Discussion: MEAL Plan
In the Discussions over the past 5 weeks, you’ve
built an argument. Step-by-step, you’ve identified evidence to support a
main idea statement and you’ve shown how that evidence proves the
point. Now, it’s time to fine tune. Where can your language be more
precise? Where can it be clearer? Where do you need to provide or
double-check a citation that you’re not quite sure about?
to remember this process and the skills you’ve built, think about what
resources and strategies have helped you along the way. Spend a little
time perusing your Feedback Journal and any links you’ve saved for
yourself. What’s been most helpful? Share what you’ve learned (and where
you learned it!) with other writers so they can add resources to their
To prepare for this Discussion:
- Explore the links you’ve saved in your Feedback Journal, bookmarking the ones you found most helpful for yourself.
- Create a list for yourself and your classmates of the most helpful resources and strategies you found this term.
By Day 4
Post your final revised
paragraph responding to the research article, ensuring that your
paragraph is a complete academic argument with all MEAL plan elements.
Additionally, share at least one specific resource or strategy that has
helped you revise and explain how it helped.