5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Rely on the juxtaposition of sentences, not semicolons, to link them in most cases
- punctuation when joining sentences with conjunctive adverb
- Becoming an experienced writer
- a doesn't happen overnight. It's an ongoing process.that will continue over the next four years and beyond. Also, it doesn't happen passively; it takes planning and intentionality. Finally, the more you kearn about how to make your writing better, the more you will notice that you want to improve they're vs. there vs. their
- b --esp. how to use and not to use Wikipedia and other encycopediae.
║ism or ║constr.: sentence elements in ║ construction, such as in a list, must be in equivalent forms.
- c however, therefore, for example, moreover)
- d use only to join sentences with conjunctive adverb, to separate list items IF they have internal commas, to join very short and simple parallel sentences.- use apostrophes only for noun possessives and contractions, never for simple plurals.
- e Exceptions: 1. when you are using a conjunctive adverb (such as however, therefore, for example, thus) to join the sentences. 2. When both sentences are relatively simple and share parallel construction. .
5 Multiple choice questions
- utlining, talking about reading with a friend, marginalia, reading beginning and end questions/guidelines/summaries first, incarnating new vocabulary
- Start with your interests and existing areas of expertise.
- Lexus Nexus and EBSCO host's Newpaper Source.
- 1. EARLY = You haven't yet begun to research or write, but you are thinking about the asst. = All you have is a general topic: I'm generally interested in _____.
2. AT WORK = You have done enough preliminary research to have a clear question--i.e., research question--about your topic that you want to investigate. = My question is ______?
3. GETTING SOMEWHERE = You have a hypothetical answer to your research question--a working thesis: I'm going to argue that ______.
- Lead in each new source with author's full name and authority Subsequent reference to the same source should be by last name only (whether ♂or ♀)authority = person's area of expertise, not Dr. or ProfTitles (independently published) vs "Titles" (part of a larger work)
Use italics, not underlining, throughout paper including on
5 True/False questions
Don't preach! → Avoid the word should in assertion.)
concrete examples → appeal to senses
Use a thesaurus → get what you want
arguable assertion vs. vs. "uncontested assertion → such as statement of preference, taste, or belief (including "I believe")- Title: Capitalization of Subtitle
cs = comma splice → Sentence, sentence. (fix by changing the comma to a period)