Expos Midterm Exam: March 3, 2011 Exam Format • For the midterm exam, students will write an in-class essay during 1 class period (80 minutes). • The Midterm Exam will ask students to connect the first three readings of the course: Malcolm Gladwell’s “The Power of Context,” Susan Faludi’s “The Naked Citadel,” and Azar Nafisi’s “Selections from Reading Lolita in Tehran .” • Students will not see the essay question in advance • Students may use The New Humanity Reader and a personal dictionary during the exam. They may not use any other notes or sheets of paper. Expectations • The midterm is graded pass/fail. A passing exam will do all the things a C level paper will do in Expos: have an emerging project, make some valid connections between texts, demonstrate reading comprehension, and create a coherent relationship between paragraphs. A passing exam will have control over significant sentence-level errors that impede meaning. • There is no required exam length. Students cannot be expected to draft five full pages
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This note was uploaded on 10/02/2011 for the course EXPOSITORY 101 taught by Professor Mr during the Spring '06 term at Rutgers.