Works Cited for Research and Source Log Assignment

Works Cited for Research and Source Log Assignment

I’m working on a English exercise and need support.

your choice that is connected to the class theme of “Monsters.”

Approaches:

  • Fictional: Look at a fictional movie, TV episode, music video, or piece of media and do a close analysis of the “monster/villain”
  • Historical: Look at a real-life dictator, serial killer, scientist, social network, etc. and do an analysis of the coverage of the person.
  • Scientific: Look at modern science e.g. cloning, Crispr, genetic modification etc. and decide whether that type of science is creating modern heroes or monsters.
  • Current events: Do a deep dive on a current event like border control, politics, make-up, sports, and analyze whether your topic is helping society or harming it

#1Assignment : “USE DOC. STYLE SEND TO ME”

GOAL:

When you research, one of the most time-consuming things to do is find sources and cite them. For this assignment, you will be finding 16 sources on your topic and writing a Works Cited for these sources.

DIRECTIONS:

1. Find 16 credible sources on your topic.

2. Write a Works Cited for each source

3. Turn in your Works Cited for Tutoring

4. Revise any issues that tutors located

#2 ASSIGNMENT : “USE SECOND DOC. STYLE SEND TO ME”

Instructions

Step 1: Review:Source Log: Researching the Monster

Step 2: Write the essay & save it as a .pdf or .doc with your name and assignment e.g. Nick Log.doc

Source Log: Researching the Monster

Background:

Research collection is essential for a good research project! You need to look at a large variety of texts to see the different perspectives, biases, philosophical lenses, and ideas connected to your research topic.

Learning Objectives:

SLO #3: Demonstrate analysis, comparison, synthesis, and documentation of independent research.

Task:

Step 1: For this essay, you will collect 16 sources about your topic and construct a source log.

  • 2 Primary Sources
  • 4 Scholarly Journal Articles (Go to Ebscohost or other library databases)
  • 2 Newspaper or magazine
  • 2 Data-driven/based sources e.g. stats or surveys
  • 2 Web-based Sources
  • 2 Book or e-book
  • 2 Choice Sources

Step 2: You will write an MLA Works Cited for each source.

Step 3: You will discover the reading or audience level of each source.

Step 4: You will complete a CARS Checklist(I will send to you) assessment for each source.

Step 5: Identify the source’s argument

Step 6: Include a note about any bias or philosophical perspectives the source expresses.

Step 7: Compile all this info into a Source Log essay that is Alphabetically organized by the MLA Citations and contains all the parts for each source.

Connection to Research Project:

  • You will pick 8 sources from this source log that you will use in your research project, Critical Thinking Challenge #5

The Format for Each Entry:

  • Work Cited
  • Reading Level/Audience Level
  • CARS Checklist Score
  • Source’s Argument
  • Note: about any bias or philosophical perspectives the source expresses.

Sample about the essay named:Source log on the bottom

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