College Finder Project
| Purpose: To help
you find a possible post-high school school for you to attend and to help
prepare you for the senior research paper.
will do much of this in class; however, some of it will be required for
Product: You will produce a three page paper, typed.
The first page will detail the
The second page will be a persuasive argument of the suitability of that school for you. You can argue that it would be a good place for you to attend or you may argue that it is not a good place for you. Either way, you will pick one side and defend your choice. You will also want to analyze their admission requirements and what you will need to do to get those taken care of.
The third page will be a works cited page where all of your sources are listed out in MLA format. You will need a total of 4 different sources (at least – you may have more).
Worth: This will count as a double major test grade. Divine Interventions will not help this grade not will they omit it. The importance of this is such that you will not wish to jeopardize your chances by plagiarizing, cutting corners, not taking it seriously. You will get some grades for meeting deadlines along the way but the final product will be graded as is, not on effort.
Due: December 14th
Some College Finding Links to Check Out
Tuition Finder - How much will your favorite college cost you?
Deadlines: (make these and get an easy 100)
11/19 - Have envelope w/ stamp and your return address
11/30 - A list of all your facts and figures (should be at least a page handwritten)
12/11 - The second page will be brought in for peer revision. If you typed your rough draft, you should have one page. If you hand wrote your rough draft, you should have three pages (which is equilvalent of one page typed).
12/13 - Bring in your works cited.
12/14 - Project due
Here are the handouts used in class:
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