8-10 FULL pages* (not including works cited page). Note that full length means full, allthe-way-to-the-bottom-of-the-page
pages. If you are in doubt, you should write eight
pages and then one sentence on the ninth page.
Seven sources minimum, three of which must be from the MCC databases.
Students who don’t meet the minimum requirements will receive a zero for this paper
with no opportunity to revise.High incarceration rates in the U.S. essay
Every successful paper will:
Contain a thesis that makes an assertion.
Support the thesis with valid claims found in high quality sources.
Make clear connections between the problem and the effects and/or causes.
Explain the problem.
Counter argue any opposing views.
Be coherently structured.
Synthesize sources seamlessly.
Quote appropriately, providing context and signal phrase each time a quote is used.
Be written only in third person.
Demonstrate an understanding of MLA documentation and format.
Be written in a style appropriate for a college-level paper.