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Annotated Bibliography

An annotated bibliography is a list of sources (books, articles, websites, etc.) that you have consulted and/or used to complete a research project. It provides evidence (through the summary part) that you have read and understood your source; that you have carefully considered its potential relevance and  usefulness for developing your main point; and that you can evaluate/assess the credibility of the source.  In other words, the annotated bibliography will help you develop your research skills because you will show evidence that you can locate sources, you can summarize them succinctly, and you can evaluate them for relevance, accuracy, and quality. (more…)

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Citation Style

As mentioned elsewhere, all citations in the portfolio should use MLA format. For more information on using MLA-style citations, we recommend the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL). The style may be dated, but the information there is great.

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Reflection Overview

The reflective letter is one of the most important documents in the portfolio. It is the clearest indication of what students learned, how they developed, and what their knowledge of writing truly is. It’s for that reason that we strongly encourage you to incorporate reflection throughout the course and have conversations with students about their thinking. There are a number of resources below including an overview of reflection and a checklist you can use to give feedback to students on their reflective letters. (more…)

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Outstanding Example Essay

This sample essay provides an example of excellent work, with rubric-based comments highlighted in green and general comments highlighted in pink. Resources WR122 Outstanding Example Essay Download Example Essay Discounting the Humanities, Preserving Profits, and the Downfall of Education Currently, our consumer-driven culture believes success in America stems from an Read more…

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Low Pass “C” Example

This sample essay provides an example of low pass work. Resources WR122 Low Pass Example Essay Download Example Essay How Slacktivism Will Affect World Crises As the 21st century develops, social media is extremely prevalent. Social media has raised a wall against the legitimate action citizens take in response to Read more…