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ESLW 340 Internet Websites

Choosing a President 2016

Essay Readings: Bioethics
@ E1C US Nat'l Inst. of Health Bioethics page
@ E1E Bioethics Discussion Pages

Essay Readings: Torture
Video about the Bush-era Torture Controversies
@ E2A Background & Vocabulary for Torture Topics
@ E2B "The Case For Torture": With Discussons
@ E2D ACLU Torture page
@ E2E CIA Admits Waterboarding *see other links this page too
@ E2F Interview with Allan Dershowitz (Supports Torture)
@ E2G Critique of Dershowitz
@ E2H Amnesty International (Opposes Torture)
@ E2J Anti-torture editorial from Canadian newspaper
@ E2K Why Bush should have signed the Torture Bill
@ E2L Frontline (PBS) TV Program on Torture (2005)
@ E2M PBS/Frontline's Torture website FAQs
@ E2N US Army Field Manual Torture Rules
@ E2O The Geneva Conventions
E21 The Torture Memo, 2003 This memo is the document that argues the President has a right to torture anyone in any way he decides, regardless of international law. It was kept secret from 2003 until 2008.
@ E22 "Revenge" - radio report on revenge


Essay Readings: Freedoms & Rights
@ The Story of the Bill of Rights

Essay Readings: Same-Sex Marriage
A Pop Quiz on Marriage
FAQs about Same-Sex Marriage (PDF)
MarriageEquality.org
Same-sex marriage in the United States (Wikipedia)
Same-Sex Marriage in Canada - a Timeline
Research on Familiarity and how it changes opinions

Essay Readings: Marijuana Legalization
Medical Marijuana Pro/Con
For Legalization
Against Legalization
Further Web References
How To Do Library Searches on this Topic
Frontline (TV): America's War on Marijuana
Answers.com Arguments For/Against Drug Prohibition

Academic Writing Skills (General)
@ W1A The Academic Writer
@ W1B Academic Writing Steps
@ W1C Academic Writing in America for ESL students I
@ W1C Academic Writing in America for ESL students II
@ W1C Academic Writing - Key words to know
@ W1D Improving Your Writing Style
@ W1E College Writing - How is it different?

Writing a Research Paper
@ W2A The SCC Library Homepage
@ W2B Choosing A Good Search Tool
@ W2C Using a Library To Search
@ W2D How To Write a Research Paper
@ W2E Research: The Five Commandments
@ W2F How to Do Research
@ W2H Google's Scholar Search
@ W2I How to Write a Good Research Questions
@ W2J Outlines
@ W2K Outlines
@ W2M Outline Maker!

Citations & Works Cited
@ W3A NoodleBibExpress: Writes Citations For You!
@ W3B How to Use Sources
@ W3C How to Cite Correctly: MLA Style
@ W3F APA Style (very comprehensive)
@ W3G Citing Internet Sources
@ W3H In-text Citations #2
@ W3J Works Cited Pages
@ W3I In-Text Citations
@ W3K All kinds of citation EXAMPLES

Evaluating Internet Information, Sources, Websites, etc.
@ W4A Evaluating Web Sources (a Google search)
@ W4B The Internet Detective: Web Practice
@ W4C More About Evaluating Web Sources
@ W4D Critical Thinking about Web Sources

Plagiarism
@ W5A PLAGIARISM TUTORIAL
@ W5B Plagiarim: A Good Handout (PDF)
@ W5C Plagiarism Tutorial #1 (funny!)
@ W5D Plagiarism Tutorial #2
@ W5E Plagiarism Tutorial #3
@ W5E Plagiarism Tutorial #4
@ W5E Indiana University Plagiarism Site (excellent)
@ W5E Plagiarism Game

Miscellaneous
@ W-A Writing = Work & a Way Out
@ W-A More Time for Writing
@ W-A Writing, Teens & Technology
@ W-C Librarian's Internet Index


Think GrammarCheck Really Works? Think Again!
Try this little rhyme in your word processor's grammar checker:

I warning all the students my
When them the grammar checks do try
the box it no can think as you
But "why", "it!" can't? They're cry.
 
It no been gone at colleges ever,
so how it could able is be so clever?
Using yours brain what has in your head
Or else you'll be gotten no grade "A never.

