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					             MLA Format

• You may want to use easybib.com for your
  work cited page
• MLA 7th edition
                 OWL
            Purdue University

• Have trouble with MLA? Then, use this cite:
• http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/7
  47/01/
Purdue Online
                            Cornell Notes
• You will be asked to keep Cornell Notes, which will store your
  research. You must have 5-10 entries. This will be collected on
  the due date of your paper.
• Example:
• Research Question (will be written at top): How do the effects of
  environmental changes contribute to the endangerment of frogs?

Title of website                        Quote
URL
Date accessed
“The Benefits of the Spotted Frog”      Quote: “Inmates at the Cedar Creek
http://www.benefits.com.                Corrections center are staffing a project to
                                        bolster the dwindling population of the
17 May 2011                             Oregon spotted frog. The results of their 85-
                                        cent-per-hour job has stunned researchers”
                                        (Sullivan 4).

                                        Commentary:
               Powerpoint
• Effective, appropriate link between the
  research and the presentation
• 10 slides not including the title page (so 11
  total)
• 25 points--summative
         Oral Presentation
• 5-10 minutes
• 15 points-summative
           Active Listening
• Listen and evaluate the oral presentations
• Students will evaluate peer
• Cornell Notes
                Multi-genre
 Add one or more types of writing pieces
            different genre
            connected to the topic
            presents one or more perspectives
 personal and creative
 can present multiple, even conflicting perspectives
  of topic
 Will be presented with PowerPoint.
                 Multi-genre
• 10 sentence paragraph explaining the meaning of
  your piece:
    --Why did you choose this?
    --Why is it significant?
   --How does it connect to your topic?
     -- What was your thought process while creating
  it?
     Ex. of different genres

 poems          sticker     interview
                             video
 song lyrics    Fable
                            Photography
                 map
 comic strip
                 parodies   letters
 obituary       recipe
                             web site
                 want ads    home page
 diary
                 menu
 brochure       interior
                  monologue
 bumper
              Multi-genre
• 35 Points--Summative
   Reflective/Social Element

• Relate some personal connection or interest to the
  topic
• Provide a “looking back and looking forward”
  focus
• Examine:
     • what led to the topic
     • what was learned
     • how research will impact future actions,
       goals, and perspectives
      Reflective/Social Element
• 25 points-- Summative

				
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