Essay Test

You will have fifty minutes to complete a simple, five-paragraph essay based on the following thesis:

The instructor will give you the thesis as the test begins.

You will have access to all the tools within MS Word, but you may not prewrite any portion of the essay.

Type the essay and double-space it.

You must earn a passing grade (acceptable) in each of the following four categories to pass the course:

  • Clear organization (COHERENCE)
  • Sticks to thesis (UNITY)
  • Good examples/explanation for each point (SUPPORT)
  • Sentence flow (SENTENCE SKILLS)


Submit the essay via Blackboard when you are done.