Rough Draft Essay Points Possible: 100
This is a rough draft of your final paper comprised of at least fifteen to eighteen pages.
Be as complete as possible with all headings and extras required by your doc style. This
should be an obvious attempt to enter your future discourse community and a clearly thought out near completion of your final essay.
This means you should follow all conventions of an argumentative/research paper as we have discussed thus far in class including proper grammar, third person reflection, well thought out ideas with evidence based support.
Take your half draft and, essentially run with it until you have a mostly, if not totally, complete paper. Remember, this is your rough draft, so we are not looking for perfection – let’s just get it all written out.
DO NOT USE FIRST PERSON
Your essay must include the following:
• Every component of your doc style including appropriate headers
• Fifteen plus of text
• Appropriate citations and quotations
• Review the grading section of this sheet for details of ‘what I’m looking for’
This paper must be written in YOUR CHOSEN DOC STYLE
This paper must be fifteen plus pages long excluding extras
Be sure to have all applicable ‘extras’ your doc style may require including but not limited to:
Abstract Appendixes Cover page Reference page Table of Contents
If you have any questions, please, do not procrastinate Friday to ask for
DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE TO COMPOSE THIS PAPER. THERE WILL BE NO EXTENTIONS GIVEN NOR LATE PAPERS ACCEPTED.
Module Four: Objectives
Understand writing is a process and drafts are meant to be imperfect (quiet that inner critic!)
Create a unique, well supported artifact of appropriate length
Effectively integrate and utilize evidence to support your argument
Exemplify writing, formatting, and documentation standards of chosen documentation style
Utilize rhetorical choices appropriate for audience expectations (audience awareness)
Compose prose showcasing a mastery of English grammar standards
IF YOU DO NOT TURN IN THIS ASSIGNMENT, YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO SUBMIT YOUR FINAL PAPER!
Does it meet the assignment requirements? (5pts = 5%) Are there at least 15 pages of content
Did you bring a paper copy to the meeting? (2 of the 5 points)
Competency and development of ideas (75PTS = 75%) Focus?
o Is there a clear goal or point to be made? Is there evidence of progress to the goal? Is there evidence of depth and critical thinking?
Do you match the tone, style, and writing of your field?
Is there an organic organization? This includes paragraph cohesion and development? Do you avoid superfluous repetition? Does each idea flow logically to the next?
Is there evidence of mastery of standards of English Writing rules?
Documentation (15pts = 15%)
Do you use scholarly sources and cite them appropriately failure to do so will result in an automatic zero for your FINAL paper. As such, in order to ensure proper attention is given to our citations, any error in your documentation style will result in an automatic 15% off of this draft.
Is your paper appropriately formatted including all ‘extras’?
Are the parenthetical/in-text citations correctly formatted?
Do you include all 12+ citations in your work-cited/reference/bibliography/notes? Are your citations correctly formatted
Total: 100 points = 100%