Encyclopedia-Style Entries for Reference Page
Purpose: to provide a concise overview of your assigned topic
Audience: your peers (an "outsider," non-professional audience unfamiliar with the topic)
Writing Foci: concision, "logos"
Create a compact (200-250 word) encyclopedia-style entry on your assigned topic.
all the high points, providing appropriate (but brief)
examples. Your group and others from the class will reference and quote your
short essay, so make it professional in content and voice. Conclude with an MLA-style
Works Cited section that lists all sources referenced. (If your topic is an essay
or book, there will only be one entry in this section.)
Dr. Paul Marchbanks