Outlineby 11.59pm on (this coming!)Sunday15November 2020 (this will allow me an opportunity to discuss any issues with your ideas in our secondclass day of Week 13)
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Completed paperby11.59pm on Tuesday 08 December 2020
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- You must compose a research paper.
- The paper must pursue a research topic.You come up with the topic and focus from within one of the broad categories below.
- Science [technology; biology; computer science; the natural world]
- Society [human behavior; psychology; social issues/problems; health; education; crime; politics; sport]
- History[events; people; movement’s; societies; discoveries; periods]
- Geography [landscapes; regions; countries; cities]
- Fine arts [literature; theatre; music; film; painting etc]
- Idea of your own – however, you MUST email with your topic and argument before you begin your outline so that I can review your ideas.<< if you choose this option, you must explain it to me in advance; I will not accept papers written on alternative topics that I have not spoken to you about and agreed with you that the topic is suitable. Please do not ignore this advice.
Ensure the paper has:
- an introduction
- a minimum of SIX body paragraphs
- a concluding paragraph
- a works cited page.
The paper must include:
- A minimum of SIX clear main ideas.
- Information from sources must be appropriately incorporated (minimum of six credible, relevant sources) with a combination of direct quotations and paraphrases. Each paragraph should include a minimum of ONE piece of source information (quotation or paraphrase).
- At least two sources should be considered academic/scholarly sources from academic outlets [either database or library-held sources – if you rely only on the open web/Google,points will be reduced.].
- Sources must be fully acknowledged (signal phrase, in-text citationand works cited entry– points will be deducted if all three are not present and correct)
Points breakdown [scored out of “100”]:
|Content and Structure 30|
|– Thesis statement / topic sentences / structure (10)|
|– Ideas and adherence/relevance to argument (20)|
|Incorporation of Source Information and Citations (30)|
|– In-text citations (10)|
|– Works cited page (10)|
|– Quality of sources (10)|
|Mechanics / punctuation (30)
I will be examining all aspects of the grammar/writing concepts covered in ENGL 0999 topics throughout the semester. Please review the slideshows for the following concepts if you are unclear of any:
– Sentence structure [dependent/independent clauses – in slideshows, “Parts of a Sentence !” and “Comma Use”]
– Capitalization and Comma Use
– Subject-verb Agreement
– Comparatives and Superlatives
– Subject-Verb Agreement
– Conditional Tenses
– Reducing Wordiness
|– Language use, spelling and capitalization (10)|
|– Tense use and point of view (10)|
|– Punctuation, sentence structure and cohesiveness of writing (10)|
|Overall polishedness / effort / impression (10)|