The Essay


Unit Essential Questions Assessment
The Essay

•What is an essay?
•Which classical and contemporary rhetorical theories might be applied to student reading and writing?
•How can we employ the Daedalus Integrated Writing Environment to investigate a broad array of writing modes and purposes?
•How can we develop abilities and skepticism as close critical readers and skills as writers of prose?
•How can we develop a discursive community that will employ collaboration in the production of texts?
•How is each essay as a product of or for a specific rhetorical context?

*Class participation