Step Two, Written Assignment
During Week Three, you will complete the following steps related to your paper and submit the rough draft. Review the Final Reflective Paper instructions. This week, you will complete Step Two of your Reflective Paper. You will write a draft of your Reflective Paper in full essay form. The introduction and body of your paper must be in full sentences and paragraphs. This is the next step of the writing process. NOTE: Although the headings Introduction, Body, and Conclusion are used here to separate the information, personal papers like your Reflective Paper should not have any headings. The paper should flow smoothly from one paragraph to another.
As part of this step, use your textbook, Adult Development and Life Assessment, as the source about adult learning that supports your position in your paper.
Make sure to list your textbook on your reference page. The appropriate citation is:
Witt, G. A., & Mossler, R. A. (2010). Adult development and life assessment. San Diego, CA: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.
Your introduction is a paragraph or two that includes a brief thesis statement and gives an overview of what you will cover in your paper.
The thesis statement can be defined as a single sentence that creates a main focus for your paper.
The introduction sets the stage for what is to follow in the body of the paper. It might be considered a brief description or synopsis of what the paper is about, much like the information you might find on the back cover or the inside cover of a novel to get your attention and to entice you to buy the book. Follow the guidelines below for preparing the introduction:
Repeat the title of your paper, centered, at the top of the page. Do not use a heading for the introduction of your paper.
The introduction section should be brief and specific (one or two paragraphs), clearly stating what you intend to write about in your paper. Clearly identify the topic or...
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