Readings are from Models for Writers, 13th edition, edited by Alfred Rosa and Paul Eschholz.
The Writing Process, 9-29
From Reading to Writing, 39-59
Thesis, 71-74, 101-104
In your own words, explain what “annotation” and “thesis” mean and why these concepts are important in a writing class. Then, by giving and explaining examples of annotations that could be made, prove what Helen Keller’s thesis statement is in “The Most Important Day.” Make sure to tell me the exact sentence or sentences that make up Keller’s thesis statement.
Your response to this writing prompt should be organized into paragraphs that are focused units of thought. And your writing quality should demonstrate revision and editing.