Final Checklist for Your Personal Research Essay

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Final Checklist for Your Personal Research Essay If you have written an effective essay, you should be able to answer “yes” to the following: 1. Do I feel I have something important to say to my reader? 2. Am I sincerely committed to communicating with my reader and not just with myself? 3. Have I considered my audience’s needs? What background information does my audience need explained? 4. Do my title and introduction attract the reader’s attention and help set up my thesis? 5. Does my thesis statement assert one clearly focused idea? 6. Does my thesis give the reader an indication of what points the essay will cover? 7. Do my body paragraphs contain the necessary main points in the
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Unformatted text preview: essays discussion and are those points expressed in clearly stated or implied topic sentences? 8. Is each major point in my essay well developed with enough detailed supporting evidence? 9. Does each body paragraph have unity and coherence? 10.Are all of the paragraphs smoothly linked in logical order? 11.Does my concluding paragraph provide a suitable ending? 12.Are my sentences clear, concise and coherent? 13.Is my vocabulary accurate, necessary and meaningful? Have I edited and proofread for errors in grammar, punctuation, spelling, typing?...
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