Mass Media Effect on Youth
Research Essay Assignment
For this assignment you will be writing an 8-10 page research essay with a clear argument.
This essay must contain an introduction that engages the reader, presents a thesis statement, and provides any necessary background information, definitions, or context.
This essay must also contain a body that thoroughly supports your thesis statement with at least 3 findings and 5 academic sources.
Finally, it must contain a conclusion that resolves your argument, includes a discussion of your findings, and offers recommendations or looks to the future.
This paper must utilize APA formatting and use at least 5 sources from the library databases.
Important!!! Use only .org.gov.edusources
- Use plain sentences
- Define technical terms
- Limit use of passive voice
- Maximize use of nominalizations
Introduction and Background:
- Identify the topic
- Research question
- Working thesis
- 3 terms that needed to be defines
- History (background)
- Opposing viewpoints
- 3 findings and 5 academic sources that support the thesis.
- conclusion that resolves your argument
- discussion of findings
- recommendations or looks to the future
Some sources that might be helpful