Soc 1 - Guide for Written Assignments

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Guide for Written Assignments Format Requirements: ٠ Typed ٠ 12-point font ٠ Black ink ٠ Double-spaced ٠ 1.25-inch side margins, 1-inch top and bottom margins ٠ If your assignment is more than 1 page, it must be stapled or paper clipped. Citation Requirements: ٠ Whenever you quote from a reading, you must cite the author(s) and page number. “My sister experienced some wild teenage days of mild drugs and truancy, flunking out of high school for a time. But she was surrounded by enough protective influences that her teenage rebellion never gathered enough momentum to ruin her life” (Conley 202). ٠ When you paraphrase (put in your own words) content from a reading or lecture, you must cite your source. Dalton’s sister went through a rebellious period when she was a teenager (Conley). Proofreading Steps: 1. Check that your introductory paragraph has a thesis statement. 2. Check that each paragraph has an introductory sentence. 3. Check that each paragraph has facts, details, and examples to support the point you made in the
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