COMPOSITION WORKSHOP. University of the Sacred Heart Department of Humanities Center for Language Development Across the Disciplines LAD. Objective. To help the student write effective and organized essays and papers. Choose a Topic.
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University of the Sacred Heart
Department of Humanities
Center for Language Development Across the Disciplines
To help the student write effective and organized essays and papers
…on the topic by asking the –wh questions:
who, what, when, why and how
…use the library, Internet, TV broadcasts, newspapers, magazines, etc…
Recommended font: Courier or Times New Roman
Example:Mary has a long, red skirt.
Example: I saw the woman, who waskilling the cockroach, scream crazily.
Example: In the middle of the
desert, Will Smith punched the alien.
Incorrect: Do you see the man in the car he is my father.
Correct:Do you see the man in the car? He is my father.
Example: “Don’t ask what your country can do for you, but ask what you can do for your country.”
My country, ‘tis of thee,
Sweet land of liberty,
Of thee I sing:
Land where my fathers died,
Land of the pilgrims’ pride,
From every mountainside
Let freedom ring.
or MLA style
…and go back to the LAD Center
Make sure to include the following:
Capital Community College Library. Available at http://webster.commnet.edu
Purdue University Online Writing Lab. Available at http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/research/r_mla.html
The Research Paper. Available at http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~brians/general_handouts/research_guide.html
Prepared by: Thalia N. Nazario-Santiago
Coordinator for the Center for Languages and Culture
Center for Language Development Across the Disciplines (LAD)
Revised by: Patricia Kidd
Revised by: Prof. Delia Serrano