Draft 1 should be as complete as you can make it on your own. This is NOT a “rough” or “discovery” draft. It should be organized, edited, and polished. BEFORE you submit it here, print, read, and mark up your own writing.If you discover that any of these items below are missing or confusing, your draft is not ready to submit.
Under line the thesis statement.
Note the introduction and conclusion strategies you use from those presented in Chapter 5.6.
Write a 1-2 word summary of each paragraph in the margin.
Draw a box around numbers.
Underline transition words.
Circle repeated key words or phrases.
Choose from the following topics to write a 750 to 900 word, MLA style documented classification essay. Determine your purpose and audience, select appropriate categories, decide how many you’ll discuss, develop them with specific details, and arrange them in an effective order. Format and document your essay following the guidelines in Chapters 19 and 20. Do not use outside sources. Instead, synthesize readings from our textbook.
1. Kinds of college pressures or college students. Synthesize summary, paraphrases, and/or quotations from “A Tale of Four Learners” and/or “What Kind of Procrastinator are You?” as evidence of kinds of college students or kinds of pressures.
2. Kinds of movies. Synthesize summary, paraphrases, and/or quotations from “Invasion of the Bodybuilders” to show one kind of movie, superhero movies. Write about other kinds of movies as well or about the kinds of superhero movies. The purpose of this essay is to put movies into categories.