Essay Assignment: Research Paper
Topic: You are going to be writing a research paper on an argumentative topic ( ANIMAL TESTING ) . Make sure your topic is debatable(reasonable people could disagree on the best way to answer your question). You will choose your own topic. If you’re not sure of a topic, please talk to the instructor to help you develop your thesis.
1. Type of writing expected – Argumentative
2. Length requirements – 800-900 words ( 4-5 pages, this includes the Works Cited)
3. Formatting requirements – MLA format
4. Documentation format – MLA citations necessary
5. Amount or type of research expected – You must conduct research and cite at least five sources in your final paper. Three must be scholarly sources from the MDC library databases (books, journals, etc.), and two sources may be from a reliable website. (.edu, .org., .gov)
6. Must be typed in Word – 12 points, Times New Roman, and Double spaced.