2-part-essay-assignment

2-part-essay-assignment

Part One

Identify two reading or writing strategies covered in this course that you found most useful. Then, do the following:

  • Describe the reading or writing strategies in your own words.
  • Explain why you found them valuable and how you plan to use them in your future courses or beyond.

Write a 1–2-page essay in Word format. Use at least two different prewriting strategies to help you format your thoughts.

Part Two

Then, based on your work in Part One, complete the following:

  • Write a two-paragraph summary of the two prewriting strategies you used and explain how you applied them.
  • Compose an additional paragraph that explains which of the two strategies was more effective and why.

Develop the three-paragraph summary in Word format.

Compile the 1–2-page essay and a three-paragraph summary in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M5_A1.doc.

By Week 5, Day 3, deliver your assignment to the M5: Assignment 1 Dropbox.

Note: Your paper will be evaluated according to the rubric. Study the rubric carefully before you start work and refer to it periodically to improve your paper.

Assignment 1 Grading Criteria

Maximum Points

Described two reading or writing strategies in your words.

12

Explained why these strategies helped and how you will use them in the future.

24

Summarized two prewriting strategies you used to complete Part One and explained how you used them.

20

Explained which of the two prewriting strategies was more effective and why.

24

Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

20

Total:

100