Essay 2 – Current News Event
TOPIC: You must write about a topic that is related to a current news event or a trending topic on social media (Twitter, Facebook). You have a range of topics to choose from: pop culture, activism, recent rescue and relief efforts, sports, etc. BE CREATIVE
RESEARCH REQUIREMENTS: Essay 2 is a research paper that looks into current relevant topics. You will still be required to conduct research using credible and reliable sources from a popular source and scholarly works. You’ll need at least one scholarly source. You MAY also use social media to reflect others’ views on your topic. Essay 2 – Current News Event. Use MLA internal documentation and a MLA Works Cited page in the 8th edition format.
- Hard copy of the essay turned in on time.
- Essay submitted to Canvas by the end of the due date (28 Feb 2019)
- Multiple body paragraphs with good unity
- Use multiple non-fiction credible research sources, including scholarly and popular sources
- Use multiple quotes
- Conclusion paragraph includes thesis, using different vocabulary
- Last sentence of conclusion paragraph is final strong thoughts (not the thesis)
- Use MLA 8th edition internal documentation
- Have a Works Cited page in MLA 8th edition style
- One inch margins on left and right, Double spaced, Times New Roman font, size 12, typed
- Essay length is 750 words (Does not include Works Cited)