ESLW 340 Assignments and Handouts *downloadable*
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The Basics of Writing
& Interesting Readings

Review ALL of this if:
*this is your first college writing class
*you are repeating W 310
*you had trouble in W 50

REVIEW of Paragraph Writing
@ A1a Paragraphs explained
@ A1b Paragraph Punch step-by-step - Click "DEMO"
@ A1c Paragraph Skills quizzes
@ A1d Paragraphs explained

Different Kinds of Paragraphs
@ A2a Comparison/Contrast Paragraphs
@ A2b Cause & Effect Paragraphs
@ A2c Writing Cause/Effect Sentences
@ A2d Writing Argument Sentences

Topic Sentences Review
@ A3a Basic topic sentence explanation
@ A3b Topic sentence examples
@ A3c Writing simple paragraph transitions into your topic sentences.

Essay Writing Review
@ A4a Basic information about the 5-paragraph essay and its parts
@ A4b All about essays
@ A4c A complete short essay (SAMPLE)
@ A4d Essay Punch step-by-step - Click "DEMO"
@ A4e Types of essays (and many other good links)

Readings to get you started
@ A5a Writing: A Powerful Message from State Government
@ A5b Writing, Technology and Teens
@ A5c A good source for quotations on any subject!
@ A5d The McDonald's Bag-a-McMeal page
@ A5e Proposition 19 Marijuana Legalization (Ballotpedia)
@ A5f Medical Marijuana Pro/Con (a somewhat different issue)
@ A5g What to do when you're STUCK

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How to Write Better Essays
& Stronger Paragraphs

@ B1a The Academic Essay
@ B1b Huge Essay Info resource at Gallaudet Univ.
@ B1c Different Kinds of Essays
@ B1d Five-Paragraph Essay, more advanced explanation
@ B1e Academic Writing: very complete website
@ B1f Practice Writing HERE

Compare/Contrast Essays In Depth
@ B2a Basic C/C Essay Forms
@ B2b C/C Essay Forms
@ B2c C/C Essay Handout
@ B2d C/C Example Essay
@ B2e C/C Language Quiz (medium hard)

Cause-Effect Essays
@ B3a Basic C-E Essay Forms
@ B3b Writing C-E Essays
@ B3c 11 Short C-E Student Writing Examples
@ B3d C-E Language Quiz (medium hard)

Persuasive/Argumentative Essays
@ B4a Basic Opinion/Persuasion Essay Forms
@ B4b Writing Persuasive Essays
@ B4c 18 Short Opinion/Persuasion Student Writing Examples
@ B4d Pro/Con arguments on many topics
@ B4e Anti-smoking arguments
Argument Essay Practice (32 page handout)
@ B4f Sample W50 Opinion Essay #1 & @ Essay #2
@ B4g Sample W310/320 Persuasive Essay (short)

Thesis Statements
@ B5a Basic Explanation of a Thesis Statement
@ B5b What a Thesis Statement Is
@ B5c Quick Quiz: Thesis statements (easy)
@ B5d Thesis Statement handout

Introductions & Conclusions
@ B6a Introductory paragraphs: What NOT to do
@ B6b Model Intro and Conclusion

Can You Summarize That?
@ B7a Basics of Writing a Summary
@ B7b Practice Summary writing: 100 words
@ B7c Practice Summary writing: 50 words
@ B7d Practice Summary writing: 25 words

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Grammar & Style for
W 310 Writing

Grammar and Sentence Structure
Level 50 Easy
@ C1a Putting Sentences in Order (easy)
@ C1b Many Grammar Tests (all topics)
@ C1c Self-Study Grammar Quizzes (all topics)
Level 310/320
@ C1d Grammar Topics (G310/G320)
@ C1e Verb Tense Tutorial
@ C1f Modal Verb Tutorial
@ C1g Grammar Review
@ C1h Two sentence styles we use
@ C1i Sentence Structure for Writing

Writing Styles & Expectations in U.S. Universities
@ C2a Writing for US College Audiences
@ C2b Writing for US Business Audiences
@ C2c ESL students and American writing style
@ C2d High School Writing vs. College Writing
@ C2e US Higher Ed: A Cultural Introduction
@ C2f Writing in Specific Subjects/Careers
@ C2g Plagiarism: What it is and how to avoid it

Editing/Proofreading Skills
@ C3a Where Do I Begin?
@ C3b Finding Common Errors
@ C3c Suggestions for Proofreading
@ C3d Great handout on Editing (.doc)

Revising & Rewriting Strategies
@ C4a Revising for Cohesion
@ C4b Steps for Revising Your Paper
@ C4c Great handout on Revising (.doc)

Citations & Works Cited
@ C5a Why Do We Cite Our Sources?
@ C5b How to Use Sources (MLA)
@ C5c How Can I Put Sources Into My Writing?

