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Pod And Notecards


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Pod And Notecards

  1. 1. Plan of Development and Notecards April 2, 2007 Ms. Gardner
  2. 2. How to create a Plan of Development (P-O-D) <ul><li>The plan of development is the answer to your research question! </li></ul><ul><li>It should have 4 parts. </li></ul>
  3. 3. For example… <ul><li>Ex: My question is… </li></ul><ul><li>How did MLK’s faith impact his struggle? </li></ul><ul><li>My P-O-D: </li></ul><ul><li>Martin Luther King’s faith impacted his rhetoric, the demands he made on himself, the expectations he had for others, and his style of leadership. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Notecard Basics… <ul><li>You need 35 total </li></ul><ul><li>From at least 5 different sources </li></ul><ul><li>Your cards will be used for the… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 Background paragraphs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 Point paragraphs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 Exceptions paragraph </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>35 cards…7 paragraphs…5 cards per paragraph </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Paraphrasing tips! <ul><li>Steps to paraphrasing: </li></ul><ul><li>1) Reread the information in the source until you understand it completely </li></ul>
  6. 6. Paraphrasing Tips! <ul><li>2) Turn the source upside down or push it away </li></ul>
  7. 7. Paraphrasing tips! <ul><li>3. Write the information on the note card IN YOUR OWN WORDS! </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure to change the wording and the structure! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Paraphrasing tips! <ul><li>4. Use quotation marks for any special phrase you borrow exactly (ex: “savage inequality”) </li></ul><ul><li>*Only do this when the phrase is important and you can’t possibly restate it yourself </li></ul>
  9. 9. Notecard Format <ul><li>L </li></ul><ul><li>King’s grandfather and father were both </li></ul><ul><li>ministers and also activists </li></ul>Source letter, short note, page number if from a book
  10. 10. Take quotes carefully! <ul><li>You must have seven quotes: one for each background, points and exception paragraph </li></ul>King quote: &quot;All too often the religious community has been a taillight instead of a headlight.&quot; K
  11. 11. What now? <ul><li>Start looking so you can answer your research question and create your plan of development. (4 part answer) </li></ul><ul><li>As you go, add to your SOURCE SHEET </li></ul><ul><li>Once you have a few parts to your answer, start getting your notecards! </li></ul><ul><li>15 notecards are due on THURSDAY </li></ul>