Topic will be (Language and Power)
Attached is the Example format of the Quote Log also attached are the assigned readings you should get your theses and reasons and other information from.
Review the course readings related to your selected social issue, select 4-6 key quotes from the reading selections, and complete the following for each:
Give the bibliographic information for the reading selection source in APA format. This can be copied and pasted from the class week where the reading is introduced.
Give the exact quote and page number (or paragraph number, if the source has no page numbers)
Paraphrase the quote and provide an in-text citation.
Explain why you selected the quote and how the quote relates to your selected social issue and your perspective on the issue
Indicate your topic, thesis, and reasons
Give 4-6 quote log “entries” where you provide the required information (see above under content)
Review the sample quote log below.
As a writer, you are free to decide how you use language, keeping the following in mind:
style: your language choices should result in a consistent writing style that is purposeful and aligned with your goals
readability: your language choices should ensure that your ideas are clear and easy to follow
When composing your paper, think about the conventions for academic writing, including:
punctuation: this includes things such as recommended use of commas, colons, and apostrophes.
word-level accuracy: this includes things such as capitalization, spelling, word-tense, and usage.
sentence-level accuracy: this includes things such as sentence boundaries, subject-verb agreement, and pronoun-antecedent agreement.
Take time to review your language choices after you’ve written your essay. Think about your goals for the style of this essay and your own writing habits (like using “text-speak,” omitting capitalization, or writing sentence fragments). Revise as necessary to accomplish your style and readability goals.
Reading your paper aloud is helpful technique when reviewing your language choices for style and readability.
Sources and Documentation
You are required to use three sources for this assignment. Your sources should be selected from the assigned course readings on your selected issue (language and power; freedom and security; health and wealth).
For each source, you should include APA-style reference citations and in-text citations
this is the assigned readings for this topic
McWhorter, J. (2012, August 13). Good applicants with bad grammar. New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2012/08/13/is-our-children-learning-enough-grammar-to-get-hired/good-applicants-with-bad-grammar
Rushkoff, D. (2013, January 30). It’s not just grammar: It’s clear thinking. New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2012/08/13/is-our-children-learning-enough-grammar-to-get-hired/its-not-just-grammar-its-clear-thinking
Haussamen, B. (2012, August 13). What good writing indicates, and doesn’t. New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2012/08/13/is-our-children-learning-enough-grammar-to-get-hired/what-good-writing-indicates-and-doesnt
Truss, L. (2012, August 13).The harm when schools play down grammar. New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2012/08/13/is-our-children-learning-enough-grammar-to-get-hired/the-harm-when-schools-play-down-grammar
Challenger, J. (2012, August 13). Consider the candidate and the position. New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2012/08/13/is-our-children-learning-enough-grammar-to-get-hired/consider-the-candidate-and-the-position
Topic will be (Language and Power)