MLA & APA Styles
@ C6a How to Cite Correctly: MLA Style Intro
@ C6b MLA Style (Complete Listings)
@ C6c How to Cite Correctly: APA Style Intro
@ C6d APA Style (Complete Listings)

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Handouts *downloadable*
& Information

NEW FOR FALL 2011
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD PDF FILE for FALL 2011 STUDENT INFORMATION, TEXTBOOK, GRADING, ETC!
* If needed, download Adobe PDF Reader free.

§ Student Information Sheet COMING SOON
§ Class Schedule Weeks 1-8 COMING SOON
§ Class Schedule Weeks 9-17 COMING SOON

§THE WEBSITE FOR OUR TEXTBOOK! (Vocabulary, Glossary, Web Activities)

ONLINE practice from our textbook
§ Compare-Contrast Practice 1 (Quiz)
§ Cause Effect Practice 1 (Quiz)
§ Argumentative Practice 1 (Quiz)
§ Argumentative Practice 2 (Quiz)

W 50 Review Examples
§ ESLW 50 Good Paragraph Example with COLOR
§ ESLW 50 Supporting a Paragraph with 1-2-3 Style
§ ESLW 50 Revising Well - Examples with COLOR
§ Organizing Paragraph Ideas
§ Chapter 8 Exercise Sentences
§ Paragraph/Essay Checklist PDF

W 310 Examples
§ Cause/Effect Group Paragraphs with COLOR
§ Good Theses & Topic Sentences AHE#1
§ Good Topic Sentences Analyzed
§ Good Conclusion Paragraph Analyzed
§ Writing Essays (Book Excerpt)

COLLEGE EXCELLENCE
NOTE TAKING
TAKING TESTS
CRITICAL THINKING
READING


The Basics of Writing
& Interesting Readings

Review ALL of this if:
*this is your first college writing class
*you are repeating W 310
*you had trouble in W 50

REVIEW of Paragraph Writing
@ A1a Paragraphs explained
@ A1b Paragraph Punch step-by-step - Click "DEMO"
@ A1c Paragraph Skills quizzes
@ A1d Paragraphs explained

Different Kinds of Paragraphs
@ A2a Comparison/Contrast Paragraphs
@ A2b Cause & Effect Paragraphs
@ A2c Writing Cause/Effect Sentences
@ A2d Writing Argument Sentences

Topic Sentences Review
@ A3a Basic topic sentence explanation
@ A3b Topic sentence examples
@ A3c Writing simple paragraph transitions into your topic sentences.

Essay Writing Review
@ A4a Basic information about the 5-paragraph essay and its parts
@ A4b All about essays
@ A4c A complete short essay (SAMPLE)
@ A4d Essay Punch step-by-step - Click "DEMO"
@ A4e Types of essays (and many other good links)

Readings to get you started
@ A5a Writing: A Powerful Message from State Government
@ A5b Writing, Technology and Teens
@ A5c A good source for quotations on any subject!
@ A5d The McDonald's Bag-a-McMeal page
@ A5e Proposition 19 Marijuana Legalization (Ballotpedia)
@ A5f Medical Marijuana Pro/Con (a somewhat different issue)
@ A5g What to do when you're STUCK

Send Your Favorite Links to Prof. Thomas

How to Write Better Essays
& Stronger Paragraphs

@ B1a The Academic Essay
@ B1b Huge Essay Info resource at Gallaudet Univ.
@ B1c Different Kinds of Essays
@ B1d Five-Paragraph Essay, more advanced explanation
@ B1e Academic Writing: very complete website
@ B1f Practice Writing HERE

Compare/Contrast Essays In Depth
@ B2a Basic C/C Essay Forms
@ B2b C/C Essay Forms
@ B2c C/C Essay Handout
@ B2d C/C Example Essay
@ B2e C/C Language Quiz (medium hard)

Cause-Effect Essays
@ B3a Basic C-E Essay Forms
@ B3b Writing C-E Essays
@ B3c 11 Short C-E Student Writing Examples
@ B3d C-E Language Quiz (medium hard)

