They Say, I Say p.29 #1 • a. Our experiments suggest that there are dangerous levels of chemical x in the Kern River. • While they rarely admit as much, citizens often take for granted the safety of drinking water. However, our experiments suggest that there are dangerous levels of chemical x in the Kern River.
More In-depth Information Requirements: At least 2500 words (8-10 pages not including works cited) MLA formatting At least 7 scholarly sources Works cited page and in-text citations Evidence of orderly research process Evidence of orderly writing process
Research Stages • Choosing a topic • Finding and evaluating evidence (notecards) • Establishing a thesis • Organizing evidence (outline) • Writing the paper (rough draft) • Editing and revising the paper (peer editing, reverse outline) • Perfecting the final product (final draft)
Notecards and Notetaking Requirements: 3x5 cards Photocopies of quoted sections Photocopies of summarized section
Notetaking How to decide what is important: • Look for main ideas • Striking details • expert opinions • factual data Look for information that both supports and denies your thesis.
Notecards Make sure you know where the source is from Number the notecard with the source number in the RIGHT hand corner. Mark the left hand corner with the notecard's position in your outline. Write the page number in the bottom left corner.
Notecards • Place only one notation, quote, paraphrase, or definition per notecard. Too much information can make it difficult to manipulate. • Write a topic heading on the top of the notecard.
Example IA2b 3 Biography Harper Lee based the character Dill in To Kill a Mockingbird on Capote, and most of the childhood details were the same. P. 14 para. 3
Be careful • Some people like to take notes by cutting and pasting bits of articles from the computer. Make sure that you document those, so you do not accidentally plagiarize. • If you do that, try marking the notes in a different color.
Library Access! • You need to know your id number. • Go here: http://www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/library/ • If you can't access, call this number from 9 to 5: 661-395-4461
Recognizing Scholarly Sources Basics: Usually "Peer-reviewed" Field specific vocabulary Will have a bibliography, works cited, or reference page. Will have an author
General Research Types of sources • Primary • Secondary • Tertiary
Primary source • Direct, "First hand" • Autobiography, interview transcripts • Lit: the author's original book or poem • History: letters, diaries, and contemporary accounts • Science: results of original research, an article relating a survey, study, or experiment conducted.
Secondary source • Analysis of primary source • articles, responses, rebuttals • Lit: the criticism • History: anything written after the event is a secondary source. • Sciences: any analysis or summaries of research done by others
Tertiary source Collection of primary and secondary sources. • Almanacs • Chronologies • Directories • Fact books • Guidebooks • Manuals • Textbooks
Don't trust • Wikipedia • Lizzy Siddal • Websites • Martinlutherking.org
MLA formatting • Set-up the MLA document format before you begin writing your paper and save it as a template. • Set all margins to one inch • Set header (page numbers) at the right half inch) from the top of the page.
MLA formatting • We will work on this in the lab tomorrow; • MS Word and MLA formatting • 7th edition • Very chunky to use; do NOT use unless you are savvy on Word.
In Cold Blood: “Persons” • Perry's relationship with his father and family. • The letter from his sister • What is important? Why is this here? • p.152-155 • Marie Dewey's dream • Perry and Dick in the desert • Why are these together?
“Answer” 159-211 • P. 164-165 • Description of Dick and Perry • Marie's reactions • p. 174-187 • Perry and his family
“Answer” 159-211 Dewey’s dream 195-196 Pedophile 201-202 TREASURE HUNT 209-211
Envision Wkst 1 Review • Text: anything an author uses to convey a message, can be written but now it’s almost any format • Thesis Statement: Controlling idea of an essay, the rhetorical point the author is making, can only be one sentence
Films in College Classes Viewing a film critically means to think metacognitively about it. • Why did the director choose to shoot in bw rather than color? • Shadows, image of a certain time period, money
Why was a certain style of music chosen? • “Don’t go into the basement” horror movie music • Are there any reoccurring themes? • ICB has a certain musical theme that plays whenever Perry hallucinates.
Some terms • Real time vsfilmic time • mise en scène all of the elements in front of the camera—clothes, props, actors, lighting
Montage a collection of shots and images to convey an idea • Editing how scenes change or if there are overlapping images when they change
Parallelism the film cuts back and forth between two scenes that are happening simultaneously in the beginning.
AwardsICBlighting and sound • Since this is adapted from the book, pay attention to where it matches and where it departs from the book
TSIS Ch. 4 • "Yes, No, Okay , But . . ." • Whenever you agree, disagree, or both you need to explain why • Disagree p.55Agree p. 57 • Both p.60-61