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Lesson Plan on Integrating Quotations*

*Note: this lesson plan is not linked to a particular course, but was developed by Writing at Queens to be easily adapted for any course.  You may view and download all lesson plans in this series or download this lesson

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Writing & Library Research Methods Lesson Plan: Evaluating Sources in Context

Lesson objective(s):  Help students select the best sources for their work Total estimated time: 45 minutes Additional outcome(s): Make evaluation criteria more concrete in students’ minds, get indirect feedback on their bibliography Course work or assignment underway: Research paper Work

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Writing & Library Research Methods Lesson Plan: Subject Encyclopedia Analysis

Lesson objective(s): Familiarity with the content and structure of a subject encyclopedia article in order to write in this style later on. Total estimated time: 40 minutes Additional outcome(s): Awareness of the advantages and disadvantages of subject encyclopedias as a

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Writing & Library Research Methods Lesson Plan: Identifying the Conversation

Lesson objective(s):  Applying Gaipa’s analogy of a conversation to texts we’ve read for class, students will map out some of the positions that scholars are taking Total estimated time:  30 minutes Additional outcome(s): More practice working with academic language Course

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Writing & Library Research Methods Lesson Plan: Using Reference Sources

Lesson objective(s):  To get information from reference sources at appropriate times Total estimated time: 50-55 minutes Additional outcome(s): Begin to understand how library information is structured Distinguish between general & subject-specific reference sources Course work or assignment underway: Wikipedia assignment

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Writing & Library Research Methods Lesson Plan: Evaluating Wikipedia Articles

Lesson objective(s):  To practice evaluating a source based on specific criteria. Total estimated time: 40 minutes Additional outcome(s): Become familiar with Wikipedia’s philosophy in preparation to edit it. Course work or assignment underway: Wikipedia article assessment Work and/or reading completed

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Writing about Music Lesson Plan: Sources

Lesson Plan on Sources Emily Wilbourne, Queens College, CUNY, Music Music 121 or 122  Lesson objective(s): Students will think about the various types of academic sources within the context of their own research project. Total estimated time: 30 minutes. Additional

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Writing about Music Lesson Plan: Quotation Frames

Lesson Plan on Quotation Frames Emily Wilbourne, Queens College, CUNY, Music Music 121 or 122 Lesson objective(s): Total estimated time: 35-40 minutes. Additional outcome(s): This is a writing exercise, but it is also a reading exercise that should make students

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Writing in the Sciences Lesson Plan: Using Multiple Sources

Lesson Plan on Using Multiple Sources for a Perspectives Journal Article Esther Muehlbauer, Queens College Department of Biology CW2: Writing in the Sciences – Evolutionary Themes Lesson Objective:  To gracefully present diverse “perspectives” on an evolutionary topic for a scientific

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