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Current English-Teacher Certification. 5/13/2013 Scott A. DeWaelsche. Final Essay. Persuasive Essay Choose a controversial social issue for your topic 750 to 1000 words Double spaced 12 point font Arial font. Final Essay.
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Current English-Teacher Certification5/13/2013Scott A. DeWaelscheFinal Essay
  • Persuasive Essay
  • Choose a controversial social issue for your topic
  • 750 to 1000 words
  • Double spaced
  • 12 point font
  • Arial font
  • Final Essay
  • Always cite a source clearly when using their information, especially when using their exact words (In this case, a quotation should be used with a clear source citation).
  • You need to synthesize the information.
  • 정보를 통합해야 한다.
  • Use your own words.
  • Final Essay
  • Have three credible sources
  • Sources should not include sites like About.com, Ehow, or Wikipedia
  • Look at sample essays on our website for a guide.
  • Look for an essay template on the class site.
  • Turn in your essay to me by the class session in final exam week – June 12.
  • Please bring me a printed copy of your essay.
  • Final Essay
  • We will have class on Wednesday, June 12 to make up Wednesday, May 22.
  • Bring your final essay to class and be prepared to share your ideas about your topics with the class.
  • Be prepared to answer questions about your topic from other students.
  • Final Essay
  • Should include an introduction and conclusion.
  • Have a thesis statement in your introduction.
  • A thesis statement is one sentence that states your argument.http://tipsforresearchpapersandessays.blogspot.kr/2008/12/thesis-statement-examples.htmlFinal Essay
  • I recommend a standard five paragraph essay structure:
  • P1-Introduction P2-Main point one P3-Main point two P4-Main point three P5-ConclusionFinal EssayIntroduction – Tell ‘em what you’re going to tell ‘em.P2-P4 – Tell ‘em.Conclusion – Tell ‘em what you told ‘emFinal essay
  • To find good scholarly journal articles try the libraries page on the Suwon University website.
  • JSTOR is a commonly used, reliable source for scholarly journal articles. You can find it in ejournals on the libraries page.
  • http://lib.suwon.ac.kr/DLiWeb20/components/common/WebPageLocator/WebPageLocator.aspx?m_var=469
  • MLA Style
  • All citations should be in MLA style. Visit this website to see examples of citations:
  • https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/To create citations, try:http://www.easybib.com/MLA examplesBook:Gleick, James. Chaos: Making a New Science. New York: Penguin, 1987. Print.Magazine Article:Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Periodical Day Month Year: pages. Medium of publication.Poniewozik, James. "TV Makes a Too-Close Call." Time 20 Nov. 2000: 70-71. Print.MLA ExamplesNewspaper Article:Brubaker, Bill. "New Health Center Targets County's Uninsured Patients." Washington Post 24 May 2007: LZ01. Print.Website Source:Aristotle. Poetics. Trans. S. H. Butcher. The Internet Classics Archive. Web Atomic and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 13 Sept. 2007. Web. 4 Nov. 2008. ‹http://classics.mit.edu/›.In-text citationsIn-text citations: Author-page styleMLA format follows the author-page method of in-text citation. This means that the author's last name and the page number(s) from which the quotation or paraphrase is taken must appear in the text. Source: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/In-text citationsIn-text citations: Author-page style Wordsworth stated that Romantic poetry was marked by a "spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings" (263). Romantic poetry is characterized by the "spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings" (Wordsworth 263). Wordsworth extensively explored the role of emotion in the creative process (263).Class Websitewww.sdewaelscheusw.weebly.com
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