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WRIT-1034—Week 4 Paragraph Form and Function Professor Antonio Morales School of Language and Liberal Studies
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Reactions and Announcements Can you see my feedback? Your attempt(s) and Completion Summary Feedback on Grammar Quiz 1 : Writing sentences Feedback on Essay Writing Practice 2 Thesis statement + supporting arguments Agreement or disagreement? Unsupported arguments/fallacies LockDown Browser and Webcam (will be used in Practice 3 + Exit Test) Dictionary provided: Macmillan Dictionary Online Prompt instructions : respond to prompt + five paragraphs Understanding the rubric Writing Quiz 1 : Writing a summary (3%) (Available until 4 p.m. today) 3
Quoting: Integrating Quotations & Attributing Authorship There are four ways to integrate quotations properly: From “Introduction to Academic Integrity Skills” on FOL > Content 1. Use a simple signal phrase with the author’s name 2. Introduce a complete sentence and a colon 3. Make the quotation part of the sentence 4. Use short quotations as part of your larger sentence Do “Practice Exercise 1” in the same document Homework : Do “Practice Exercise 2” in Quizzes (available until Feb 26) 5. Why is this important? To avoid plagiarism To respond to the author’s arguments 4
Course Learning Outcomes : Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to reliably demonstrate the following Course Learning Outcomes, which will be taught and evaluated: 1. Identify author, source title, and thesis in written prompts 2. Interpret audience, purpose, and tone in written prompts 3. Develop reliable critical thinking and critical reading strategies 4. Summarize the arguments of written prompts 5. Evaluate supporting evidence for arguments 6. Compose complete sentences and paragraphs using effective vocabulary 7. Express a clear written argument 8. Provide evidence in support of arguments 9. Apply basic principles of quotation and paraphrase integration 10. Reflect on how prompt topics increase one's awareness of the society and culture in which one lives and works 5
Week 4 Content Content Paragraph form and function Writing the topic sentence Supporting your main idea: Unity and coherence Evaluations Prompt Response 1 (of six)—to be graded (12.5%) Grammar Quiz 2 : Identifying fragments (2%) (Multiple choice) 6
How to Write a (Body) Paragraph Select primary support for the thesis statement of your essay: - Be specific - Be relevant to the thesis - Be detailed Supporting evidence for a thesis statement: - Facts - Judgement - Reasons - Experience - Personal observation - Examples Choose supporting topic sentences : Each body paragraph contains a topic sentence that states one aspect of your thesis and then expands upon it.

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