Writing for College History: A Short Handbook / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Within a mere 72 pages, this book includes chapters on short writing assignments-beginning with the sentence-and progressively moves on to longer assignments, including the essay exam, the five-page paper, and the research paper. This pedagogy accounts for all students, including those who may be studying history to fulfill a requirement.
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|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