Today all classes will be in the computer lab, A206, to write the research paper.
Be sure to check all of our notes, which are posted on this page!
Here is the grading rubric for the research paper 2016 Research Rubric
____ (10pts) 500-750 words, no more, no less
____ (5pts ) Effective Title
____ (10pts) Clearly stated Thesis Statement
____ (10pts) Clear Topic Sentences in Body Paragraphs
____ (10pts) Evidence from research to support Topic Sentences
____ (10pts) Evidence Explained and connected back to Thesis Statement
____ (5pts ) Grammar: spelling, paragraphing, sentence structure…
Works Cited: 20pts
____ (5pts) Titled “Works Cited” in center of page
____ (5pts) Alphabetical by Author’s Last name
____ (5pts) Italicize magazine, newspapers, and books, Use quotations for article titles.
____ (5pts) Period after each item in citation
Direct Quotations from research with proper Parenthetical Citation
____ (10pts) 1 integrated into your sentence
____ (10pts) 1 separate sentence