English 101 Essay #4

Summary & Response

Begin by reading "Spelling Matters" by Mikita Brottman (available through Blackboard).

Two parts to this assignment:

First part: A brief summary

Write a brief summary of the Brottman article. This will not be an evaluation or a response, so language such as "I really liked this" or "This author had a good point" will not be part of the summary.

Second part: A thoughtful academic response

Using the same article, take a position on one of the issues the author is discussing, explain how you and the author agree or disagree, and bring out evidence to show that your position is true.

Mechanical details:


Format: Standard MLA format. (12-point Times Roman type, double-spaced, 1" margin all around, MLA header.)

Submitting the paper:

Due Dates

  1. Summary: Friday, February 23, 2018
  2. Response: Friday, March 2, 2018

The summary is worth 25 points.
The response is worth 75 points.