Students will identify the skills necessary to write a successful essay for a college-level course.
Read the following document about writing processes.
Most papers use the following format:
1. Practice writing well-prepared, eye-catching introduction sentences using this site.
Write an introductory sentence on one of the following topics:
2. In every introduction there needs to be a thesis statement. A thesis statement:
Using the previous topic you chose, use the Thesis Builder website to create a thesis statement. Keep in mind that the Thesis Builder will guide you toward your thesis statement - it is still your responsibility to make sure that the thesis statement makes sense and that it is grammatically correct!!
DO NOT FORGET TO CITE YOUR SOURCES. IF YOU DO, IT IS CONSIDERED PLAGERISM AND CAN RESULT IN THE EXPULSION FROM THE UNIVERSITY
There is a lot of controversy about who is really flying the plane you happen to be riding on. There is new technology that allows pilots to use computers and electronic control systems that allow pilots to fly "hands off" beginning soon after takeoff, continuing through the flight route and -- in very rare cases -- all the way through touchdown.” A lot of people are worried that this may not be the best approach and safest way to fly.
Go the link: Tips for Effective Deadlines and review the strategies for setting deadlines.
Now, suppose you have a paper due for a teacher on April 30, 2012. The teacher assigns it April 2, 2012. Set deadlines for the following assignment using the calendar:
Assignment: A struggle between two or more opposing forces in a work is called conﬂict. Cite a piece of literature and explain the conﬂict embodied in the work.
Locate a piece of literature: ______________________________
Have 2 paragraphs completed: __________________________
Have 2 more paragraphs completed: __________________
Finish the rest of the paper: _____________________________
Have the writing center or someone revise the paper ____________________
Turn the completed paper in: April 30, 2012