Additional Writing Guidelines.doc - WRITING GUIDELINES Here are few reminders to assist you with your essays Use MLA format Avoid passive writing Check

Additional Writing Guidelines.doc - WRITING GUIDELINES Here...

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WRITING GUIDELINES Here are few reminders to assist you with your essays: Use MLA format. Avoid passive writing Check for incomplete and awkward sentences (this is the most consistent writing problem that I encounter) Make sure that your opening paragraph includes a thesis and a detailed road map for your overall analysis. I don’t want to read any surprises. In others words, do not wait until in page 2 or 3 to introduce a significant part of your analysis. Make sure to include clear transitions. Do not jump around without contextualizing what you are about to write. I will not accept an unstapled essay, nor an essay without page numbers No more clichés or colloquialisms Source integration: You must integrate sources into the essay. Do not simply copy and paste a source onto your works cited page. I will grade

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