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Essay publish and Feedback
This week, there are two different components to this culminating assignment.
1) First, you must write a rough publish of your final essay. Your essay should be at least 6 pages (counting your Title and References pages). You save this publish as a .doc or .docx file and attach it to your week’s first post., MST. See the bottom of this prompt for a detailed descriiption of what your final essay should eventually include in its final form.
2) Second, you will reply to each of your peer’s publishs with feedback. You can leave this feedback on a publish of their paper using one of two methods: a) You can download their Word document and comment on it directly (either by typing notes in the document or using the “Insert” function in word to “Add Comment” where needed). If you do this method, save it and then attach it as a reply to your peer’s initial post. b) You can provide your detailed feedback in a text reply to their initial post.
Use these guidelines to provide feedback for your peers:
How does the author engage readers in the introduction? In other words, how do they hook their readers?
Find the thesis of the paper: how might the author make this more vivid? How could the author get the reader to more strongly identify with the thesis? How does the author connect with you, the reader?
Did it feel like there were any gaps in the narrative, or important details were missing? If so, how might the author address these issues in a revised publish?
Find the meaning: How does the author indicate the importance of the issue? Is this reason clear and compelling?
How does the author discuss the context of the issue?
What suggestions and/or questions do you have?
Do you see obvious APA errors?
Are there obvious spelling, grammar, or mechanical errors?
Do you see any evidence of plagiarism?
What was your favorite part of the essay? Please be specific in this response.
Once you receive feedback from your peers, you can begin reviewing it and applying it to your publish for next week’s updates as appropriate.
Final Essay Requirements (this is what your rough publish for this week will eventually need to become):
Your essay should be a Persuasive Research Paper
Have a Cover page, in APA style
Have a References page, in APA style
Have 3-5 scholarly sources cited in the body of the paper in APA format.
Have 3-5 scholarly sources with full citations on a References page in APA format.
Be 12-15 pages in length
Contain a clear, debatable, thesis statement
Be double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12pt font, and have 1-inch margins
Absolutely NOT be late–NO late work will be accepted for this assignment