Every KW test will begin with the following instructions:
Respond in a thorough and informed way to 1 of the following prompts. Identify the origin of the prompt, give a sense of its basic significance, and, most importantly, link it up with other major themes, concepts, and readings of the course as a whole. Your job is to synthesize ideas— make them work together— in a creative and knowledgeable manner.
Here are some examples of responses to these instructions: