Unit 4

Unit 4 Folder Checklist

The final draft of the Source-Based Argumentative Research Paper (9-10 pages, 8-12 sources) is due on Monday, April 28 and is worth a whopping 250 points AKA 25% of your grade. When revising, please take a look at your peers’ comments on your three drafts as well as the Essay 4 Guidelines and Rubric.

The Unit 4 Folder is also due on Monday. Its contents are worth 50 points, 5% of your final grade. Please take out all of the work from earlier units.

Here’s what should go inside:

– “Teen Sex at Home” response/Personal pronouns activity
– Sexting/signal phrases
– Thesis homework
– Thesis classwork
– U4 outline/prewriting
– “Cockblocking Rapists” response
– Fallacies
– U4 Draft/Peer Review #1
– U4 Draft/Peer Review #2
– U4 Draft/Peer Review #3
– U4 Final Draft

Finally, remember to upload Unit 4 to the correct D2L dropbox!


For Monday, April 21

Today, you will spend the class period working on your individual Unit 4 paper. Please come prepared with your notes, tablet, laptop or anything else you need to work quietly. The Research Paper is due April 28.

Here is the Unit 4 rubric:

Daily Homework, Unit 4, Unit Guidelines

Homework for Wednesday, April 2

Here are the assignment guidelines for Unit 4: EXTENDED, SOURCE-BASED, ARGUMENTATIVE RESEARCH ESSAY

For homework, please read them carefully and make a note of anything that’s unclear so we can go over it in class on Wednesday.

Also for Wednesday, please read this editorial, Teens Having Sex At Home: Should Parents Allow It or Forbid It? and write a one-page response. What is the author’s opinion on this question? How does she support her opinion? Use quotations as evidence.