Category: Assignments

Final Presentations

Guidelines for your final presentations All presentation times, including time for comments, will be capped at 12 minutes. It is recommended that you limit the presentation of your project to 6-7 minutes to leave time for your classmates’ responses. These presentations are meant to help you think through and get feedback on your ideas for the required paragraph on your…

Essay | Part 3: Final Essay

DUE Thursday, May 19 — Upload your essay to the Dropbox for Final Essay folder in our shared Google Drive by midnight Over the course of the semester we are working on constructing a strong research essay that will complement your historical mapping project. As you already know, writing a cohesive and clear essay requires iteration and an extended process…

Essay | Part 2: Redraft of Thesis Paragraph, Theoretical Context, Bibliography

Over the course of the semester we are working on constructing a strong research essay that will complement your historical mapping project. As you already know, writing a cohesive and clear essay requires iteration and an extended process of formulating an argument as well as collecting evidence. Therefore, this essay assignment is the second of three prompts to guide you…

Essay | Part 1: Building a Thesis Paragraph

DUE Thursday, February 25 — Upload your essay to our shared Google Drive by midnight Over the course of the semester we will be working on constructing a strong research essay that will complement your historical mapping project. As you already know, writing a cohesive and clear essay requires iteration and an extended process of formulating an argument as well…