1. Extra Credit Assignment:
you need to get this right because I could get all points or nothing.
The following two pieces both address evolution. The first article is written by Elizabeth Bumiller, and the second article is written by Lisa Fullam. One presents an argument while the other offers an explanation. Read them both carefully and write a short essay where you decide which article is an argument and which article is the explanation.
1. a clear thesis statement
2. develop main points with appropriate and convincing supporting materials where you explain your answer with references to specific passages in both articles
3. utilize appropriate and effective organization of content
4. demonstrate a clear and coherent writing style that uses effective diction and sentence skills
5. demonstrate correct mechanical skills including spelling and punctuation
The professor did not specified a word number, but I guess a short essay means 1-2 pages. I have attached the two articles (Argument and Explanation.)
2. Final paper
Please choose one.
The paper is to be five to six pages in length and must strictly follow the format presented by the MLA. Chapter 50 in your textbook gives excellent illustrations. Other than the primary text, four other outside sources are to be used in the paper. The aforementioned questions infer researching religion, psychology, philosophy, and literary criticism to support your position. Only use direct quotes from the primary text and, credible, outside sources. Please avoid summary or paraphrase. No late papers will be accepted. The paper is due 16 August 2020.
As you begin drafting with your closed thesis statement in hand, I would like you to incorporate the four part introduction.We can not use the traditional five paragraph model for this argumentative research paper. Below is a bullet list to follow.