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Essays

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Cause and Effect Click the Link to the Left. It will launch a page of instructions for your Cause/Effect essay on the topic of Roger Wilkins' "I Became Her Target." DEADLINE HAS PASSED

Sample Cause and Effect

To help you understand the Cause and Effect assignment, I have provided a sample essay based on a reading from your textbook.  
Compare or Contrast Click the Link to the Left. It will launch a page of instructions for your Comparer or Contrast essay on the topic of Casey Banas' "What's Wrong with Schools?" DEADLINE HAS PASSED
Sample Compare or Contrast  To help you understand the Compare or Contrast assignment, I have provided a sample essay.  
C or C Sample 2 To help you even more, especially if you want to see how to respond to an original essay, I have provided another sample.  
Definition Essay To help you understand the Definition assignment, I have provided some notes to supplement the in-class lecture DEADLINE HAS PASSED
Definition Rewrites To help those struggling to write a good analogy or develop a theme for your rewrite, I've created a page I hope will help.
DEADLINE MON MAR 22
Division Classification Essay To clarify the Division-Classification essay, I have provided a written assignment page.
DEADLINE HAS PASSED
Help for Division Classification Are you confused about "unique sorting systems"? I think I can help. Read this page.  
Argument Essay You'll find very specific assignment details here for your Argument Essay. DEADLINE MON APR 12
Argument Checklist Before you write, as you write, after you write, refer to the checklist of essential features of good arguments.  

 

Comments (3)

fatimazahra said

at 4:27 pm on Mar 6, 2010

Hello professor hodges
i have question ,I can use the definiton of the word that i use from any book and copy it (just the definition). thanks

David Hodges said

at 11:05 pm on Mar 6, 2010

I think I understand your question, Sara. The answer is simple. Any time you use material from another source, you identify the location of the original. For example, you say, Bill Cosby, in his book "Fatherhood," defines a father as,"The only man in your life who's obligated to love you."

That's a fictional example I just made up to illustrate the technique. Does that answer your question?

fatimazahra said

at 11:19 pm on Mar 6, 2010

yes it does .thank you professor

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