Final Examination and Thesis-driven Essay

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American culture
Three exams: 20% each Quizzes and Assignments: 10% Oral Presentation: 10% 5-page paper: 20%

Composition 1 Homework/Classwork [weeks 1-15] You will be assigned a variety of different homework and classwork tasks, includesing quizzes, critical reading assignments, and other teacher assigned work. | 10% | Peer Review [weeks 6-15] For projects 1, 2 and 3, you will be asked to participate in meaningful peer review using My Reviewers | 10% | Conferences You will attend at least two individual conferences with the instructor to help in the development of your writing. | N/A | Project One: Bibliographic Essay [weeks 2-6] Project One asks you to write an 800-1000-word polished essay in which you articulate a claim as to how perspectives about your topic have shifted (or not shifted) over time. You should ensure that your claim is fully supported with paraphrased, quoted, and summarized material drawn from two chosen sources. | 20% | Project Two: Thesis-Driven Essay [weeks 6-10] In Project 2, you will be asked to compose a polished essay of 1000-1200 words that asserts an arguable thesis and is supported by research. After researching, developing an understanding of both critical literacy and historical perspectives, and learning to extend personal interests into researchable ideas (and arguable claims), you will combine these skills to write a thesis-driven, research-based essay | 30% | Project Three: Remediation [weeks 10-14] Presentations [week 15] In Project Three, you will find and remediate your project two thesis-driven essay. Students will produce one digital remediation that addresses a new audience and/or purpose (an audience and/or purpose that is different than the thesis-driven essay’s audience and/or purpose). Students will then write an 800-1,000 word remediation analysis that discusses their rhetorical choices: new audience and/or purpose, medium, and design/arrangement choices. | 30% |

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