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Writing for College History: A Short Handbook / Edition 1

Writing for College History: A Short Handbook / Edition 1

by Robert M. Frakes
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    ISBN-13: 2900618306038
    Publisher: Cengage Learning
    Publication date: 08/27/2003
    Edition description: New Edition
    Pages: 72
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    Table of Contents

    1. Short Writing Assignments 1.1 The Sentence 1.2 The Sentence as Building Block 1.3 The Paragraph 1.4 The History Identification Paragraph 1.5 The Paragraph as Building Block of the Essay 1.6 The Journal as a Writing Assignment 1.7 The Letter as a Writing Assignment 1.8 Conclusion: Clarity and Content 2. The In-Class Essay 2.1 The Five-Paragraph (or more) Essay 2.2 Primary Sources and Point of View 2.3 Time Budgeting for Essays 2.4 The Thesis 2.5 Conclusion: Studying for In-Class Essay Examinations 3. The Five-Page Paper 3.1 The Thesis of the Paper 3.2 Sample Outlines 3.3 Plagiarism 3.4 Citation of Sources 3.5 The Internet as a Resource 3.6 Examples of Good and Bad Five-Page Papers 3.7 Conclusion: Revising the Draft 4. The Research Paper 4.1 Types of Papers 4.2 Defining the Topic 4.3 Using Primary and Secondary Sources 4.4 The Internet as a Resource 4.5 Structure and Organization 4.6 Rules for Layout or Appearance 4.7 Conclusion: Revising the Research Paper 4.8 Examples of Introductions and Conclusions of Research Papers Appendices 1. Common Mistakes 2. Sample Citations 3. Sample Bibliography 4. Classic History Essay Questions

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