A semester worth of essay assignments included as a package of 3 ready-to-go yet customizable essay assignments geared toward use in a argument/research focused (non-literary) freshman comp. II or the “research intensive” freshman composition semester. All assignment expectations require third-person, source-based writing using MLA Style formatting and citation/documentation. All materials are coordinated with our instructional MLA Style citation and documentation PowerPoints (sold separately) as well as our Writing Process and Peer Review Materials (also sold separately).
- The Argumentation Essay tasks students with finding 2-3 credible Internet sources to argue whether social media is good or bad for our society. Requires the use of direct quote citation.
- The Response and Proposal Essay requires student to 1) find a primary credible Internet source and 2) respond to a position within the article by supporting or questioning the position with the use of citation from 2-3 additional credible Internet sources. Requires a mix of direct quote and paraphrase citation.
- The Expository Research Essay includes use of 2-3 credible Internet sources and 3-4 library database retrieved scholarly articles to argue the student’s point. Requires a mix of direct quote and paraphrase citation.
- Assignment expectations are coordinated with our instructional MLA Style citation and documentation PowerPoints (sold separately) and Writing Process materials (sold separately)
- Assignment sheets come with embedded MLA Style formatting and citation/documentation resource links included within the list of expectations.
- Customizable yet ready-to-go.
- Writing prompts encourage critical thinking through Internet research so these can be implemented into a course that uses any or no textbook.
What’s included in package (listed in recommended order):
- Argumentation Essay Assignment Sheet (preview)
- Response and Proposal Essay Assignment Sheet (preview)
- Expository Research Essay Assignment Sheet (preview)
Related EA Materials:
- MLA Citation and Documentations Packages
- Writing Process Assignments Package
- Writing Process Rubrics Package
- Peer Review Package