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2010 Final exam Fall 2018

This final exam is worth fifteen points. As we’ve discussed during the semester, the exam consists of you sending your final proposal in a business letter format to your audience. To demonstrate that you have sent it, either CC or … Continue reading

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3420 Final exam Fall 2018

This take-home final exam is worth fifteen points. The late paper policy as described by the syllabus applies to the final exam. Turn the exam in by emailing it to me before it is due. It is due by the … Continue reading

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2250 Final exam Fall 2018

This take-home final exam is worth fifteen points. The late paper policy as described by the syllabus applies to the final exam. Turn the exam in by emailing it to me before it is due. It is due by the … Continue reading

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2010 Synthesis

Here are two examples of synthesis extracted from longer essays. Answer these questions about them: What phrases let readers know two sources are being synthesized? Quote three. What language would you not use when writing a synthesis given your audience? … Continue reading

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Quick emergency rough drafts

Here are some steps toward a quick rough draft. Read all the steps first. Make a quick, tentative plan before you start. Quick beginnings: Start with an interesting bit of language Something you overheard eavesdropping or A phrase that is … Continue reading

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2250 Beginnings, middles, ends

Here are two examples for your consideration.

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Poems by Hass, Jones, Kooser, and Laux. Also, Russell, Levine, and Willard.

Enjoy. Also, see these for examples of images.

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