Unformatted text preview: or may be up to several paragraphs long. In most cases, the opening will be a single paragraph. The main criteria for evaluating your opening will be: o Does it appear that the group is addressing the assignment? o Is it clear which of the questions the group is answering? o Is the topic introduced appropriately so that the reader can understand why this is an issue worth addressing? o Is the main idea or main thesis of the paper apparent from the paper’s opening? o Is the opening written well? (See ENV 4001 writing rubric for what constitutes “written well.”) If you have questions about the requirements, ask the instructor....
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- Fall '08
- Writing, hard copy, opening paragraph, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS ENGINEERING, Prof J A Cunningham