Each week, you will be asked to respond to the prompt or prompts in the discussion forum. Your initial post should be 75-150 words in length, and is due on Sunday. By Tuesday, you should respond to two additional posts from your peers.
Flip to â€œA Collection of Good Writingâ€ in the back of The Writerâ€™s Way and locate the following informative essays:
Do not read the entire essay just yet. Read only the title and first paragraph of each. In your initial post, answer the following questions:
Now go back and read only the last paragraph of whichever essay you selected. Answer the following questions (do this in the same initial post or add a second post; both of these will count as your â€œinitial postâ€ for this discussion):
Now feel free to read the entire essay and add any additional comments you may have.
In your responses: Compare your findings on the same essay to those of the topic starterâ€™s. If you didnâ€™t read the intro and conclusion of the same essay, go back and read them before you comment.