The submission should be equivalent to a half-page to one-page (single spaced) report using the following:
- What is the working thesis you developed for your research essay?
- What are the key points of your essay and do you have three or four different sources to support each point?
- How many strong sources do you have so far? How many more do you need to meet the minimum requirement and what kinds of sources would be most helpful?
- What is your plan to find those sources â€“ where are you planning to search for them?
- List the sources you have found so far that you find helpful
- What are the strengths of your essay so far?
- What do you still need to work on most?
- What is one revision you plan to make in the next draft of your essay to improve it?
- What feedback to expect from peer review or instructor review?
- What are the next steps you plan to take to move your essay forward, and what questions do you have about any part of it?