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ENGL 401A - First Year Writing (UNH Manchester): Format

Activity Set Up

Frequently professors ask students to use a variety of information sources for a project. Why?


Can you identify the types of sources on your table?


Consider the following about your source. Be sure to list the title of the source you choose.

Title of the source

Purpose of the source

Describe the tone and language the author uses?

Who is the intended audience?

What do you notice about the accuracy of your source? Are there references?

Who is the creator of your source? What is their level of authority and or expertise?

What type of source is it?


Submit your work via a discussion board in MyCourses or a Google Doc


Activity adapted from Keene Info-Lit Bank.