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Questions 1:

Prepare: As you prepare to write your first discussion for this week, take a few moments to do the following:

Review the grading rubric for this discussion

Reflect: Before drafting your initial post, take time to reflect on the structure of a successful argument. Think about the structure of an argument and how it may relate to your paper. Decide what approach will be best suited to your specific argument.

Write (due Thursday, Day 3): In 200 to 300 words, present a plan for the argument you will be presenting in your paper. In a few sentences each, identify and explain the following items for your specific argument:

  • Ethos, pathos, and logos
  • Thesis statement (the paper’s position), based upon feedback from last week
  • At least two claims, building upon last week’s research and assignment
  • At least one counterargument and ideas for rebuttal

Questions or concerns regarding the development of your argument

Please review the Week Two Discussion 1 Initial Post Template before writing your response.

Question 2:

Prepare: As you prepare to write your second discussion for this week, take a few moments to do the following:

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oGuidelines for Incorporating Quotes (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Review the grading rubric for this discussion.

Reflect: Before drafting your initial post, take time to reflect on one of the paragraphs in your paper. Does your topic sentence in that paragraph support your thesis statement? Is the claim in your topic sentence fully developed in the rest of the body paragraph? Think about your topic sentence’s claim and how you will add credibility to your writing.

Write (due Thursday, Day 3): In 200 to 300 words, share a rough draft of one of your paper’s body paragraphs. Your paragraph must include a topic sentence, one direct quote, and one paraphrased passage. Integrate both of these elements into your paragraph using proper APA in-text citations. Below your body paragraph, provide the original text that you are paraphrasing and label it clearly as “Original Source Text.” Include an APA-formatted reference list for the sources noted in the body of your paragraph.

In a separate paragraph,

  • Explain how your topic sentence supports your thesis statement.

Explain how the quoted and paraphrased material supports your claims and/or adds credibility to your writing.

Please review the Week Two Discussion 2 Initial Post Template before writing your response.

Question 3:

Your assignment will begin with an APA-style title page followed by a formal outline that presents your thesis statement, topic sentences, and supporting information for each topic. You will need to refer to your annotated bibliography to locate appropriate sources for the claims you intend to present and cite these sources the body of your outline and on your reference page. Please check the Research Paper Guidelines if you have any questions about the assignment topics. Also, be sure to review the Model Outline before you begin constructing your own outline and utilize the Week Two Assignment Template.

You are required to format your assignment as a full-sentence outline in APA style that includes source material from at least two scholarly sources from last week’s research along with additional research, if necessary. Source material must be cited in-text in accurate APA style and must be accompanied by an accurately formatted reference list. Be sure to incorporate any useful feedback you have received from your instructor and classmates.

The outline must be 400 to 500 words in length and formatted according to APA style. For information regarding APA, including samples and tutorials, visit the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..

Submission Information: Complete the tasks above and save the document as a Microsoft Word PDF file. Submit your assignment via the Assignment Submission button. Please use a naming convention for your assignment files that includes your last name and the week number. So, your Final Research Paper Outline assignment should bear a file name that looks like: smithENG122w2.docx or smithENG122w2.pdf.

Question 4:

Prepare: As you prepare to write your first discussion for this week, complete the following:

Review the grading rubric for this discussion

Reflect: Before drafting your initial post, take time to reflect on the rhetorical situation and the appeal to logos in your paper. Have you given logic and reason enough emphasis? Are you concerned about fallacies in your work? Think about your argument, its claims, and the supporting evidence. Have you developed a logical argument supported by credible evidence?

Write (due Thursday, Day 3): Utilize your outline to make a list of every claim and all supporting evidence for your argument thus far, keeping an eye on the appeal to logos. Each claim should be written by you in your own words and should introduce a part of your unique argument. Paraphrase (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. or summarize (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.your supporting evidence and include a proper APA-style in-text citation (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. You may include multiple pieces of evidence for each claim.

List your thesis statement, claims, and evidence in the following format:

  • Thesis statement: Write your single-sentence thesis statement here.
  • Claim: Write your first claim in a complete sentence here.
    • Evidence: Paraphrase or summarize your source and cite it here (Sample, 2015).
    • Evidence: Paraphrase or summarize additional sources that support this claim and cite them here as 2., 3., 4., and so on (Sample, 2015).
  • Claim: Write your second claim in a complete sentence here.
    • Evidence: Paraphrase or summarize your source here (Sample, 2015).
  • Claim: Continue to write your claims in complete sentences.
    • Evidence
  • In 200 to 300 words, compare your claims and evidence to the common fallacies described in “An Introduction to Logic and Syllogisms.”
    • Describe any fallacies you locate and describe how you will remove those fallacies this week.
  • Be sure to use the correct vocabulary when discussing fallacy: Slippery slope, hasty generalization, post hoc ergo propter hoc, either/or, ad hominem, etc.

oEvidence: If you feel the need to use a quote, “add it to the list with proper quotation marks and the appropriate in-text citation containing the page, section, or paragraph number in the original source” (Sample, 2015, p. 22).

oEvidence: Continue to paraphrase and summarize your sources for each claim (Sample, 2015).

oEvidence

oDescribe how your claims logically support your thesis statement as well-supported premises.

