• Unit 4: Writing the Essay

    In the final unit of this course, we'll think about how to use a rubric and write the actual essay. Essay writing doesn't need to be a daunting and intimidating task. Using tools like rubrics and being prepared for the kinds of essays you may see can help you be successful on this exam.

    This unit will explain rubrics and how to use them to help you write, how to write a support-based essay, and how to write an argument essay. Finally, we'll finish by thinking about the exam preparation material that may be available that explains how your essay will be scored and how you can best prepare by using those materials.

    Completing this unit should take you approximately 3 hours.

    • 4.1: Using a Rubric

    • 4.2: The Source-Based Essay

    • 4.3: The Argument Essay

    • 4.4: The Parts of an Essay

    • Unit 4 Assessment

      • Receive a grade
      • Receive a grade