal order or structure. Ideas are supported by references from academic literature. It deals with the theories and causes of a given topic, as well as exploring alternative explanations for these theories or events. It follows a particular tone, which uses concise, formal, and objective language.
Topic and argument: Describe your topic (main idea); make a claim (not a known fact). Evidence: One or more quotes, paraphrases, or facts that support your claim. Be sure to cite in APA format. Analysis: Explain why ideas from the evidence are important and what they mean . Link: Explain why the evidence proves the argument. Concluding Sentence: Restate the topic (main idea) and offer a final conclusion. Academic Paragraph structure
Reading together Article: “Campus Booze, No” by Mohamed Elmasry Question: What rhetoric appeal does the author use to persuade the reader?

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