For Unit 3, you will submit a project that includes a demonstrated prewriting technique, a topic sentence outline, and a draft essay that resulted from your prewriting and outline. Completing this assignment is part of a final capstone paper which will be submitted during Unit 5.
Specifically, you will complete the following:
- Select a topic question from the topic list. Click here for the topic list.
- Identify and use at least 1 invention or prewriting strategy (mind mapping, brainstorming, listing, freewriting, etc.).
- Develop a thesis statement and 3 strong supporting subtopics.
- Create a topic sentence outline (scheme strategy).
- Prepare a first-draft essay.
Note: Your submission should be double-spaced with 12 point font and 1″ margins and include your prewriting, outline, and 500-word-minimum first-draft essay.
Please see Figure 2.3 below from page 33 of your textbook for an outline example.
Figure 2.3 Outline Example
Intro: start with anecdote about the glass ceiling
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500 word Essay