From the syllabus for this course:
The process for your final paper begins in Week 13, when you bring short (250 word) annotations of:
You will then meet with your discussion section instructor in Week 15 and bring a draft of the first paragraph of the paper to that meeting.
Your final paper (2000 words long) is due on Wednesday, December 8, at 4 pm, in Candler Library 128G.
This whole writing process is worth 50% of your final grade.