In this workshop, students apply the Evolving Thesis method to their RA pre-write, using the pre-write as a foundation to develop their first working thesis.
Activity Title: Evolving Your RA Argument
Author: Jennifer Stonaker
Course: PWR 1
Activity Schedule: Week 2
Activity details: In this workshop, students apply the Evolving Thesis method to build and strengthen a thesis for their rhetorical analysis essay. See the student-facing handout for more details; the handout also contains a detailed explanation of the Evolving Thesis method.
Additional notes from Jenne: Thanks to Donna for introducing me to the Evolving Thesis method! You can read more about the method in Writing Analytically by David Rosenwasser and Jill Stephen.