(1) A clear introductory statement that addresses directly the question posed by the instructor;
(2) A body of factual examples that support your answer; these examples may be drawn from
either the assigned and recommended readings or properly cited sources researched
independently by the student. You may not cite Wikipedia as a source for your essays.
Comments drawn from the work of another must be appropriately cited; plagiarized essays will
be penalized; all “Suggested Readings” are available on the Canvas website for the class.
(3) A coherent paragraph structure that emphasizes your main points and exhibits college-level
(4) A succinct concluding paragraph