Essay Writing Unit


We will be polishing your academic and professional writing skills over the next two weeks. Our goal is to bolster your academic success, as well as engage you in a topic of your choosing, about which you are interested in learning more.

  1. Choose a topic about which you are interested in learning more.
  2. Spend time gathering. Research, read, immerse yourself. Breathe in.
  3. Develop your first draft. Your draft does not need to be polished, but it must be complete in the following ways:
    1. Intro, body, and conclusion each do their job
    2. References are cited
    3. A bibliography is present
    4. MRCS Header
  4. Turn in your first draft by Wednesday 21st September
  5. Receive feedback, incorporate feedback into your second draft.
  6. Turn in second draft by Wednesday 28th September.
  7. Receive feedback and six-traits-writing-rubric.
  8. Choose to keep your mark or resubmit a third draft by end of week.
  9. Keep your final copy for your end-of-term Portfolio.