Research sources appropriate to your topic, and effectively use those sources as evidence to support and prove your thesis. Although you may use articles in your reader, you must research and use at least three outside sources. We will discuss research methods and ways to incorporate sources into your writing in class.
Cite all sources using MLA Format. The final draft of your paper must include proper parenthetical citations and a Works Cited page. We will go over MLA citation in class, and you have Everyday Writer as a reference.
Be sure to use credible sources! Both print and electronic sources are acceptable, as long as they are credible (scholarly, peer-refereed, etc.). Please review the information on the Purdue/OWL website on how to evaluate research sources, beginning on this page: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/553/1/. Subsequent pages are titled as follows: