Lesson 15

The Goal:  

This is it! Your goal for this lesson is to complete your research paper and turn it in, along with a 1-page reflective memo that discusses your experience.

What to Read:

Reflective Writing and the Revision Process: What Were You Thinking?‘   by Sandra L. Giles in  Writing Spaces, Vol 1.

Writing Exercise:

1.   The Final Draft (100 points)

  • 7-9 pages, +1 Works Cited page
  • minimum of 6 sources
  • grammar and punctuation should be highly polished with no errors
  • you must have an obvious thesis statement with organized supporting paragraphs that illuminate your thesis
  • your argument must be logical
  • formatting should be flawless

2. Write a memo of no more than 500 words  addressed to your instructor that discusses  the following:  How has your view of what it means to be a good writer developed over the course of this semester? Please discuss one piece of your own writing from this semester to help you explain your view.

Submission Checklist:

  • Final draft research essay (100  points)
  • Reflective memo: WA10 (20 points)

with Megan Bush