"Where Ya At?" [sic]
- WP 2 - AS OF TODAY, YOU SHOULD:
- Have read your assigned chapter at least a couple of times.
- Have thoroughly read the instructions for the assignment.
- Have a rough, rough draft posted to Bb.
- Chosen the primary source documents you think you'll want to focus on in your paper
- WP 2 - by EARLY NEXT WEEK, YOU SHOULD:
- Have developed a plan for outlining the paper (you'll do this in Seminar on Monday)
- Write a sentence outline of the paper
- REVISE your sentence outline (after you get feedback in Seminar on Wed.)
- WP 2 is due on March 9!!!
- What will we do with WP 2? Once it's done, it's done. Your thorough knowledge of the chapter from CV will help you on Exam 2!
- WP 3 - AS OF TODAY, YOU SHOULD:
- Have a "brainstorming list" in which you have explored SEVERAL topics pertaining to American History, up to 1865.
- You should have checked to see what BOOKS there are in the Bell Library about your different topics.
- You should have been thinking about this as you sat through lecture, read in GML and CV etc.
- WP 3 - by EARLY NEXT WEEK, YOU SHOULD:
- Be "married" to a topic.
- Have located at least three books from the Bell Library re. your topic.
- Have read through the assignment instructions thoroughly and carefully.
- Begin building a Research Log for this project.
- What will we do with WP 3? It's the building block for WP 4 AND your Group Presentation 2016
- Open a word document and in BIG letters type three different topics you are considering on the page.
- SAVE this document onto your USB drive, onto the desktop, etc.
- Everyone will walk around the room and give fe
- What advice would you give to the person considering this topic?
- After you provide your feedback, sign your name and hit SAVE. Move on to the next work station!edback on at least one topic. Questions to consider:
- What do you want to know about the topic?
- What about the topic do you find interesting?
- Use your Round Robin responses from today's class to help you decide on a topic. It's also ok to ditch those topics and pick something entirely new!
- Come to Comp on Monday ready to get MARRIED to an American History topic you will be reading about and writing about for the rest of the semester! GASP!
- Please create a Research Proposal (in MLA format!) in which you do the following:
- Complete the following sentence: "I am joining an ongoing conversation historians are having about ______________________________. I hope to find out _____________________________________ by exploring and researching this topic.
- List any sources you have already located pertaining to this topic that were already on your Brainstorming List
- Look up your topic in the index of Give Me Liberty. Read about your topic and then write a summary, using correct parenthetical documentation, and add the book to a Works Cited list.
- Locate one article from Credo Reference about your topic, and write a summary of this article as well, again with correct in-text citations. Add this to your Works Cited list.
- Please bring this document as printed, stapled version to class on Monday.
- Also, please make sure you have access to your Round Robin responses on Monday (electronic format is ok).