Final In-Class Essay
Write an essay in which you discuss what makes for a good academic writing based on your own writing experiences and what you have learned about academic writing this semester. For this essay, you may incorporate examples from essay assignments you have written for class, discussions we've had, journals you've written, comments I've written on your papers, etc. This is an open-book, open note essay. Try to make your essay as clear and concise as you can, with a clear, focused thesis, well-developed body paragraphs, and a thoughtful conclusion. You have this whole week to write your essay.