If you have any endnotes, include them on a separate page before your Works Cited page. Entitle the section Notes centered, unformatted.
Formatting the First Page of Your Paper Do not make a title page for your paper unless specifically requested. In the upper left-hand corner of the first page, list your name, your instructor's name, the course, and the date. Again, be sure to use double-spaced text.
Double space again and center the title. Do not underline, italicize, or place your title in quotation marks; write the title in Title Case standard capitalization , not in all capital letters. Create a header in the upper right-hand corner that includes your last name, followed by a space with a page number; number all pages consecutively with Arabic numerals 1, 2, 3, 4, etc. Always follow instructor guidelines. Unfortunately, none of the ones that we saw seemed to match the specifications that we had established.
They were too small, too impersonal, too close to the neighbors. After days of finding nothing even close, we began to wonder: was there really a perfect house out there for us? Aided by the gloom, Fisher was slicing through the Sox rookies, and Williams did not come to bat in the seventh.
He was second up in the eighth. This was almost certainly his last time to come to the plate in Fenway Park, and instead of merely cheering, as we had at his three previous appearances, we stood, all of us, and applauded. What's being described will be thoroughly examined.
For example, if you were describing roses, you might want to detail: Their origin Their color Their fragrance When you write a descriptive essay, you want to involve the reader's senses and emotions. For example, you could say, "I got sleepy. Examples of Descriptive Essays Ready to dive into the details? Here are three excerpts rife with detail. He often came to survey the fields and the clouds before his hunt, to listen to the steady sound of the stream passing through reeds under the bridge, while combing his feathers for the unwanteds - whatever they might be.
Watch how descriptive things get. The first room, through the door, is the main part of the restaurant. There is another, rarely used, dining room off to the right. It was added during the oil well boom of the seventies. Through the main dining room is yet another room; it guards the door leading into the kitchen. This room contains the most coveted table in the place.
The highest tribute Lou can bestow on anyone is to allow them access to seats at this table. This table is the family table; it is reserved for Lou's, and her daughter Karen's, immediate family and treasured friends. Cloud State spruces up something as everyday as a local pawn shop. The blazing, red, diesel fuel tanks beamed in front of the station, looking like cheap lipstick against the pallid, wrinkled texture of the parking lot sand.
The yard, not much larger than the end zone at General G. Patton High School on the north end of town, was framed with a rusted metallic hedge of lawn mowers, banana seat bicycles, and corroded oil drums. Exams only provide students with a mark rather than specific feedback on their progress.
Therefore, setting assignment essays for a substantial part of student assessment is a much fairer approach than one-off examination testing. Body paragraph 3 As an assessment tool, assignment essays have some disadvantages for lecturers and students. A consequence of these problems is that feedback to students is frequently delayed, and this is much less useful to students than rapid feedback p.
It is partly because of these disadvantages of time and expense that other assessments such as multiple-choice tests and short answer questions have an enduring place in the tertiary learning environment.
Conclusion To conclude, it seems that assignment essays continue to have a prominent role in tertiary education as an assessment tool. This is mainly because they are very effective in developing knowledge and writing skills for subject areas.
Also, assignment essays can be less stressful than examinations as they allow students to show their understanding of content in less pressured circumstances. On the other hand, the time consuming nature of writing and marking essays points to some disadvantages that also need to be considered. The weight of evidence, however, supports the writing of assignment essays for student assessment because this approach has such positive and proven effects for improved student learning.
References Bloggs, J. London: Bookworld. Jinx, J. Student essay writing. Journal of Research in University Education, 9 2 , Use appropriate language for your audience and purpose Academic writing need not be complicated, but it does need to have an element of formality.
Your choice of words for an academic assignment should be more considered and careful. Avoid contractions Rather than; 'don't', 'can't', 'it's', 'should've', You could try: 'do not', 'cannot', 'it is', 'should have' Use the full forms of words Rather than: 'TV', 'memo', or 'quote' You could try: 'television', 'memorandum' or 'quotation' Avoid using informal words Rather than: Smith's bit of research is ok. You could try: Smith's research is significant because Rather than using words such as: 'get', 'got' or 'a lot' You could try: 'obtain', 'obtained' or 'many' 3.
Be clear and concise Keep words simple: Rather than: The denotation was obfuscated by the orator. You could try: The meaning was hidden by the speaker.
Aim for the right word for the right occasion: Example 1: Crusade against crime Example 2: Campaign against crime The word 'crusade' has connotations of a battle and is more aggressive in tone than the word 'campaign'.
Wonderland University, , p. Does the body of the paper refer to the table? Zapper, Y. Essays MLA recommends that when you divide an essay into sections that you number those sections with an arabic number and a period followed by a space and the section name. Keep it consistent.
Explain how the material can relate to the modern world, to the society or separate individuals. Taylor, G. Using swear words or making offensive comments will upset the balance of your writing and undermine your point of view. All of the reference items start with the title of the information source. They can help students get an overall idea on the subject, structure and main tips.
Also include the page number.
Back your statements with sources if needed and make conclusions whether you support the author or not. Lean towards caution We need to be aware that our views are contributing to a much wider debate surrounding your given topic. The corresponding question is "how": How does the thesis stand up to the challenge of a counterargument?
The writer's position will be backed up with evidence, including statistics or the opinion of experts. Accountants talk about legal capital, financial capital and physical capital.
Ensure that you explain which people or which ideas. The title of the article should then follow, with only the first word and any proper nouns capitalized.
Using swear words or making offensive comments will upset the balance of your writing and undermine your point of view. Essay maps ask you to predict where your reader will expect background information, counterargument, close analysis of a primary source, or a turn to secondary source material. There are many definitions of the word itself, and capital as applied in accounting can be viewed conceptually from a number of standpoints; that is, there is legal capital, financial capital and physical capital. However, it is important to note that tables are not simply used to replicate data that has already been presented in the text of the paper and not all data should be presented in a table. If they reinstate what you already have in your text, then it is not necessary to include a graphic. The second part should contain your personal thoughts on the subject.