•Must be original, individual work (absolutely no plagiarism)
•Include name, student ID, and course in header
•Must be formatted: 1 inch margins, 1.5 spacing, 12 point font (New Times Roman), either block paragraphs with blank line separation or indentation
•Length – 1.5 to 3 pages not including a formatted list of references
•Include an informative title
•Must contain three (3) main points
•Minimum of three (3) body paragraphs (one for each point)
•Must use supplied references
•Use SPE Style Guide for citation and reference style
•Include page numbers in the footer
•Include your opinion(s) in the closing paragraph [I believe …]
•Give your essay a good, interesting title.
•Have an interesting way to open your essay.
•Your first paragraph should contain your thesis sentence.
•Cite sources to strengthen your position.
•Your closing paragraph should summarize your position(s) without repeating.
•Use graphs, figures, or tables if they illustrate your point.
•If using graphs, figures, or tables, they must have a caption, and you must elaborate on what they represent, including interpretation. Consult the SPE Style Guide.
•Pay attention to the automatic spell (and syntax) checker flags
Use these below resources:
– National Geographic
– Social Work