Sunday, November 4, 2012

In-Class Expository Essay

On Course Week Ten, November 6th, there is an Expository Essay in class.

You will need a paper dictionary, writing implements (such as pen, pencil, eraser, white-out, etc.)  and your Course Reader. No other materials or access are permitted.

The precise instructions for the assignment will be given on the examination sheet in class.

For your general preparation, you will be required to write an essay of a defined length, the purpose of which is to demonstrate your command of the Course material and information from lecture to date. the more and the better that your essay demonstrates how well you have learned specific material and information, the better the grade will be.

The examination will have two aspects:
  1. The essay itself demonstrating your command of materials and information from lecture to date.
  2. Your identification on the essay which points of information have been used and where they are in the essay: by underlining, by highlighting, by marginal notation, by parenthetical notation, by notation in the bank line in your double-spaced essay. Your preference.
The examination will be ninety minutes long, with two hours given in which to complete it.

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