Final Draft.. Learning Objectives:This assignment will help students meet the following Learning Objectives.
Students will analyze issues from multiple perspectives and apply ideas in texts to real-world contexts and their lives.
Students will write effective essays that engage readers and present original ideas or points of view.
Emphasis will be placed on thesis-driven essays, which will demonstrate the principles of argumentation, including claims, evidence, and analysis.
Students will use all stages of the reading and writing processes—including pre-reading, reading, post-reading, pre-writing, writing, and editing—in order to critically analyze readings and produce clear, well-organized essays predominantly free of grammatical and proofreading errors.
The assignment addresses the following student learning outcomes:
Synthesize material from multiple texts to create and support an argument in response to a prompt.
Create writing that is clear and concise.
Directions:Step 1: Revise
After peer review, revise your Essay 3 one more time with the help of your partner’s suggestions. Make sure to re-read the requirements, double check your structure, and read the essay aloud to check for grammar errors.
Step 2: Review/Double Check
As a reminder:
Your essay should identify a social issue that is central to the current times.
Your essay should include research on the possible origin and/or cause of the social issue. Your job is to look into the historical context from which the social issue emerged.
Your essay should include your stance on the social issue with evidence to support your reasoning and thorough analysis of how the evidence supports your reasoning.
Your essay should include five (5) credible sources that you select.At least two (2) sources must be located through the library’s databases
Wikipedia is NOT an acceptable source.
Your essay should be well-structured with a clear beginning, middle, and end.Below is a list of components to include:Introduction: introduce and familiarize your reader with the social issue you plan to tackle/analyze/complicate
History: research the origin and/or root cause of your chosen single story.
Argument: provide evidence to support your stance on the issue. You must also include a counterargument and rebuttal to make your argument more well-rounded.Each argument paragraph should follow PIEIE structure, where the Point is a sub-claim/reason, the Information is cited evidence from the sources you found in your research, and the Explanation is analysis of those quotes.
Conclusion: explain the significance of the work you have just completed. Why is it important that we talk about your social issue? What are possible solutions to the problem?
NOTE: Since you are citing sources, don’t forget your Works Cited page.
Step 3: Submit
Please submit your final draft of your Essay 3 Prompt-Social Justice Issue here. This essay should be a revised and polished version of the peer review rough draft.
Grading:Below you will find a rubric for this assignment. Make sure to check the rubric before submitting.
You will receive feedback within 5 days of the assignment due date.
Follow these steps:
Click on “Submit Assignment.”
Choose “File Upload”
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click “Submit Assignment.”
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