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Students will identify and research a Global Sustainability Topic and write a research Paper with in-text citations, and prepare a Multimedia presentation.
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Format of Essay

You will write a 750 to 1000 word research paper about your topic.

Your paper will have 5 sections.

 1st    Introduction Section -  Catch reader's interests with an attention getter, perhaps a questions or interesting fact about  your topic.  Then write a thesis statement, a sentence telling the audience the topic of the essay. Make sure you identify the problem in your introduction.

2nd    Background Information Section  Begin with a topic sentence and give supporting details.  Remember, you aren't trying to summarize everything about your topic, just the problem you have identified.  Give details about 2 or 4 important/interesting things about your topic. This should be the Cause of your Hypothesis.

3rd  Effects on Society/Environment/Economy   Begin with a topic sentence and give supporting details. Give details about 2 or 4 important/interesting effects of the problem your have identified.  This should be the effect of your Hypothesis.

 4th  Action Plan Section Begin with a topic sentence and give supporting details. Describe a solution with step by step instructions.  Then describe the affect your solutions will have if implemented.

 5th Conclusion  Summarize for the reader what your report was about.  Then make a statement or ask a question that lets the reader know why it is important to address this Global sustainability issue. Restate your Hypothesis.

     

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