Essay 1 Structure (Possible) with due dates
Introduction (2-3 pages) Draft due 10/3, posted to Discussion Board, bring 1 copy to class
Explain project, motivations, expectations, history with experience/location
Transition to part II
Historical Background (2-3 pages) Draft due 10/10, posted to Discussion Board, bring 1 copy to class
Historical information about experience in a general sense. (i.e. history of gambling in America
Historical information about experience in a specific sense (i.e. history of the casino you are studying, visiting, etc…)
All resource information will be cited using MLA citation standards.
Experience Observation (4-5 pages) Draft Due 10/17, posted to Discussion Board, bring 1 copy to class
Descriptive narrative about your personal experience.
Analysis/Argument (1-2 pages) Draft due 10/24 as part of the first final draft, posted to Discussion Board, bring 1 copy to class
Analysis of Parts 1-3
Argument (What can you now say about this experience now that you have experienced it? This is not a recommendation, but think about what this experience can tell us about life today, how it reflects who we are, what our society is like etc…
Conclusion (Part of first complete rough draft of paper, due 10/24, posted to Discussion Board, bring 1 copy to class.)
Conclusion should be short, recapping the major events of the paper and bringing everything to a close. Everyone will be in a different place at the end of this so we will shape them all differently when we get to this point.
Works Cited Page (Due with Final Draft, which will be due Sunday, 10/28 at midnight to the D2L Assignment Dropbox.)