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ENC 0025 Research Assignment: The Assignment

Instructor Information

Instructor

Carol Martinson

cmartinson@polk.edu

Office: LLC 2230 M

297-1010 ext. 6440

Library

Lakeland Campus

LLC 2160 297-1042

Winter Haven Campus

WLR 304

297-1040

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Assignment Details

Research Requirements

 1. Choose a topic to argue for or against.

2. Use at least two sources from the databases and web site given by the librarian to choose from. Do not use anymore than3 sources.

3. You must have a works cited page listing the sources, and it must be written according to MLA guidelines.

4. You must have at least one parenthetical citation for each source listed on your works cited page.

5. You must write 5-6 paragraphs and follow the MLA format (typed, double spaced, 12pt Times New Roman Font) for the entire paper.

6. Each paragraph must have 5+ sentences in it.

7. The paper must be written in 3rd person and use formal standard English.

8. You must have an argumentative thesis statement – underline it.

9. You must acknowledge and include the other side of the argument.

10. Both the rough draft and the final draft must be included in the portfolio.

11. It must be based on facts from the sources not emotions.

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