Assessing My Writing This Term
Planning Phase
      Have I learned to write a clear and focused thesis statement?
      Do I understand how the intent and purpose of my writing reflect my audience?
      Do I know how to provide sufficient information?
      Am I planning my assignments with enough time to be successful?
      Do I use assessment checklists for my writing?
Researching Phase
      Am I learning how to conduct research for information to support my own research thesis?
      Is my research methodical and thorough?
      Do I keep accurate notes about quotations, paraphrases, summaries, and bibliographical information?
Organizing Phase
      Am I learning organization techniques and improving them?
      Does my organization reflect my critical thinking strategy?
      Does my content flow logically?
Drafting Phase
      Is my style readable and coherent?
      Is my tone expressive and consistent?
      Am I able to plan a first draft with time to plan improvement?
      Am I developing and using a revision strategy?
Mechanics
      Have I improved in the overall mechanics of writing?
      Am I learning a variety of formats for my writing?
Plan to Improve
   What will I work to improve in the next writing project or in the next term?
      Prewriting techniques
      Journal keeping
      Planning my writing
      Managing my writing projects
      Researching techniques
      Organization
      Writing the first draft
      Revising
      Assessing my writing