Published on May 2, 2008
Homework Assignment: Homework Assignment New deadline: November 9th, 2006 How to write a “Works Cited” page: How to write a “Works Cited” page Organize the works by authors in alphabetical order Do not number the works Double-space the works. How to cite a source: How to cite a source If the work is mentioned, just include the page number In The Three Kings, Dylan writes, “The kings divided up the kingdom but soon afterwards, they cast a greedy eye on their neighbours’ lands” (25). How to cite a source: How to cite a source If the work is not mentioned, include the author’s last name and page number “The kings divided up the kingdom but soon afterwards, they cast a greedy eye on their neighbours’ lands” (Chu 25). How to cite a source: How to cite a source With long quotes, use “[…]” to show omitted words King Rama said, “Neighbours with less will always look upon your belongings with either a jealous eye or a hateful eye. […] best to always keep watch of the treasures or deal with the treasure seekers” (Chu and Sun 25-26). How to cite a source: How to cite a source For sources without a page number, just include the name of the source “We welcome all interested investors” (Amazon.com). Format: Format On the title page Add course name: Writing with Reading Add instructor’s name: Dylan Make sure you begin about 1/3 down the page Make sure you center the information Make sure you add the word “by” Format: Format For the rest of the essay Add page numbers Document your sources Add a “Works Cited” page Transitions: Transitions When you write a paragraph, you should have only one topic. You express your view on the topic with smaller ideas – using sentences. Your sentences should ‘flow’ from one to the next. This means your ideas should flow. Space: Space next to, across, on the opposite side of, to the left of, to the right of, above, below, near, away from, at This short street has decade old businesses. A supermarket sits at the entrance. Next to the supermarket is a restaurant. Further down is a beauty salon. The last business on the block is a travel agency started 12 years ago. Time/Sequence: Time/Sequence first, initially then, next, after, afterwards before, when, while, during at this time, at that time lastly, finally Continuing an idea: Continuing an idea and in addition, as well, furthermore, moreover, another … Changing the direction of an idea: Changing the direction of an idea but, however, in contrast to this, on the contrary, on the other hand, Something extra: Something extra in addition to besides along with in conjunction with Continuing with an obstacle: Continuing with an obstacle although even though even with despite aside from besides Examples/Details: Examples/Details for example, for instance, specifically, Finishing: Finishing last of all, finally, the most … of all, as a result, therefore, Outline: Outline The structure of an essay is very important because it gives the reader a “map” of its ideas . Transition between paragraphs: Transition between paragraphs Simple way: use sequence transitions First of all; Another; Finally Another way: use other transitions Besides increasing local demand, the 2008 Olympic Games will attract more foreign investment. In addition to increasing demand, the 2008 Olympic Games will attract more foreign investment.