When writing an academic paper, what is the tone of voice and point of view that should most often be used?
It is important to maintain a scholarly tone of voice, this does not mean that the writing needs to be dry or full of jargon. It simply means that it should be unbiased, scholarly, and supported by evidence. According to the 2010 APA style guide, arguments should be non-combative. It is also important to maintain an objective point of view throughout your writing; this means stay away from the first person and second person point of view where the writer uses pronouns like, I, me, you and yours. It is best to stick with third person point of view, in which the writer uses pronouns like he, she, and they. Third person point of view also identifies individuals by proper nouns and nouns, such as an individual's name and/or title.
What is a polygon? What do you call the sum of all sides of any polygon? Does the shape of the polygon effect the outcome?
A polygon is a shape consisting of 3 or more straight lines that make up a closed shape. The sum of all the sides of any given polygon is called the perimeter. A perimeter is the length of the outline surrounding a two-dimensional shape. Although the shape of the polygon may affect the number of the side you will be adding to find the perimeter, the shape does not change how you will go about finding the perimeter.
What is the most important component of a cohesive lesson plan?
Although each component of a well written and cohesive lesson plan is very important, the first and most important component is a clear objective. Every other part of the lesson revolves around to have a clearly defined learning target. When writing a lesson plan, it is best to start with the end in mind. Think about what you want your learner to know and understand, and then build your lesson around that. Ask yourself, "what is the outcome I am looking for from this lesson?"