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Let's Practice Thesis Sentences Some More -- but This Time Lets Create Thesis Sentences for the Essay Exam Questions.

Question 1 for History Exam 1

Question 2 for History Exam 1

Question 3 for History Exam 1

Question 4 for History Exam 1

Let's Review How to Cite Sources in MLA -- Time To Take Notes!

  • Remember that every time you use a source in your writing, you MUST have 2 pieces of information in the text of the paper.
    • The author's name and the page number for the source.
  • Use a signal phrase! Let me repeat ---Use a signal phrase!
    • Hollitz notes, "blah blah blah" (21).
    • Hollitz states, "blah blah blah" (21).
  • If you don't use a signal phrase, you will include the author's last name at the end of the sentence.
    • I argue that Berkeley put forth an effective argument in this piece of writing by using ethos, pathos, and logos to persuade and convince his audience that Bacon was out of line when he "set out to solve Virginia's Indian Problem" without proper authorization (Hollitz 25).
  • Citing Your Primary Source Document --- Use a Signal Phrase!
    • Berkeley points out that he could provide many examples where good men "were put to death for gaining victories against the command of their superiors'' (qtd. in Hollitz 30).