End your post with any questions or concerns you have regarding the appeal to logos, the use of supporting evidence, the role of claims in an argument, or fallacies.

Please review the Week Three Discussion 1 Initial Post Template before writing your response.

Question 5:

Prepare: As you prepare to write your second discussion for this week, take a few moments to do the following:

Review the grading rubric for this discussion

Reflect: Before drafting your initial post, take time to reflect on your closing argument. Does your conclusion reemphasize the important points that you have made in your essay? Have you summarized your main points and rephrased your thesis statement? Do the final lines of your conclusion leave your readers with something interesting to consider?

Write (due Thursday, Day 3): In 200 to 300 words, share your concluding paragraph. Your conclusion should reiterate the position of your paper by summarizing your main points and rephrased thesis statement. In a final paragraph, share your original thesis statement.

In a separate paragraph, identify and explain the following:

  • What is your conclusion’s closing argument?

In addition, note any questions you may have regarding your conclusion (e.g., rephrased thesis statement, summarized main points, etc.) so your classmates can assist you.

Please review the Week Three Discussion 2 Initial Post Template before writing your response.

Question 6:

This week you will be creating and submitting a draft of your Final Research Paper that is based on the topic you selected from the Research Paper Guidelines and from the Final Research Paper Outline from Week Two. Please be sure to review the Model Research Paper Draft and Week Three Assignment Template to understand the expectations for the assignment this week.

The Final Research Paper Draft must contain the following components:

  • A title page and a references page (based upon your annotated bibliography).
  • An introduction that features a thesis statement that is clearly articulated and argumentative and/or analytical. Ideally, the introduction should be a single, compelling paragraph.
  • Body paragraphs that develop at least one research-supported argument. (Note: The body of your paper should feature in-text citations that leverage at least four different sources.)
  • APA-style formatting, including properly documented citations.

Your draft must be 750 to 2,000 words in length, excluding the title and references pages. Remember to proofread your work for errors in grammar, mechanics, style, and formatting. Submit as much work as possible, whether it is a full or partial draft. Please refer to Research Paper Guidelines as well as Week Five Final Research Paper instructions.

The purpose of the Final Research Paper Draft is to ensure you are making satisfactory progress on your Final Research Paper while providing you with an opportunity to receive direction and feedback from your instructor. If you find that you are struggling to complete the draft, make sure that you have read and reviewed this week’s required activities. Additionally, consider contacting your instructor for additional one-on-one guidance.

Submission Information: Complete the task above and save the document as a Microsoft Word or PDF file. Submit your assignment via the Assignment Submission button. Please use a naming convention for your assignment file that includes your last name, the week number, and the assignment number. So, your Final Research Paper Draft assignment should bear a file name that looks like: smithENG122w3.doc or smithENG122w3.pdf.

Question 7:

Prepare: As you prepare to participate in this peer review discussion, take a few moments to do the following:

oAPA References List (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Review the grading rubric for this discussion

Reflect: Before drafting your initial post, take time to reflect on your rough draft. Is the claim in your thesis statement fully developed and supported throughout your essay? Do your topic sentences support your thesis statement? Have you supported your claims with evidence? Will you be submitting your draft to the Ashford Writing Center for review? Do you have specific areas of concern?

Write (due Thursday, Day 3): Share your essay rough draft by attaching it to your post as a Microsoft Word document. Include an APA-formatted references list for the sources used in your essay. In 200 to 300 words, identify and explain the following:

  • Describe and explain your review process. How did you review your rough draft for logical fallacies, citation errors, and potential plagiarism (e.g., Turnitin)?
  • Have you proofread your work? Did you utilize Writing Reviser or Grammarly yet?

Share specific questions you have regarding your essay structure, content, or style.

Please review the Week Four Discussion 2 Initial Post Template before writing your response.

Question 8:

Before you submit your Final Research Paper, make sure that you have

  • Reviewed the Research Paper Guidelines to ensure your paper addresses all required components and develops a clear position in response to one of the writing prompts provided.
  • Reviewed the Model Final Research Paper and Week Five Assignment Template in order to understand expectations for the assignment.
  • Incorporated a minimum of five scholarly sources.
  • Provided well-researched evidence to support each claim.
  • Incorporated feedback or suggestions into your revisions.
  • Proofread your final draft for errors in grammar, mechanics, and style.
  • Written a paper that is approximately seven to ten pages total in length, including
    • a title page
    • five to seven pages of body text (1,500 to 2,000 words)
    • a references page
  • Formatted your paper according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

Your Final Research Paper will be assessed on the following components:

  • Structure
  • Development
  • Style
  • Grammar
  • APA formatting
  • Resources

Submission Information: Complete the tasks above and save the document as a Microsoft Word or PDF file. Submit your assignment via the Assignment Submission button. Please use a naming convention for your assignment file that includes your last name and the week number. So, your Final Research Paper assignment should bear a file name that looks like: smithENG122w5.docx or smithENG122w5.pdf.

The Final Research Paper

  • Must have a body length of five to seven double-spaced pages formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
  • Must include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
  • Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought, well-supported claims, and properly cited evidence.
  • Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
  • Must use and cite at least five scholarly sources from the Ashford University Library.
  • Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  • Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.