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Pavey - Creative approaches to formal essay writing

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Pavey - Creative approaches to formal essay writing

  1. 1. CREATIVE APPROACHES TOFORMAL ESSAY WRITING Sarah Pavey 20th April 2011 This material is and remains the copyright of Sarah Pavey Mrs SJ Pavey MSc FCLIP paveys@boxhillschool.org.uk
  2. 2. “we seem to become so pre-occupiedwith covering the content of whicheversyllabus we use, that essay-writing becomes,at best, an afterthought and, at worst, omittedalmost entirely.”Faull, T. Writing in A‐level English literature essays: Professional reflections on textorganisation. English Teaching: Practice and Critique May, 2007, Volume 6, Number 1http://education.waikato.ac.nz/research/files/etpc/2007v6n1nar1.pdf pp. 164‐174 Creative approaches to formal essay writing: Sarah Pavey: LILAC 20/4/2011
  3. 3. “they may be unaware of how much research and effort should go into coursework, and may leave work until the last minute and then panic when faced with an imminent deadline”Flood, A. et al. Authenticity A Guide for Teachers. OFQUAL/QCA 2009Available at: www.ofqual.gov.uk/plagiarism‐teachers Creative approaches to formal essay writing: Sarah Pavey: LILAC 20/4/2011
  4. 4. Academic Essayhttp://sweetpeasandmemories.com/store/piclink.asp?pageID=ScrapbookPageIdeas Creative approaches to formal essay writing: Sarah Pavey: LILAC 20/4/2011
  5. 5. IB DIPLOMA EXTENDED ESSAY NO EXPERIENCE OF ESSAY  WRITING EASY SOLUTIONS  NEEDED Creative approaches to formal essay writing: Sarah Pavey: LILAC 20/4/2011
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  7. 7. CONSTRUCTION EMOTIONS Creative approaches to formal essay writing: Sarah Pavey: LILAC 20/4/2011
  8. 8. You may start  You may not know what the  at any point finished product will look like You cannot cheat by looking at  You may try to  someone else’s work! place a piece in  one space but  You have to work on your own  perhaps it  to complete it, although you  actually fits  might accept advice from others somewhere  else As you complete it, it will start to  make sense Creative approaches to formal essay writing: Sarah Pavey: LILAC 20/4/2011
  9. 9. You may feel  You will feel a You may feel  frustrated when  sense of excited at the  pieces do not fit achievement as  start you complete If others seem to  It may seem too  sections be making more  difficult at the  progress you  start You may feel  may feel like  angry if you  giving up As you do more you  don’t meet the  will get really involved  deadline and keen to see the  end result Creative approaches to formal essay writing: Sarah Pavey: LILAC 20/4/2011
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  20. 20. Box Hill SchoolCreative approaches to formal essay writing: Sarah Pavey: LILAC 20/4/2011
  21. 21. INITIALS Title of the book SurnameYear Published For Example…. Place of publication Publisher Clegg, C.J. Biology for the IB Diploma. London: Hodder Murray, 2007 !!! REMEMBER THE PUNCTUATION !!! Creative approaches to formal essay writing: Sarah Pavey: LILAC 20/4/2011
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  23. 23. This game is called ….. You need to decide whether or not the following students are  guilty of plagiarism Creative approaches to formal essay writing: Sarah Pavey: LILAC 20/4/2011
  24. 24. Cut & Paste from Internet with no bibliography or citationCopied work from a friend but did not acknowledge friend’s work Creative approaches to formal essay writing: Sarah Pavey: LILAC 20/4/2011
  25. 25. Cut & paste from Internet and mixed up original paragraphs. Changed a few words at random Added correct citations in a bibliography Creative approaches to formal essay writing: Sarah Pavey: LILAC 20/4/2011
  26. 26. Asked teacher & librarian for help with finding resources Asked for advice on how to cite these resources for inclusion in a bibliography Creative approaches to formal essay writing: Sarah Pavey: LILAC 20/4/2011
  27. 27. 1. The student’ submission is displayed on the left and link(s) to the source(s) of the matching text is displayed on the right. 2. The system allows you to view the source text and also the position within that text of the matching words and phrases. 3. The overall percentage of matched text is displayed at the top of the report. 4. You can choose whether or not to include/exclude quotations and bibliography in the comparison.Creative approaches to formal essay writing: Sarah Pavey: LILAC 20/4/2011
  28. 28. THIS IS A QR CODE FOR A PHONE IF YOU HAVE A QR READER ON YOUR PHONE SIMPLY POINT YOUR PHONE TO SCAN THE CODE AND YOU WILL BE TAKEN TO AN ONLINE QUIZ ABOUT THE EXTENDED ESSAYYOU CAN DOWNLOAD THIS AS A GAME ON YOUR PHONE Creative approaches to formal essay writing: Sarah Pavey: LILAC 20/4/2011
  29. 29. “Research by the universities of Glasgow and Manchester has highlighted many UGs feel critical HE skills are underdeveloped when they start at university.” • Critical thinking • Independent Learning • Note taking • Research • Academic presentations • Problem solving • Reflection and self evaluation “Mission Ambition” Russell Group Widening Participation Conference May 2009 Creative approaches to formal essay writing: Sarah Pavey: LILAC 20/4/2011

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