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Monday, march 12, 2012

  1. 1. Monday, March 12, 2012 English 9 Research Unit Navejar, Dammanna, Huth
  2. 2. Sponge Activity Copy the following periodical citation in your notesPeriodical (including journals, magazines, scholarly newsletters) Author’s last name, First initial. (Year of publication, Month Date). Title with only first word capitalized unless a proper noun or first word following a colon. Title of periodical, volume or edition number (issue number), page numbers.ExampleMitchell, E. A. (1996). Co-sleeping and sudden infant death syndrome. The Lancet, 348, 1466.
  3. 3. Learning Objectives-Common Core• W.9-10.7. Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.• W.9-10.8. Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.• W.9-10.9. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. – Apply grades 9–10 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., “Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is valid and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; identify false statements and fallacious reasoning”).
  4. 4. Research Writing• You will write a research paper on the dangers of co-sleeping• We have pulled the research for you• You will review the research and learn the following (see next slide)
  5. 5. Student Friendly ObjectivesWe will learn the following in this unit: What is a reliable source Quote sandwiches How to properly cite a source Topic sentence/claim APA (at least cover it) Quote or evidence MLA How to cite sources Analysis In-text Revision Works cited See online sources for How to take notes Revision Cornell Notes (see PDF in Editing folder) Presentation Fine tuning thesis statement Organizational process See MPS Oral Outline (optional) Presentation rubric
  6. 6. Research WritingA research report presents information from many different sources and indicates where the information comes from. Here are step-by-step directions to help you create a research report1. PrewritingSelect a topic that fits the assignment, research the topic, and organize the information you gather. We are here** Monday, March 12th2. WritingIntroduce the topic clearly, provide information in a logical order, cite sources, and reflect on what the information means.3. RevisingImprove your work by making sure you have included the most important information in the best order.4. EditingCheck your facts for accuracy, check your writing for correctness, and make sure you have used the correct formats for citations and bibliographies.
  7. 7. Terms or Devices you should know Write down the following list in your notes. Leave a space in-between each term so you can fill in your notes on the term. You will check mark the words you learn along the way.• Summarize• Paraphrase• Quoting• In-text citation• Work cited page• Plagiarism• Fact vs. opinion• Evidence• Credibility of sources• Essay structure – Introduction – Body – Conclusion• Thesis statement• Revision• Editing• Transition
  8. 8. Read the following text, Co-sleeping and sudden infant death syndrome• Postulated- to claim or assume the existence or truth of, especially as a basis for reasoning or arguing.• Mechanism- the agency or means by which an effect is produced or a purpose is accomplished.• Hypoxia- inadequate oxygenation of the blood.• Obstruction- something that obstructs, blocks, or closes up with an obstacle or obstacles; obstacle or hindrance• Thermal- Also, thermic. of, pertaining to, or caused by heat or temperature:• Prone- having the front or ventral part downward; lying face downward.• Supine- lying on the back, face or front upward.
  9. 9. Sleeping infants• Prone- having the front or ventral part downward; lying face downward.• Supine- lying on the back, face or front upward.
  10. 10. Learning Activities for Monday• What is a reliable source? – -Lancet vs. Baby Talk• Discuss credibility of sources• Pulling research from• -UW-Madison• -UW-Milwaukee• -MPS student sites• Citation Machine• -APA• -MLA• Reading• Comprehension activities• -Re-reading• -looking up unfamiliar words• Quote, Summarize, Paraphrase• -read• -practice
  11. 11. Credibility of Sources• What is a reliable source? – -Lancet vs. Baby Talk• Discuss credibility of sources – Review Baby Talk article • Citations? • Author? • Is this a good periodical for scholarly research? Why or why not? • Compare this periodical to The Lancet (a publication for physicians) – Co-Sleeping on Wikipedia
  12. 12. Pulling ResearchWe picked your research topic and pulled your research for you.Pulling research from-• -UW-Madison• -UW-Milwaukee• -MPS student sites• Milwaukee Public Library
  13. 13. Citation MachineWhy do we need to cite our work? What is a work cited page/Reference page?Citation Machine• -APA – Social Sciences – Science courses• -MLA – Literature classes/English classes
  14. 14. Plagiarism• What is plagiarism?
  15. 15. Co-Sleeping and sudden infant death syndrome• Pass out Lancet article• Review vocabulary from the 1st paragraph• Review first paragraph – Check for understanding• Pass out second handout – Notice how the first sentence in the box is the first sentence in the second paragraph – Practice quoting, paraphrasing and summarizing
  16. 16. Co-Sleeping and sudden infant death syndrome• Research Unit, Quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing• Second page will cover the second and third paragraph – REVIEW- unfamiliar words – Practice quoting, paraphrasing and summarizing