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World Wide Genocide




Here is a copy of the rubric that will be used for the research paper.


format of essay

You will write a 900 - 1200 word essay on the topic of your choice. The paper needs to include an introduction, the body of the paper, and a conclusion. Be sure to watch the video below. This video will help a lot with the Introduction paragraph.

The body of the report contains the information you gathered as you did your research. Write the body to present this information in an organize and logical way. Weave the information and quotations you hace collected into interesting sentences and pargraphs incorporating quotations into the text.

The Conclusion paragraph summarizes what you have learned and stes the conclusions you have drawn based upon your research. The conclusion is very important. Use it to emphasize the main points you hae made and want to leave in the mind of the reader.




Writing an introductory paragraph

This video will help you write an introcuctory paragraph.

Sample MLA Essay and Works Cited

Great example of MLA format along with references in the margins. You should reveiw the essay and see how the format for using sources in the body of the paper. Also, review the Works Cited at the end to see how the in-text citations match up with the sources the author used.


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