English com Paso Hernandez State College Instructor: S. Router Word count: 500-750 Essay # 2- Com pare-contrast Essay For this assignment, you will need to produce a 500 word essay complete with title, thesis, strong evidence, and logical organization of the topics, clearly presenting a comparison and a contrast of your chosen topics. Successful essays will show clear similarities and differences. A clear introduction, organizational pattern, and strong conclusion are required. Engel: 500 words Guidelines: Paper must be typed, double-spaced, with one-inch margins.
Be sure to include page numbers,(upper right-hand corner with Last name, a dash, and page number), a title, and a Works Cited page and in-text citations as needed, with an MEAL Style Heading. Due date: Final Draft due on February 25, 2015. 2. 3. 4. General Information The student will compare and contrast a topic from the list of general topics given below. Students must narrow the general topics to work within the word count requirements. Caution: Do not wait to decide whether you will have enough information to fully develop your topic.
If you need to change topics, see Mrs.. Router as soon as possible. Papers that are late (turned in after midnight on the due) will receive a deduction of 5% per day. If there are extenuating circumstances, a conversation with the instructor or a written note will be required explaining the issue. This conversation/note does not guarantee that the instructor will give full, on-time credit, but the information will be taken into consideration. All essays are to be submitted through Canvas. Acceptable formats are doc, doc, or RTF (rich text format).