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Final Final Thoughts on the Essay

One last thought as you finish/start your Jamestown essays. Having read over drafts for the past few days one common bit of advice I find myself giving has to do with the overall development of people’s essays. It’s important for … Continue reading

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HW 12/3 and 12/4 and final bits of advice for the Jamestown Essay

1. Your final essays are due on Wednesday (7-3, 7-1, 7-2) and Thursday. Please follow the directions on the Assignment Sheet  Today I gave out this handout with final advice for your essays.   Please read it over and do your … Continue reading

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Self feedback for body paragraphs

Body Paragraph Feedback Use these guidelines and scoring marks to help you read over and give yourself feedback on your own body paragraphs. Topic sentence A score of 2 means: Directly speaks to the essential question. States a specific point … Continue reading

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Feedback for outlines

Here are some questions to ask yourself to determine whether your outline is done well. 1. Does each of your outlined body paragraphs include a topic sentence? Specific evidence that supports your point? A clear and detailed explanation of the … Continue reading

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