Please visit this page in the instructional video section of Metonymy for help with writing, organizing, and formatting your 500 word proposal paper, including using MLA-style citations. Please feel free to ask any and all questions that may arise. See you on Monday!
For the next month we will delve into the issue of immigration to Europe, specifically the EU (and Switzerland, for our purposes). You will conduct background and in-depth research, using a handout packet as a guide. I have made a OneNote Notebook for you to use, but you may also use separate documents instead. All . . . → Read More: English 10: Introduction to Research Unit
Today, in groups, scan the two major news wires (news agencies) linked below and identify topics that you believe are news and others that are not. How well does your concept of “news” fit the reality of the wires?
For Thursday’s class, read this “Inverted Pyramid Checklist” website carefully. You may also want to preview . . . → Read More: Classwork & Homework: Digital Journalism News Sources
The notes from today’s work on writing are in the Notes collection for Unit 2 and linked below. I’ve also included a link to the signal phrase document below – this is in the Handouts collection for Unit 2. Additionally, a video form of this lecture is provided below. Please provide any feedback in the . . . → Read More: Notes: English 10 H – Using Details in Written Responses to Text
Please find the notes on MLA formatting and citations at the link below. This PowerPoint is also in the English 10 B Notes folder in Classworks.
English 10 B – MLA Formatting & Citations
Please find the notes from the MLA Formatting lecture linked below and shared with you in Google docs.
D – MLA Notes
E – MLA Notes
The notes from today’s lecture on using the outline organizer for your persuasive research essay are linked below in Google docs and have been dropped into Classworks Outbox > English 10 B > Notes in PowerPoint format. Have your outline completed for Monday.
Organizing the Persuasive Research Essay
The notes from the lecture on using the persuasive organizer to outline your essay have been shared with you in Google docs and linked below.
Organizing a Persuasive Essay E
Organizing a Persuasive Essay D
Linked below is an excellent article on immigration to Europe, particularly covering migrants from Northern and Sub-Saharan Africa to Italy, France, and Spain. This piece covers facts, claims, and counterclaims regarding a possible impending wave of immigration following the uprisings across Northern Africa. European attitudes on immigration are also covered.
“Revolts Rise Fears of Migration . . . → Read More: Resource: English 10 B, C, D – Immigration Article
The notes from our discussion of evaluating sources and finding bias in source material are linked below and shared with you in Google docs. Keep in mind that a biased source is not necessarily a bad one: we can identify useful facts, being sure to cross-check with another source for accuracy; we can identify different points . . . → Read More: Notes: English 10 B – Evaluating Sources