BASIC ESSAY INFORMATION
-Here are the specific guidelines for an MLA style essay or research paper. Yes, you must follow ALL of these guidelines whenever you must type a paper for my class. If you paper is not properly formatted, it will not be properly graded.
-Click here for an example of an MLA Works Cited Page. Please note ALL of the specifications.
-Here are the instructions for an annotated bibliography along with an example.
The OWL at Purdue is a wonderful reference for anything concerning writing. Here is the link to their page on in-text citations.
AP Essay Writing
-Here is the rubric that will be used for all 3 AP style essays. I will tell you which scale I am using each time.
-Here are some pointers on all of your timed writings.
-This is a really nice packet for you to download and peruse at your leisure. Please read all of the tips!
-Here is a nice tutorial by Mr. Singleton on analyzing prompts.
-Here is a really interesting video on the use of "elevated language" in your writing.
-Here is a video lesson on using quotations in your writing.
-Here is another view on thesis statements. This is a really helpful video!
-Here is the PowerPoint with the AP thesis statement pattern for Persuasive.
-Here is the template for a rhetorical analysis thesis statement.
-Here is the handout on the rhetorical precis format. Remember that this is the format for your intro to your rhetorical analysis.