I need Thesis Statement, outline and essay. I have attached Outline Samples to follow also. Thank you.

 

 

 

Essay 2 Instructions and Checklist

Causal Analysis Argument about the Media

 

In preparation for Essay 2 and by completing your textbook readings, you will be equipped to respond by objectively compiling information from a variety of sources to compose an essay that understands and practices reading, writing, and rhetoric within the context of a biblical worldview; applies methods of sound reasoning; produces well-structured essays; integrates sources accurately and effectively; writes with clarity; recognizes standard usage in English grammar, word choice (diction), phraseology, and sentence structure; and applies knowledge of sentence structure to basic sentence editing and revision (Syllabus MLOs: A, B, C, D, E, F, G and Module/Week 5 LOs: 1, 2, 3).

 

In Module/Week 5, you must write a 1000-word (3–4-page) causal analysis essay in response to one of the following prompts:

  • Select an image(s) from an electronic source that exemplifies your position on the effect of television in American culture. Your argument must show that a cause-and-effect relationship does or does not exist between TV and behavior, health, intelligence, or morality, etc.
  • Select an image(s) from an electronic source that you think exemplifies your position on the effect of advertising on American youth. What do advertisements tell young people they should value? Argue a causal relationship between American advertising and the attitudes and behaviors of American youth.

 

Follow the writing processes guidelines: gather all of your information, plan the direction of your essay, and organize your ideas by developing a 1-page thesis statement and outline for your essay. Format the thesis statement and the outline into a single Microsoft Word document using current MLA, APA, or Turabian style (whichever corresponds to your degree program). Submit the thesis and outline by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Monday of Module/Week 4 for instructor feedback.

 

As you compose your essay, be sure to:

  • Follow the writing style required by your degree program (current MLA, APA, or Turabian).
  • Use in-text citations to cite works.
  • Integrate at least 4 quotations, 1 summary, and 1 paraphrase into your essay.
  • Include a references or works cited page containing any and all sources you cite in your paper, including images. You may use 1 or 2 images in your essay to support your argument, but each must not take up more than one-third of a page (with 1-inch margins), and they will not contribute to the total page count for the assignment.
  • Use the Essay 2 Grading Rubric, the Outline Suggestions document, and the proofreading checklist (provided below) to draft and revise your essay.
  • Include your thesis statement and outline on a separate page at the end of the document.
  • Type your degree program and which style of writing you are using (current MLA, APA, or Turabian) on the title page of your so that your instructor can grade your essay accordingly.

 

Be sure to fully cite all quotations, summaries, paraphrases, and images. If you fail to give credit for outside material, it will be regarded as plagiarism and will result in a “0” on your essay and possibly course failure.

 

Submit this assignment by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Monday of Module/Week 5 and include a title page, the essay itself, a works cited/references page of any primary or secondary texts cited in the essay, and the thesis/outline page. Do not forget to write your degree program and whether you are using current MLA, APA, or Turabian on the title page and in the “Submission Title” field when submitting your paper.

 

Proofreading Checklist

Part 1:

Read through your paper and check the appropriate boxes on the chart below. If any area of your paper needs revision, make sure you correct it before submitting your essay. One of the best ways to proofread your writing is to read it backward to forward, sentence-by-sentence. This helps you to see words and ideas that you may have missed. Another very successful tool for proofreading is to read your work out loud to someone else. Individuals often think that handing their paper to someone and asking them to read it is the same thing, but it is not. Instead, ask someone to listen while you read your own words. You will immediately hear what you missed or will want to improve in your writing.

Argument

Successful

Needs Revision

 

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1.      Clearly shows my opinion

 

 

2.      Tells a story that reflects my opinion

 

 

3.      Contains pathos (emotional) appeals

 

 

4.      Contains ethos (values/belief) appeals

 

 

5.      Contains logos (factual) appeals

 

 

6.      Title reflects my issue and opinion.

 

 

7.      Contains appropriate header for my discipline (MLA, APA, Turabian)

 

 

8.      If using current APA format, contains properly formatted title and abstract pages

 

 

9.      Double-spaced

 

 

10.  Margins are 1-inch wide on all sides.

 

 

11.  Font is 12-point Times New Roman.

 

 

12.  References/Works cited page includes all sources used for this essay.

 

 

13.  Checked the spelling

 

 

Part 2:

 

When you are satisfied with the quality of your essay, post it to Blackboard via the SafeAssign link for grading. Do not forget to write your degree program and whether you are using current MLA, APA, or Turabian on the title page and in the “Submission Title” field when submitting your paper.