Due Monday, 4/16/12
1) Please bring a complete, printed copy of your paper to class, including the
works cited bibliography.
3) Staple the last graded draft to the back so editors can see changes.
4) Give the packet to a faculty editor. Completed rubric us due in class Wed.
Students will write thank you notes to Experiential Week hosts in class.
Experiential Week Assignments:
- Interview (typed) due Friday, 4/20
- Add interview as a citation to Noodle
- Use quote, summary, or paraphrase from interview in paper
- Journal (typed) due Friday, 4/20
- Date and time started/finished
- Where you went
- What you did
- Who you worked with
- What you learned about your thesis, about yourself, about working with others
- First Revision rubric due Wednesday, 4/18
- Please include revised copy of your paper, works cited, and the last draft I edited for reference.
- Fill out student comment on rubric and ask a faculty member to read/edit your paper and fill in the editor comment (Monday).
Due Friday, 3/27/12
All seniors should show a complete draft of their research paper in class, including a
works cited list. We will work in interview questions for Experiential Week in class.
Due Friday, 3/23/12
First 6 pages of paper (draft)
Current bibliography (annotations NOT required)
Give an extra copy to your thesis advisor for editing (advisor log)
Final assertion of your paper (draft should be 6-7 pages)
Current bibliography (annotations not required)
Give an extra copy to your advisor for editing (advisor log)
Due Friday, 3/16/12
-Draft first 3 pages of paper (introduction and first topic)
-For project student, please turn in assertion 2.
Due Friday, 3/9/12
- Paper Outline Handout
- Advisor Log: Share experiential week proposal and complete edits
Due Monday, 3/5/12
- 5 to 7 "worthy" sources (current, on topic, authoritative)
- Annotation = 1 paragraph including
Brief summary of material
Evaluation of academic credibility of content
How will this information be used in your paper?
Is is a primary or secondary source?
- Write annotations in Noodle and use print/export option to print in the correct format.
- Thesis statement should answer your research question and introduce the main supporting topics you want to use as evidence.
- See links above for examples.
Due Thursday, 3/1/12
- Print copy of your bibliography with 5 "worthy" academic sources:
Current, authoritative, clearly on topic
- Advisor log signed with recommendations noted:
Action "share thesis concept paragraph"
Action "schedule weekly meeting time" with day & time noted
This week we will be learning active reading
strategies to help students engage in books and articles productively.
- Continue adding "worthy" sources to Noodle: Current, authoritative, on topic.
- Try searching SIRS or other research databases, use advanced search.
- Work on key terms list in research journal: narrowing terms, finding synonyms
and official subject vocabulary, building terms together for advanced search
Thesis concept paragraph typed. We will start work on this Wed in class.
Experiential Week proposals were due last week!
Work on paper edits and writing your next assertion.
Meet with Kyle for thesis. Bring binder, proposal, etc.
Assignments posted on the white board in the library.
Thesis paper students:
- Meet with faculty advisor to share your draft proposal.
- Read sample thesis papers and MLA sample paper posted left to get
an idea of what the a finished product looks like.
- Start searching the library catalog or SIRS for sources related to
your topic. Keep a list of sources and terms you have searched.
Thesis project students:
- Work on paper edits and starting second assertion.
- Use Advisor Log for weekly advisor meetings.
- First 2-3 pages of your research paper - Due Jan. 27
- Final draft introduction and thesis statement with transitions.
- First assertion and evidence from outline written in paragraph form (third person) with in-text citations.
- Annotated Bibliography Evaluation Guide.
- The sample thesis papers to the left may be helpful as completed examples of papers and bibliographies.
- Please turn in a copy of the outline you are working from.
- And a completed Paper Evaluation Guide with your draft.
*Semester ends Saturday, January 28