Flashcards in 15 week test.2 Deck (19):
8 parts of the citation of a website
name of author compiler
title of work
title of website
version or edition
publisher or sponsor or n.p.
date of publication or n.d.
medium of publication - Web
date of access
Form of web citation
Last, First. "Title." N.p., n.d. Web. 30 April 2002.
proper online book citation
Last, First. Title in Italics. City of pub, year. Source in italics. Web. 15 May 2007.
What other source examples does the MLA handbook have?
Where would you find the other source examples?
MLA handbook 5.7.1
What do we ask about ideas?
Did you choose an interesting topic?
Did you support your ideas with juicy details?
Do I have enough information?
A good way to generate details is
to ask questions
How can you organize the body?
Points about the conclusion?
tie up loose ends
not leave the reader unsatisfied
well-thought and well-written
time spent leaves good last impression
Ideas about word choice?
vivid and specific words
new words, concrete nouns, and juicy verbs
modifiers should be fresh and appeal to one's senses
action verbs that show rather than linking verbs that tell
ask if your words will keep a reader's attention
use figurative language involving similes and metaphors
ideas about sentence fluency
variety in beginnings and ends of words and lengths of sentences
read writing aloud to determine flow and catch errors
What does word choice reveal?
tone and voice
What was the voice compared to?
A good way to check spelling?
2 questions while editing?
Why is this punctuation here?
Did I leave out something?
When conventions are used properly,
the reading flows easily and conventions are unnoticed.
Why would you set aside your writing?
to look at it in a fresh light
What did we learn under presentation?
writing should be something that you are proud to display
spacing should be uniform and fonts legible
Is the writing neat and legible?
you want your writing to make a positive impression
quality final copy will make your reader think you have done quality work