Objective: To learn how to compose an analytical essay with an evolving thesis with multiple sources and at least one application of your idea to your own evidence. You will learn how to create your paper by being able to revise one of the 3 essays that you have written about the books that you have read this quarter, using the revised essay as one of two chapters for your research paper.
The required parts of your research paper are as follows:
- An introduction.
- One chapter (at least 750 words, the length of a 3 page essay).
- One chapter comprised of a revised version of your essay about Gladwell, Robinson, or Kolbert (at least 750 words, the length of a 3 page essay).
- A conclusion
- A Works Cited Section (MLA in-text citation format)
- A 250 word reflection and explanation, describing what you attempted to do in your research paper and how you incorporated the techniques that you learned over the course of the quarter.
Your research paper should be at least 2500 words (at least a 10 page essay) including all of the above.