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AC Agenda for October 4, 2012. Warm Up: Review your analysis of the prompt and be ready to share. Sharing our thinking on: Analyzing prompt (Verb order? Audience?) Review in-text citation for quotations and paraphrases and Works Cited format.

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Ac agenda for october 4 2012

AC Agenda for October 4, 2012

  • Warm Up: Review your analysis of the prompt and be ready to share.

  • Sharing our thinking on:

    • Analyzing prompt (Verb order? Audience?)

  • Review in-text citation for quotations and paraphrases and Works Cited format.

  • With your partner, continue gathering relevant information in your Do/What Charts to answer the Phineas Gage prompt.

  • As you read, write down any topics that you discover that really intrigue you as a possible avenue of research.


The prompt

The Prompt

  • In a multi-paragraph paper, summarize John Fleishman's main ideas in Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science. Describe the key evidence (or details) the author uses to inform his/her readers. Explain the author's purpose for writing the text and identify the intended audience.


In text citation

In-text Citation

  • Direct Quotation:

  • Fleischman explains, “In 1848, science is still twenty years away from figuring out that infections are the work of the living– that is, ‘biotic’– things” (13).

  • What do you notice about the punctuation and capitalization?


In text citation1

In-text Citation

  • Paraphrase:

  • Gage’s accident occurred twenty years before scientists understood that infections are caused by living organisms (Fleischman 13).

  • Is this a valid paraphrase of the original? Why or why not?


In text citation2

In-text Citation

  • Paraphrase:

  • Gage’s accident occurred twenty years before scientists understood that infections are caused by living organisms (Fleischman 13).

  • Notice how the language and sentence structure differ significantly from the original.


Works cited

Works Cited

  • Book with one author:

    Fleischman, John. Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2002.


Works cited1

Works Cited

  • Book with one author:

    Fleischman, John. Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2002.


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