Sunday, June 28, 2015

Day 7- Summary Continued, Formatting

Today You Will Learn How To:
  • Properly format an academic assignment.
  • Understand the different types and degrees of reporting verbs. 
  • Integrate transitions appropriately into a summary.
  • Use the summary structure in your writing.
Class Today:

Each row will do one part of this formatting worksheet.
Row 1- A, Row 2- B, Row 3- C, Row 4- D

Warm Up
Open up the summary you started writing. What do you think is missing? Share your answers in google doc, here.

Today, we will discuss how to bring your summary up to the next level!

We will look at this powerpoint throughout the class.

Group Reading
Since you know how to read for a summary, read "Why bitcoin could fail." Write down the article's main points as a group. We will discuss the main points you found shortly.

Reporting Verbs
Use this handout to help you adapt your main points into summary. In your groups, adapt your summary to include

Discuss Rubric
I will briefly discuss the rubric for unit 2.

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Next Class: Review Summary, Paraphrasing and Quoting

Summary Powerpoint
Reporting Verbs Handout
Formatting Handout (Answers)

  • Draft 1 of your summary is due July 3rd by NOON. Final draft of your summary is due July 8th by Midnight. 
  • Review summary assignment rubric and contact me if you have any questions.
  • Journal #3- When could plagiarism become a problem in the field of accountancy? Why? What ethical issues do you see in accountancy?
  • Finish up any part of the plagiarism tutorial- part 1 and 2 not completed. 

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