Eng 122 week 1 discussion 2


Ashford 2: – Week 1 – Discussion 2


Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.


Argument,   Keyword, and Thesis Statement Workshop

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As you prepare to write your   second discussion for this week, be sure to complete the following: 


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Before drafting your initial post,   take time to reflect on the approved research topics for your final paper.   Considering the information in this week’s instructor guidance and readings,   choose the research topic that suits you best. Choose a topic that is   interesting, has a clear argument, and allows you to remain objective. We   will be using research and logic to support our arguments in this class. It   may be difficult to remain objective if you feel emotionally or spiritually   connected to the subject.


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Write (due Thursday, Day 3)

In 200 to 300 words, share your   chosen research topic for this class and write a few sentences on each of the   following: 

  • Share the kind of argument        you hope to make and why.
  • Identify five to ten keywords        for your library research and explain your choices.
  • Write a single-sentence        thesis statement for your research paper and compare it to the “Thesis Checklist.”
  • Include any areas of        confusion or questions you have for the class and/or your instructor.


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Respond to Peers (due Monday, Day 7)

In 125 to 200 words each, respond   to at least two classmates. Provide feedback on any area of confusion and   answer any questions your classmate has posted. Support your responses with   information from the course materials (including the textbook), instructor   guidance, articles, Ashford University Library, and Ashford Writing Center.   Be sure to include 

  • A detailed explanation of why        you agree (or disagree) with your classmate’s chosen style of argument        for the research paper topic chosen.
  • Suggestions for additional        library search keywords for your classmate’s research paper topic.
  • An analysis of your        classmate’s thesis statement according to the textbook, the Ashford        Writing Center, and other course materials.

Make every effort to read all   posts and responses in this discussion. You are strongly encouraged to follow   up with classmates who have responded to your post. As always, you may   respond to more than two classmates if you choose. 


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