10th Grade Honors Winter Syllabus- 2015- 2016 NOTE: This is a tentative syllabus that is subject to change. This syllabus may change during the next 9 weeks due to schedule changes and/or extended lessons. If a change occurs, I will let the students know during class and they may adjust the syllabus.
If you are absent today, you will do your own presentation on Group #3’s topic.
Group #1: What is MLA? What does a MLA formatted essay look like with headings and all. What are the main parts of any essay. Show the class what a well-written MLA formatted essay looks like. Give the history of MLA and listings of schools and subjects that use this type of format. Include parts of the essay for example headings, table of contents, how to include pictures or diagrams Group #2: There are many types of formatting- MLA is just one. Explain and show the differences and similarities among: MLA, APA, and Chicago style. Make sure you show what all these differences look like within an essay with parenthetical citations and a works-cited page. Group #3: Works-Cited page: what does a proper one look like and what are the requirements for a Works-Cited page. What is the difference between this and a bibliography. When do you use each? Go over how to cite (on a works-cited page) the main types of resources such as a book, book with 2 authors, article, website, article on a website, interview etc…Also discuss credibility