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Classroom Tools

for A Student's Guide to Writing College Papers by Kate L. Turabian

The documents included in these Classroom Tools are in PDF format.


The Instructor's Guide, written by the editors, covers tips, practices, and strategies that they have collected from the thousands of teachers who have used the approach embodied in the Student's Guide, as well as brief accounts of the key elements in the theory of writing and writing pedagogy that underlies their approach, and some basic advice for teachers new to this approach.


The sample activities and assignments listed below were written by the editors and are intended to help instructors engage their students in the work of a research project.

Brainstorming Readings
Brainstorming Questions
Post-Discussion Questions
Making Trouble
Brainstroming Papers with Questions
Conference Proposals

Seeing is Believing
False Web Facts
Source Hunt
Generations of Bibliography
True Reports

Problem Statements
Finding Common Ground
Retrofitting Problems
Retrofitting Introductions

Parts of Argument
Film Debates
Claim Game
Argument Critique
Civics Lessons
The Paper Exchange
Brainstorming Alternatives
The Alternative Server
Exchanging Alternatives
My Favorite Martian
Argument Boxes


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