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For today, you’ll submit –

  1. Text annotations for FOUR researched sources.
    • ONE source must be from a reputable journal (like those published by universities and professional organizations).
  2. Four rhetorical précis.
  3. Responses to reading questions for each source.
  4. A Works Cited page for all four sources.

Four Researched Sources……

Text Annotations

Submit your text annotations. To create your annotations, you may use Adobe Acrobat (see directions below). You may also convert pdfs to Word and use Word tools to annotate, print texts and handwrite your annotations, or choose another method that works for you. Try to produce a single document for each annotated text.

Rhetorical Précis Instructions

Write all précis on a single, continuous document as shown in the template to minimize the number of attachments and add a Works Cited page as the last page of the document.

Précis Instructions

Rhetorical Précis Blank Template in Word

Rhetorical Précis Blank Template in PDF

Response Questions

In addition to the précis, you will respond to the following questions after the précis for each source, providing specific details:

    • Using the CRAAP test, how sound is this source and why?
    • What do you find strong or especially agree with based on your current understanding and why?
    • What do you find weak, fallacious, or especially disagree with based on your current understanding and why?
    • Has your thinking about your chosen topic changed as a result of this source and why/why not?
    • How might you use this source in an essay you might write?

Works Cited Page

Include an accurate Works Cited page, using the information found HERE.