Students present their essays individually, in front of the class. They can focus on their argument and evidence. They can also briefly describe their writing and/ or research process, and talk about what they learned about their topic.
Here is a sample essay assignment. After reading the essay guidelines, students can do the following: Pick your topic from the list and post it on Blackboard. In your own words describe the essay assignment: what you have to do, what relevant assignments you will be asked to submit, and […]
In this TEDTalk James Schmidt discusses the value of self-reflection. Students can watch the video and discuss it prior to completing their own reflection essay.
For their last project, students will write a 1-3 page reflection on what they have learned and experienced in this course. See attachment for detailed instructions.
For their last project, students will write a 2-3 page reflection on what they have learned and experienced in this course. See attachment for detailed instructions.
Should children under the age of 12 be given smart phones? Read “Compulsive texting takes toll on teenagers” and “An Ugly Toll of Technology: Impatience and Forgetfulness.” Write a two-to-three paragraph essay in which you make an argument (a claim/position supported by reasons) in response to this the question above. […]
You are writing an annotated bibliography as an indication of the sources you intend to use for your essay. The goal here is to continue thinking critically about your topic and the sources you decide to incorporate into your essay. Your annotated bibliography must include at least 4 sources relevant […]
Now that you’ve conducted some research on your topic for the argumentative essay, it’s time to select one article from CQ Researcher and do the following: – provide a brief summary of the article, including the main idea and supporting details – respond to the article: how did you find it, why did […]
This is a sample peer review assignment for the argumentative essay.