Persuasive/Argumentative Essays
@ B4a Basic Opinion/Persuasion Essay Forms
@ B4b Writing Persuasive Essays
@ B4c 18 Short Opinion/Persuasion Student Writing Examples
@ B4d Pro/Con arguments on many topics
@ B4e Anti-smoking arguments
Argument Essay Practice (32 page handout)
@ B4f Sample W50 Opinion Essay #1 & @ Essay #2
@ B4g Sample W310/320 Persuasive Essay (short)

Thesis Statements
@ B5a Basic Explanation of a Thesis Statement
@ B5b What a Thesis Statement Is
@ B5c Quick Quiz: Thesis statements (easy)
@ B5d Thesis Statement handout

Introductions & Conclusions
@ B6a Introductory paragraphs: What NOT to do
@ B6b Model Intro and Conclusion

Can You Summarize That?
@ B7a Basics of Writing a Summary
@ B7b Practice Summary writing: 100 words
@ B7c Practice Summary writing: 50 words
@ B7d Practice Summary writing: 25 words

Send Your Favorite Links to Prof. Thomas

Grammar & Style for
W 310 Writing

Grammar and Sentence Structure
Level 50 Easy
@ C1a Putting Sentences in Order (easy)
@ C1b Many Grammar Tests (all topics)
@ C1c Self-Study Grammar Quizzes (all topics)
Level 310/320
@ C1d Grammar Topics (G310/G320)
@ C1e Verb Tense Tutorial
@ C1f Modal Verb Tutorial
@ C1g Grammar Review
@ C1h Two sentence styles we use
@ C1i Sentence Structure for Writing

Writing Styles & Expectations in U.S. Universities
@ C2a Writing for US College Audiences
@ C2b Writing for US Business Audiences
@ C2c ESL students and American writing style
@ C2d High School Writing vs. College Writing
@ C2e US Higher Ed: A Cultural Introduction
@ C2f Writing in Specific Subjects/Careers
@ C2g Plagiarism: What it is and how to avoid it

Editing/Proofreading Skills
@ C3a Where Do I Begin?
@ C3b Finding Common Errors
@ C3c Suggestions for Proofreading
@ C3d Great handout on Editing (.doc)

Revising & Rewriting Strategies
@ C4a Revising for Cohesion
@ C4b Steps for Revising Your Paper
@ C4c Great handout on Revising (.doc)

Citations & Works Cited
@ C5a Why Do We Cite Our Sources?
@ C5b How to Use Sources (MLA)
@ C5c How Can I Put Sources Into My Writing?

MLA & APA Styles
@ C6a How to Cite Correctly: MLA Style Intro
@ C6b MLA Style (Complete Listings)
@ C6c How to Cite Correctly: APA Style Intro
@ C6d APA Style (Complete Listings)

Send Your Favorite Links to Prof. Thomas

Handouts *downloadable*
& Information

NEW FOR FALL 2011
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD PDF FILE for FALL 2011 STUDENT INFORMATION, TEXTBOOK, GRADING, ETC!
* If needed, download Adobe PDF Reader free.

§ Student Information Sheet COMING SOON
§ Class Schedule Weeks 1-8 COMING SOON
§ Class Schedule Weeks 9-17 COMING SOON

§THE WEBSITE FOR OUR TEXTBOOK! (Vocabulary, Glossary, Web Activities)

ONLINE practice from our textbook
§ Compare-Contrast Practice 1 (Quiz)
§ Cause Effect Practice 1 (Quiz)
§ Argumentative Practice 1 (Quiz)
§ Argumentative Practice 2 (Quiz)

W 50 Review Examples
§ ESLW 50 Good Paragraph Example with COLOR
§ ESLW 50 Supporting a Paragraph with 1-2-3 Style
§ ESLW 50 Revising Well - Examples with COLOR
§ Organizing Paragraph Ideas
§ Chapter 8 Exercise Sentences
§ Paragraph/Essay Checklist PDF

W 310 Examples
§ Cause/Effect Group Paragraphs with COLOR
§ Good Theses & Topic Sentences AHE#1
§ Good Topic Sentences Analyzed
§ Good Conclusion Paragraph Analyzed
§ Writing Essays (Book Excerpt)

COLLEGE EXCELLENCE
NOTE TAKING
TAKING TESTS
CRITICAL THINKING
READING