Session 08:  MLA Formatting and Draft Preparation

Summary: We had a writing workshop day where we reviewed writing strategies. There was a focus on MLA in-text citations and exploring writing more descriptive sentences. You worked on improving your papers in class.  I hope you have a happy holiday, productive writing time, and stay safe!

Homework Due via email on Wednesday, 01/12/2020, by 1 PM (Sending earlier than the deadline is great for quick feedback to you!)

How to label your attachment file:

'Your Name' AEW1_2nd Draft 

Remember and try these computer programs and follow the guidelines attached before emailing your draft:

MLA-Owl Purdue

1. Please remember to follow:

   A). the formatting guidelines provided in the class of the MLA 8 Quick Guide.

   B). the organization of the introduction essay based on what you learned in class. Download and type in the Instructions for MLA Writing Template attached.

   C) Follow also the grading checklist on the AEW1_MLA_Writer's Portfolio attached.

   D) Please use your corrected introduction and include your fixed references from the homework in Class 08.

   E). Write your five topic sentences and body paragraphs. Then, write your conclusion. The first sentence is your topic thesis statement that was the last sentence of the first paragraph of the introduction. Then, the second introduction paragraph can be a template for your conclusion, follow by the last sentence that is an impact statement. 

2. Then, please write your name, draft number, AEW course name, date, and title are on the page like this: 

'Your Name'_AEW1_2nd Draft

3. There is an option to do an entry of a TOEFL Essay in Criterion.

Stacey Vye,
Jul 14, 2020, 9:30 PM
Stacey Vye,
Jul 14, 2020, 9:30 PM