EH101 Written Comm.
10 November 2013
Silly Putty: the Human Mind
Our minds work no differently than the electricity that twitches and dances inside
of a plasma ball, constantly searching for new connections. Messages in the b
Tips for Writing Your Thesis Statement
1.Determine what kind of paper you are writing:
An analytical paper breaks down an issue or an idea into its component parts,
evaluates the issue or idea, and presents this breakdown and evaluation to the
General CMS (Chicago Manual Style)
Margins should be set at no less than 1 and no greater than 1.5.
Typeface should be something readable, such as Times New Roman or Palatino.
Font size should be no less than 10 pt. (preferably, 12 pt.).
General Model for Citing Books in the
Chicago Notes and Bibliography System
Footnote or endnote (N):
Firstname Lastname, Title of Book (Place of publication: Publisher, Year of
publication), page number.
Corresponding bibliographical entry (B):
A Proper Introduction
Things NOT to do in an introductory paragraph:
Apologize. Never suggest that you don't know what you're talking about or that you're
not enough of an expert in this matter that your opinion would matter. Your reader will
Characteristics of Scholarly Sources
A scholarly source is one that meets the following criteria:
Are the author or authors identified?
Do they have scholarly credentials, or credentials within the appropriate field of
Writing an Annotated Bibliography
A bibliography is a list of sources (books, journals, Web sites, periodicals, etc.) one has
used for researching a topic. Bibliographies are sometimes called "References" or
"Works Cited" depending on the style
General APA Guidelines
Your essay should be typed, double-spaced on standard-sized paper (8.5" x 11") with 1"
margins on all sides. You should use a clear font that is highly readable. APA
recommends using 12 pt. Times New Roman font.
Include a page heade
Developing a Research Plan
Establish a Schedule:
First come up with a topic and then come up with with a research
question to help guide your research. Come up with a tentative thesis and make
a rough outline. do any additional research needed to fill out
EH101 Written Com.
14 September 2013
Till the Fat Lady Sings
This isnt over till the fat lady sings. This is rumored to be uttered by Yogi Berra,
when his team was losing the baseball season, (Cody) since then the phrase has
A Fragment: To Music
Silver key of the fountain of tears,
Where the spirit drinks till the brain is wild;
Softest grave of a thousand fears,
Where their mother, Care, like a drowsy child,
Is laid asleep in flowers.
Percy Shelley's poem " A Fragment: To Mu
Reference: MLA: General
General Rules for MLA Format 7th Edition
How is MLA 7 different than MLA 6
You are no longer required to have URL's in citations. If your instructor wants to include
URLs, put them in angle brackets after the entry and end with a p