I just met with a student who had a question I felt inadequate to answer.
He's assigned to put together several essays he'd written throughout the semester about the American Dream into one larger research paper. He'd written short sections titled "Perseverance," "Resilience," and "Sacrifice" and wanted to know how to best respond to his instructor's instructions telling him to "put them all together." This paper is worth 20% of his grade and due by the end of the semester. How can he best do that? Or does he not need to do anything?
He didn't have an assignment sheet and I was confused about how to "best put it all together." Thoughts?
I advised him to talk to his instructor. Maybe I'm making a mountain out of a molehill and just didn't have enough information to assist him without an assignment sheet.