ENG 152: Writing from Sources
English and Communications
Behrens and Rosen.
Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum
Writing from Sources introduces students to writing a summary, acritique, explanatory and argumentative syntheses, and an analysis. Students will learn how toread critically and evaluate arguments from a variety of sources.
By the end of this course, students should be able to write a summary, a critique,explanatory and argumentative syntheses, and an analysis. They should also be familiar with paraphrasing and incorporating quotations into their own sentences.
At the end of this course students should be able to:
Tell the difference between a summary, a critique, explanatory and argumentativesyntheses, and an analysis
Interpret charts and graphs
Summarize and paraphrase
Incorporate quotations into their own sentences
Critically analyze different reading materials
Evaluate authors’ arguments
Show relation between the main idea and supporting evidence
Discover paragraph and essay organization
Use appropriate vocabulary
90-100% A80-89% B70-79% C60-69% D0-60% F
Any reading or assignment should be completed for the day it is listed2.
NO LATE WORK will be accepted.3.
Unannounced, or “pop” quizzes will be given in class over a variety of topics