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Academic Writing
Tentative Syllabus

Brainstorm on Topic

Date

Function & Exercises

Assignments

September

28

Select and Narrow Topic for Research Paper

October

5

Internet Search Report

Summarize The Titanic

October

19

  • Peer Feedback on Summary
  • Exercise on Identifying Plagiarism
  • Quotations from Sources

Quotation Exercise

October

26

Begin Reference List

Revise Quotation Exercise

November

2

Write Thesis Statement

Summarize Article from Internet

November

9

Do Paraphrase Exercise

November

16

  • Graphic Organizers

Continue Brainstorming

Begin Rough Draft

November

30

Write Formal Outline

Continue Rough Draft

December

7

Complete 2nd Rough Draft with Transitions

December

14

  • Introductions

Write Introduction

December

21

  • Peer Feedback: Introduction
  • Conclusions

Complete Final Paper with Conclusion

January

18

  • Completion of Final Papers and References

Complete Final Papers and References

January

25

  • Completion of Final Papers with Outline, Title Page, and References

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Last updated January, 2009