In They Say/ I say, Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein informs the audience of the basic moves in academic writing through text, illustrations, and templates. Their main model in this book is they say/I say template, in which it helps writers to develop their arguments by paying attention to what others are saying, and engaging with a response. The authors goal is to demystify academic writing, and return it to its social and conversational roots. The authors want the writers to engage in the ideas of others. These concepts from this book, will help make a stronger, supportive argument.
From the article, “Responding, Really Responding”, Richard Straub explains the process of peer response. He taught me that it is important for a responder to give as much feedback as possible to the writer. For instance, when I would do response papers, I would give small simple comments, and then, the writer would always come back to me and ask about my comments. From what Straub shares, he explains that it is acceptable to write a lengthy comment as long as it is giving support to the writer. From now on, I plan on giving details in my comments, so that way my peers will have a better understanding of my suggestions.
Some of the changes I have made on a paper that I wrote for Enc. 1102 that Dr. Dorbad has recommended that I make to improve my writing. In one of our first assignments that Dr. Dorbad had given us was to write, was a letter to an author about his essay that he had wrote. The author was Mr. Lars Eighner and his essay is My Daily Dives in the Dumpster. Some of the suggestions that I was given were to properly cite the author when I am quoting him/her, I had wrote “I prefer the term scavenging and use the word scourging when I mean to be obscure”.
By the end of my study, I expect to have gained detailed knowledge about what or who was responsible for human creation, along with how the creation of humans transpired. With this I will be able to understand the similarities and differences between the Quileute myth on human origin in comparison to others myths I have learned thus far. Additionally, with this information, I will be able to organize and construct a two-page essay report that provides the necessary details and information that I have acquired. In order to obtain the necessary information for my study, I will be begin by locating academic articles and journals, along with history resources for my research. Additionally, I will look at documentation from the territory and surrounding areas of the Tribe, La Push,
Engaging in this reflective writing assignment is an opportunity to examine consistent themes that have evolved in the larger context of what I have learned regarding my professional practice from the material presented in GBLD 522 - Managing Difficult Relationships Within and Across Community Dynamics. Additionally, it is an opportunity to reflect on these learnings in the context of the completion my MAIS program which has had a continuing emphasis and focus on the analysis, management and transformation of conflict. I will take the feedback shared in our team Queenston assignments and limit my scope to the reflections directly regarding the connection of leadership and conflict transformation. In this paper, I will share my understanding
Introduction The introduction will consist of the thesis statement delivered from the theme put across by the two writers. 2. Body Paragraph The body paragraph will close examine the themes and how the writers used characters to develop them; it will as well compare and contrast both stories theme and setting. 3. Conclusion The conclusion will consist of lesson learned from both
Planning can help you to formulate ideas and to ensure that the structure of your final essay is logical and appropriate to the essay title. There is many different way of planning that I use such as drawing pictures, making lists, brainstorming, using graphic organizers. Planning is important because it make the writing easier when I plan what I’m going to talk about. Also in the article by Berkenkotter which she did study and experiment on Donald M. Murray to see how perfitonal academics and she found that planning is important process in Murray writing Strategy. “Some of the more provocative findings of this study concern the sub-processes of planning and revising that have not been observed in conventional protocols”.
First of all, you should identify what you are going to describe and justify why this somebody / something is important – for some special qualities, characteristics, or something else. This should be stated straightforwardly in your introduction – otherwise it is equivocal for the reader why you are describing this object. Then, you should imagine your object as clearly as possible. Spend some time, mentally examining it; jot down words and associations that come to your mind when you are looking at it. While making preparatory notes, you may try the pre-writing technique ‘The Journalist Questions’.
The purpose of this project is to emphasize the theory behind behaviors of ourselves as well as the individuals in which we communicate. This writing comprises the results from my Jung personality Typology Test. The Typology test is an assessment that is geared towards helping us to discover our possible strengths and weaknesses. The intention of this acquired information will help me to better learn about myself as well as others. Keywords: (Personality, Carl Jung, Typology test, ENFJ) Step 1: Personality Analysis Introduction We were given the task of completing a Carl Jung, Typology Test to better understand ourselves.
I will continue to review the several strategies and techniques a writer can utilize to keep them sharp in my mind. Additionally, I will take similar courses like this one to strengthen my knowledge and writing skills. Minor Comparison and Contrast Explanation I chose to include my comparison and contrast minor paper in my writer 's log because it was the one I fully immerse myself in. I was able to express my supporting details in a comprehensible manner. Which helped me avoid creating misunderstandings that could affect the purpose of the entire paper.
Critical thinking is analyzing, synthesizing, evaluating, and thinking logically like thinking something through before you do it. Reading and writing help with critical thinking, because it helps you navigate how to get to the solution of the problem you are having. In writing, you have to go through all these steps to get a good paper like brainstorming, rough draft, and proofreading so while you are doing all these steps your brain is putting everything together so in the end you come out with a great paper. In brainstorming, you are thinking of all these ideas and connecting them so you can come up with your two thesis statements, argument, introduction, hook and a conclusion. A rough drafted is taking your ideas and making them into a body paragraph and writing about your topic.