AW1: week 4, May 11th, 2018

Update: Next class will be Friday May 25th.


  1. Rewrite your draft #1. This will be Essay1 Draft2
  2. (Email me your draft ONE if you did not give it to me in class Friday May 11th).
  3. Title the file and your email <AW1_Essay1_draft2_(Your Name)> (without the <>)
  4. Email it to me by next Friday.
  5. Research
    1. What are the liberal arts?
    2. What is an essay, and why is it used in the West for academic training?
  6. (Optional) Leave a comment on this blog about today’s class

Today’s class

  1. Read classmates’ outlines and re-write the thesis statement and conclusion if necessary.
  2. Read the sample essay’s thesis statement (p. 4) and conclusion  (p. 5)
  3. In small groups, read and comment on your classmates’ draft #1.
  4. Read p. 29 “Hooks”
  5. Read p. 30 “Conclusion”

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2 thoughts on “AW1: week 4, May 11th, 2018”

  1. The first draft I wrote last week had so many mistakes, so I rewrite it drastically. I got interested in ”Hooks” on last class. I’d like to know more about this.

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