Objective: to understand the intellectual problem motivating you to write your argument and what will motivate your readers to consider your solution.
Estimated time: 1-2 hrs
Due by 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 22nd
- Read and annotate “Motivating Your Argument” by Williams and Colomb.
- Read and annotate the Model Essay.
- In a few sentences, describe the intellectual problem you’re exploring in your film. What are the consequences of that intellectual problem? What are potential solutions?
- Identify three strategies you noticed in the Model Essay that you want to implement in your own.
Post your answers to both questions as ONE comment below.
Part 3—Journal 3.2 (private writing): How has your research question changed now that you have written your Zero Draft?
Part 4—Journal 3.3 (private writing): How has the research you’ve done on sources influenced your motivation for your argument?