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Center Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Handouts

Constructing Assignments

Choose closely related topics for a particular course you’re teaching and construct a series of assignments that require students to do the following:

List

Define

Seriate

Classify

Summarize

Compare

Analyze

Argue (by marshalling facts and opinions)