Step 7: Final Draft of the Research Paper
This assignment involves preparing the final draft of your research paper and Works Cited page.
You SHOULD NOT submit the final draft of your research paper and the Works Cited page until you complete Topic 12.
Once you receive feedback on the first draft, use those suggestions as a starting point to write the final draft. But donâ€™t just stop there! In addition to implementing the suggestions, you should make other revisions as well. You can use this as a start for your checklist, adding to it the steps that you were told to address in the next draft:
You’ve done it! You should read over your research paper one more time to ensure it is free from errors.
The guidelines and requirements for this assignment are:
Remember to apply the concepts you’re learning in the course, including elements of grammar, punctuation, thesis development, and other skills.
Length: This assignment should be a minimum of 4 pages (800 words). You should aim for at least 6 double-spaced pages (1,250 words), excluding the Works Cited page.
Header: Include a header in the upper left-hand corner of your writing assignment with the following information:
- Your first and last name
- Course Title (Composition I)
- Assignment name (Research Paper)
- Current Date
- Double-spacing throughout
- Standard 12 point font (Arial, TimesNewRoman, Calibri)
- Title, centered after heading
- 1â€ margins on all sides
- Save the file using one of the following extensions: .docx, .doc, .rtf, or .txt
Underline your thesis statement in the introductory paragraph.
Rubric: Research Paper Rubric
|Once you have finished with your essay and are ready for it to be reviewed by a grader, submit your assignment using the Draft or Final upload links for this assignment. Please note that drafts are optional.|
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