research paper about anything of the writers choice

Research Paper has to be 6-7 pages long and also most importantly it has to be MLA format.

At least 5 Sources need to be used for this research paper.

Teachers Rubric/Instructions

Research Paper Rubric

Criteria Ratings Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIntroduction

The introduction should contain a hook sentence, background information and the thesis for the research paper. The Title is also part of the introduction.10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeThree or More Body Paragraphs

Each Body paragraph should contain topic sentence, facts to explain the topic sentence, details to show the topic sentence. This means secondary support must also be included in each body paragraph. At least two areas of secondary support in each body paragraph. The secondary source will be documented as first or second mention as well as in the format of direct, indirect, blended, or paraphrase set-ups learned in the course. Closing sentences to round back to the topic sentence are also important.60.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeConclusion

The conclusion will restate the thesis, answer the question so what? Why is all this information important? and leave the reader with a lasting impression. It must be equal in length to the introduction.10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWorks Cited Page

The assignment requires a works cited page set up in MLA style. There should be at least four to six sources listed.10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeFormatting

The research paper should follow the MLA formatting rules. One inch margins, page numbers for each page, 12 font, Times New Roman, and double spaced.5.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeGrammar

The research paper should adhere to good grammar skills. This means the paper has been proofread for common grammatical mistakes.5.0 pts

Total Points: 100.0