How to study for your Core 1.1 midterm, spring 2007:

You will be allowed 75 minutes (from 5:00-6:15) to write the exam. It will consist of three parts plus one extra credit question:

You will be able to choose from at least two options in each section:

How to write your exam.

The same qualities I look for in your papers and in-class writing are important on the exam essays:

Take time to think about the passage or the question and to outline the main points you will make before you start writing. This will keep your essays focused and prevent rambling or too-long/too-short essays.

Write legibly, in black or dark blue ink, in a moderate-sized hand.

Always, always, indicate the section and number of the question on which you are writing.

A few basic rules

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