Week of 2 October 2006
The online syllabus mistakenly had this assignment due too early. This is its proper due date.
Write about your passion.
What gets you out of bed in the morning? What keeps you going through your day? What makes life worth living? Use your passion as your topic, and develop a thesis that makes a specific, non-obvious claim about your passion. Remember to provide a thesis statement that provides the reasoning blueprint that gives shape to the rest of your essay. (Like Essay 1, Essay 2 will be 2-3 pages long.)Continue reading...
Write a 200-word paragraph that explains one specific way that helps you deal with stress productively. Please chose a topic that differs from the one you plan to choose for Essay 2.
For Paragraph 5, rather than a list of helpful, general advice that I could find in a brochure somewhere ("Get enough rest and eat a healthy diet"), I'm looking for something very specific that helps you. Please don't feel that my solution for dealing with stress is the solution that everyone should offer, but I've provided an example taken from my own life.Continue reading...
Length: 2-3 pages, following MLA style.
(Note -- a revision of your ILP is also due at the same time.)
I described Essay 2 Draft in detail on the Essay 2 Prewriting page. In order to help you focus your energies in areas that I'll be evaluating, here is a breakdown of how I plan to mark this assignment.Continue reading...
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Online identity… online language… online culture. Focus on some specific issue and present a fresh, creative view of it. (Please don't just repeat arguments that you can find on any discussion board… let your special knowledge or experience shed new light.)