Pre-Writing for Essay 3:
STEP ONE: Choose one of the following prompts to write a 5-7 MLA-formatted thesis-driven essay. You must use at least 3 of the readings from Chapter 4 as support. Writing Prompts:
1) Keeping in mind the evidence presented in the readings in Chapter 4, answer the question: Are the long-term effects of living is a technological world mostly negative or positive? Remember to use at least three of the readings from Chapter 4 as support.
2) To what extend is the development of new technology having a negative effect on fair-hiring practices, socializing behavior of teens, the environment, privacy, etc? Is there any solution to stop this negative effect? Remember to use at least three of the readings from Chapter 4 as support.
3) What is advanced technology positively doing for our planet, our relationships, our beliefs (data-ism, equality, BLM, etc), our socialization? Remember to use at least three of the readings from Chapter 4 as support.
Which question did you choose?
Which readings will you include to support your point?
So….Below, please freewrite for a few minutes on the question above. Look to your TIPS Chart on the reading to help you. Just notice what comes up for you; there is no right or wrong answer, and this can be in paragraph or bullet form – either is fine:
(Turn over for more room to write)
Part 2: Write your thesis.
Level 1: OBSERVATION HereàFeel free to use this stem if it helps: “I notice about my topic that…” Level 2: OPINION Hereà “About my observation, I think that…” Level 3: SIGNIFICANCE Hereà “My opinion matters to me and my reader because…” THE HARD BUT IMPORTANT PART: All three levels combined into one or two elegant statements. You might need to take the stems above off for this part and just get to the heart of your ideas. Revise and revise again until you come up with something you feel good about.
Part 3: Use the rest of this page to pre-write ideas about your supporting points for your body paragraphs. You can use listing, free-writing, clustering, etc.
English 122/Rogers Pre-Writing for Essay 3: Idea Draft STEP ONE: Choose one of