Week 5 – Discussion 2 ENG121: English Composition I (PTD1839J) ASHFORD UNIVERSITY
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
|Reflection and Library Search [WLOs: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7] [CLOs: 1, 3, 4]|
|A final draft should be complete, well-developed, refined, and error-free. It is important to proofread your work for grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure before submitting it. A final draft must always represent your very best work. Grammarly is one tool that can help you identify errors and learn from your mistakes during the proofreading process.|
|Prepare: Prior to beginning work on this discussion,
|Reflect: Using the critical reading methods, consider the main differences between the source you find and the text we read in class. How is the perspective different? How might the audience be different? How much time has passed and what events have happened between the two writings?|
|Write: Upon reflection, write at least three paragraphs (200-300 words for each paragraph) where you accomplish the following:
Your initial post must be at least 600 words in length and posted by Day 3. Support your claims with examples from the required material(s) and/or other scholarly sources, and properly cite any references as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center’s Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.).
|Guided Response: Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7. In each response,
Response posts must be 125-200 words in length. You are not required to support your claims with additional scholarly sources; however, should you decide to use additional sources, make sure you properly cite any references.
This discussion will be assessed on a 10-point scale and is worth 5% of your final grade