Quick Set of Announcements
- We don't have a composition final. However, I will be in Classroom East 213 C from 9:00 to 12:00 on Thursday, May 4th. Also, I will be in office from 9:00 to 12 on Tuesday, May 9th. Feel free to swing by if you want some feedback or help with studying for your History Exam or writing up outlines for your essay questions.
- Let's everyone take a few moments to do course evaluations!
Writing Project 3 -- The New Genre
- Some of the links you have provided ... I can't open or access. Let's make certain that I can access that your new genre.
- Grading Criteria for this Assignment:
- Does the writing clearly convey a purpose?
- Does the writer follow the conventions of the genre?
- Letter to the Editor
- Letter (For instance, does the salutation identify a specific audience)
- Does the writer make adequate use of the genre's functionality? (For instance, for a Facebook page, does the author post his or her own written content along with other types of content, such as videos, memes, articles, and other pages?)
- Does the writer rely on research from Writing Project 2 to communicate purpose?
- Does the writer make use of ethos, pathos, and logos to reach the audience?
- Does the writing demonstrate critical thinking and engagement?
- Please consider REVISING and resubmitting if you feel your New Genre work could be substantially improved.
The Final Portfolio
- Does it have a professional looking appearance with a title page and a table of contents?
- Does it have a strong organizational structure that is readily evident with a table of contents?
The Reflective Overview
- Structured as an essay with an introduction with a thesis, body paragraphs, and a strong conclusion.
- Introduction establishes context by mentioning that you were a part of LCE. Spends some time trying to establish a relationship with the reader.
- Thesis -- identifies what topics you will be discussing throughout the RO.
- Body of essay is collection of well-developed paragraphs that work together to make a cohesive, thematic unit.
- Body of essay relies on details and examples, using strong, specific language.
- Demonstrates critical thinking and insight
- Accurately and honestly reflects and discusses the ups and downs of your semester
- Actively works to respond to the assignment prompt
- Body of essay -- Writer specifically references the evidence provided. Discusses the evidence and explains how it is significant for learning and how it might be applied in the future.
- Conclusion -- sums up the points made throughout the essay and offers a final comments on learning, growth, and development as a critical thinker and citizen of the world and how LCE contributed to this development.
- Is organized and labeled appropriately into 3 sections
- A sufficient amount of evidence is provided for each section.