Assignment Type: Final Essay Topic: You will develop your own topic, as you have
Assignment Type: Final Essay Topic: You will develop your own topic as you have done throughout the course of the semester. Additional Instructions: You are required to borrow material from the primary source. You are also required to borrow material from at least 5 secondary sources. (two secondary sources are the movies are you to rent and watch so you only need supply 3 additional sources. This could be a movie review an autobiography etc) Ensure that there are at least two elements of borrowed material cited in each body paragraph of your essay with the exception of borrowed material in the introductory paragraph and the conclusion. Ideally each body paragraph should have a main idea whose core concept is taken directly from the primary source and is argumentative in nature. THEN there should be at least 1 “ 3 sentences “ each a created specifically to support the main idea “ BUT the core of these sentences should come from secondary sources. This is very important. Essays failing to include borrowed material formatted correctly and not cited will receive no less than a 15 point penalty. Rubric Essay Three “ 35% of our overall grade. (1) Essay Three “ 35% of our overall grade. (1) Criteria Ratings Pts This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome MLA format is essential! Proper format is required. That means that MLA format must be followed to the letter. Use your Purdue Owl resource to ensure you are meeting the expectations of: A properly formatted heading; sentence and paragraph spacing; a properly formatted running head; properly formatted margins. This also includes properly formatted borrowed material. Finally look closely at the sample Works Cited page. You cannot merely copy and paste URL addresses onto the Works Cited page. You must follow the same format presented in Purdue Owl including all publication material. 20.0 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome This is an Argumentative Essay “ Summary has no place here. You have smoothly transitioned from summary to argumentation. Now the essay is dominately argumentative. That means the only time you implement summary will be to establish context for the reader. Any summary other than that will hinder your possibility to earn a good grade. 20.0 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Grammar and mechanics Use academic language word choice phrases and tone throughout the essay. Avoid contractions colloqualisims jargon convoluted sentences fragments awkwardly constructed sentences vague pronoun usage missing subjects etc. 10.0 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Structure and Development This is essential: Your essay must be well developed. Your thesis is the backbone of the paper. Without a thesis no quality grade can be given. The main ideas are the legs for that backbone. Make them strong logical appropriately presented of sequence relevant connected and based on an idea from the primary source that led you to the thesis statement you present in the introductory paragraph ˜ Make sure your body paragraphs have one and only one main idea and that the main idea directly supports the thesis statement written. Extract your supporting ideas from both the primary source and the secondary sources. The more the better. Create strong transitions into and out of body paragraphs. This is essential for a smooth following essay. 50.0 pts Total Points: 100.0 this essay is WORTH 100 POINTS!!!!!