The Reflective Introduction is: 1) A 1000-word minimum (no maximum) piece of writing that tells a cohesive, flowing, thesis driven narrative of your learning this quarter through text and multimodality. 2) A deep and complex assessment of your research, critical reading, writing, and collaboration over the course of the class. 3) An unpacking of your relationship to sources, to the issues you investigated, the multiple genres you worked in, and your life right during multiple intersecting 4) Thoroughly edited, with attention paid to grammar and sentence level clarity. Guiding Questions and Prompts for Reflective Introduction: You may build onto and deepen your earlier self-assessments as a way into a longer, crafted introduction for your ePortfolio if you want, or develop a structure for the reflective intro that comes from your own organic understanding of your learning this quarter. Here are some other ideas to explore: How has your research journey deepened your understanding of prison abolition or any other social justice issue that youve investigated this quarter? What have you learned about yourself as a researcher, your relationship to specific sources, or to information/genre literacy? Assess your relationship to the idea of community. Describe your experience with collaboration this quarter. Did you have any breakthroughs/thoughts about group work, solo work, and/or the experience of isolated pandemic learning this summer? Describe and unpack your experience exploring and inhabiting multiple different genres. What genre pushed you to explore the contextualization of historical context and your place in the world?