Writing an Introduction:
It is important to think about the overall goal and role of an introduction. You have probably heard of some of the
elements typically recommended in an introductionthe hook, the vital statistic, the relevant anecdote, the
The Catechism of Summaries
Why do we summarize?
-in order to evoke another writers argument while offering a few of his or her examples and perhaps assessing the validity
of those arguments and examples.
What do summaries do?
-they bolster your argu
MLA style calls for in-text parenthetical citation of author name(s) and page number(s) and an accompanying works cited
page which lists all cited authors and their works alphabetically by last name. (Use footnotes only for digress
Grading Rubric Paper 1
On your paper, youll see a string of letters, something like OSAASA=S. These are six areas that
Im giving you feedback in, plus an overall feedback grade. The letters give you information
about how you are doing in each area of the
PAC801 - STUDY OBJECTIVE WORKSHEET
Instructions: (Read and Delete): Throughout the semester, 10 Friday classes are reserved to discuss
weekly study objectives designed to focus attention and discussion on the materials covered and themes
Grading Rubric for Study Objectives
PAC801 FALL 2012
Come to class with your work printed out, double spaced, with your name at the upper right.
Study Objectives are accepted ONLY in class and on the day they are due.