Write an essay (2-3 pages double-spaced, typed) in which you answer the question: What is academic writing? Questions you may consider in your essay include: What are important elements of academic writing? What distinguishes academic writing from other forms of writing? How do you feel about academic writing? You may write in the first person (I, me, my) and I would encourage you to use your own personal experiences with writing to illustrate your ideas.
You have one hour in class today to begin your essay. Your homework is to finish your essay, type it up, and turn it in on Wednesday.