Reflection Paper Format (1-06)


1. Form :


A. All reflection papers should begin with a Title page which includes the following:


         A block of information centered in the middle of the page which provides

††††††††††††††††† i. The number of the reflection paper. Check your schedule to be sure

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† of the right number.

††††††††††††††††† ii. A title. You may create your own title or use the authorís

††††††††††††††††† iii. The material reflected upon (e.g., Fiero, Ch. 28, Thoreau; Brother Sun,

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sister Moon video; Kipling, White Man's Burden)


         At the bottom right corner, create a second block of information providing

††††††††††††††††† i. Your name

††††††††††††††††† ii. The class (e.g., HUM 2230, Humanistic Traditions II)

††††††††††††††††† iii. The date submitted


††††† An example is provided below.


B. All papers should follow class ground rules regarding submission form.


2. Content:


††††††††††† A. All Reflection Papers should address the questions in essay style, donít just

††††††††††† answer questions.


††††††††††† B. The primary way students lose points is to fail to fully explain their ideas. Err

††††††††††† on the side of telling your reader too much, presuming s/he knows little about

††††††††††† your subject matter and thus your need to fully explain your points.


††††††††††† C. Failure to cite materials used in the papers constitutes plagiarism.

††††††††††† Please see class ground rules regarding plagiarism.


††††††††††† D. WRITING MECHANICS: Please click this link to see what formal college level

††††††††††† writing requires.





††††††††††† Your papers are due as noted on your schedule unless instructed otherwise and

††††††††††† will be submitted primarily via the WebCT assignment function unless

††††††††††† instructed otherwise.Late papers will be accepted up to 48 hours after the

††††††††††† due date with one letter grade taken off. Papers will not be accepted after the

††††††††††† cut-offdate.









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††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Submitted By: †††††††††† Ima Student

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Class: ††††††††††††††††††††† HUM 2230 ß 0002

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Date:†† ††††††††††††††††††††† January15, 2006