A very entertaining creative video project from Mrs. Geise's senior class for A Midsummer Night's Dream; starring Tyler Browning, Chase Dearing, Rick Adams, Jacob Rankin, Austin Bellar, and some puppets! Edited by Jacob Rankin.
This video will help you fill out your narrative plan worksheet. This worksheet is meant to help you decide which events you will write about in your project and what genres would best suit each event in your story.
This video shows you how to set up a paper in MLA format, the format used in most English and Social Studies classes. It goes through header format, font, spacing, and how to save it all to a template for future use. This video uses Word 2010.
This video is specifically for Mrs. Geise's English students. This explains how to complete your sources worksheet to document information on your sources and prove that it's a reliable source. Complete ONE WORKSHEET PER SOURCE as you find sources for your paper.
Finding reliable sources can be a huge problem in research papers. There's all kinds of information out there, but how do you know that information is reliable and can be trusted? View the following video on reliable sources to learn how to determine reliability through authorship, bias, and timeliness of the source.
I know! I KNOW! You really like Wikipedia; however, your teachers are always telling you not to use it. WHY!? Don't they realize it's awesome!!? Well, students, there are some really good reasons why you shouldn't use Wikipedia in your research papers and I'm here to explain why. Watch and be converted!!
We all know plagiarism is bad and can result in zeros on assignments, office referrals, and a break down of trust between students and teachers, but what is plagiarism? How does one avoid plagiarizing? Watch this video to learn about plagiarism and some tips to avoid it. You might be surprised to learn that you may be plagiarizing and not even know it!!
In a researched paper and whenever you are using information from another source, you must use internal citations to show where that information came from. This video will show you what internal citations are and how to create them. Use this for your English classes and your RAP researched paper.