PHI 105 Grand Canyon Week 3 Discussion 1
List 3-5 of the most significant decisions you have made in your lifetime. To what degree did your emotions play a role in those decisions?
PHI 105 Grand Canyon Week 3 Discussion 2
What is “emotional intelligence” (EQ)? How does it compare to IQ? How can it help you? Is one more valuable than the other?
PHI 105 Grand Canyon Week 3 Assignment 1
Persuasive Essay: Thesis Statement Worksheet
Review “How Do I Develop a Thesis?” in the media piece “The Writing Process.”
Write your thesis statement in the box below:
Consider the following questions when developing the thesis statement for your essay. These criteria will be applied when this assignment is graded. The answer to each of the 5 questions below should be yes if you have drafted a quality thesis statement.
1) Does the thesis statement respond to the writing prompt?
2) Did you take a position that others may oppose?
3) Is the thesis statement specific?
4) Does the thesis pass the “So what?” test?
5) Does the thesis statement not leave the reader with questions?