Summary: Is Popular Culture Good for You?
Length: 1-2 pages (double-spaced with proper header, a descriptive title, and a Works Cited entry)
Source: David Crystal’s “2B or not 2B”
Due: End of class period, Wednesday, June 13th
Percentage of Final Grade: 10%
Objective: Write a summary of Crystal’s essay “2B or not 2B.” Use a template from They Say, I Say to begin your summary. Make appropriate rhetorical “moves,” such as integrating quotes, choosing strong verbs, and using effective transitions. Most importantly, demonstrate that you understand the what, how, and why: (1) What is the main argument or “gist” of Crystal’s essay? (2) How does Crystal …show more content…
3. Did the researcher make good choices with regard to source material? Do the sources pass the CRAAP test? Is there enough variety and depth?
4. Is each annotation thorough and yet concise? Does the writer tell too much, too little, or just enough?
5. Does each annotation make clear how the source can be used in a research essay that is argumentative and/or informative?
6. Does each citation include all the necessary information, with proper formatting and punctuation?
7. Do the annotations contain errors in grammar, punctuation, and/or spelling?
Laura Dubek ENGLISH 1020-001 Summer Session 3 (2012) Annotated Bibliography 2: Is the American Dream a Fantasy?
Length: 5 entries (2+ pages, typed, double-spaced with proper header, see RM 124-127)
Sources: At least 4 different types: books, chapters in books, encyclopedias, pamphlets, scholarly essays, newspaper articles, magazine articles, websites, documentaries, personal interviews, advertisements. You can use up to 2 essays from our textbook, They Say, I Say.
Due: Monday July 23rd Percentage of Final Grade: