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Unformatted text preview: Engl 134 Fall 2010 Article Abstracts Assignment How do you remember everything you read? An article abstract is a useful research tool. When you are writing long research papers you will read many different articles, books, etc. In order to remember what is important and where it came from, use this simple system to organize and catalog your support for a topic. This requirement for the Sequence III Essay is to get you started on developing a process that may help you throughout your college career. For this assignment you may type information directly on (or printout and handwrite on) the article abstract template page found under Course Materials. (For future assignments and classes, consider using 4x6 cards to organize your research information.) First: Find articles, essays, and other texts that pertain to your topic and will provide useful support for your essay. For full credit on this assignment, you must have an article abstract for each and every source used in your essay! Attach the copy of the article to the abstract (if it is too long to print the entire source, print out pages that contain borrowed passages). Write your abstracts as you go along in your research. You may write abstracts for texts that you do not use…this is okay, it is good practice in summary and analysis. To start, underline (preferably using a colored gel pen) the possible quotes, statistics, or ideas you may want to consider as support for your essay....
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