Mla Formatthe Essay Must Santa Monica College Cau

Mla Formatthe Essay Must Santa Monica College Cau

Mla Formatthe Essay Must Santa Monica College Cau

MUST ALL BE IN MLA

In a six-paragraph, academic essay, please explore the main contributing causes (at least 3) of the problem you selected above (from Tracks 1, 2, 3, or 4) in society. Determine, through a compare and contrast essay, which contributing cause is most responsible for the problem. Interview someone you know for their thoughts on the causes. Most importantly, provide evidence from at least 5 outside sources (5 from Peer reviewed Databases and 1 interview with someone you know). THESE SOURCES MUST BE DIFFERENT THAN THE ONES YOU USED IN ESSAY #1.

  • Each body paragraph should directly compare causes to each other.
  • Prove that one contributing cause is most responsible using 6 outside sources
  • Please do not explore solutions to this problem; that will be the subject of our essay #3
  • Take time to fully understand the difference between cause, problem, and effect. Confusing these terms can cause problems down the line

Your thesis should tell:

  1. What the limited topic is
  2. What your side is
  3. How you know your side is correct

REQUIRED ELEMENTS:

  • An introductory paragraph with an introductory strategy and a thesis (6-12 sentences long total
  • Thesis must contain a limited topic, an argument, and an explanation.
  • Your research must come from 6 different sources (THESE SOURCES MUST BE DIFFERENT THAN THE ONES YOU USED IN ESSAY #1):
    • 6 articles or essays from any of the peer reviewed Databases.
    • 1 interview with a person you know about their ideas on the causes of the problem
  • 4 body paragraphs, each with 8-12 sentences, properly structured.
    • Use quotes to provide evidence
    • Introduce and cite your quotes and evidence
    • For every one sentence of summary or quote, include at least 2 sentences of analysis
  • A concluding paragraph of 6-12 sentences with a developed concluding strategy and thesis (restated).
  • The essay must be 6 paragraphs, typed, and double spaced in MLA format
  • The essay must maintain formal academic tone
  • Please include a works cited page