Name: Block: Research Paper Assignment After researching the Kentucky Career Cruising website and reading the article "Individual and Societal Benefits of Higher Education," other web pages, and print sources on career choices, write a research paper that describes a career that interests you. Support your discussion with evidence from your research. Basic Requirements Topic: Career Length: 3-5 pages Formatting Style: MLA Font Size: 12 Font: Times New Roman Margins: 1 inch Punctuation: 1 space after final punctuation Assignments Library Work (ILP Sheet and Internet Sheet) Five Sources Printed (You need to use Career Cruising, three internet sources, and one print source!) Due Dates Wednesday, May 1st Value 50 points (class work) Wednesday, May 1st 50 points (class work) Work Cited Page Thursday, May 2nd 50 points (class work) Source Notes Monday, May 6th 100 points (class work) Outline Tuesday, May 7th 50 points (class work) Rough Draft Friday, May 10th 100 points (quiz grade) Peer Review Monday, May 13th 50 points (class work) Final Draft Friday, May17th 200 points (test grade) Very Important Information 1. USE THIRD PERSON! (DO NOT USE I, ME, MY, MINE, YOU, WE, OR US.) 2. THIS PAPER IS NOT ABOUT WHAT YOU KNOW ABOUT YOUR INTENDED CAREER. 3. PARAPHRASE AND SUMMARIZE WHAT EXPERTS KNOW ABOUT YOUR INTENDED CAREER. 4. THIS IS NOT AN ARGUMENT PAPER. 5. THE PURPOSE OF THIS PAPER IS TO INFORM YOUR READER ABOUT YOUR CAREER. 6. AVOID RUN-ONS, FRAGMENTS, AND COMMA SPLICES! 7. AVOID PLAGARISM BY PARAPHRASING AND CITING SOURCES PROPERLY. 8. IF YOU PLAGIARIZE, YOU WILL RECEIVE A ZERO ON THIS ASSIGNMENT. 9. DO NOT USE WIKIPEDIA! 10. MAKE SURE YOU COME TO SCHOOL, OR YOU WILL FALL BEHIND. Organization is KEY: You need a folder or a giant yellow envelope to hold all of your work for your research paper. You can purchase one of these at Walmart or the Dollar Store. See me if finances are an issue. Important Resources: MLA Formatting and Style Guide: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/ Easy Bib: http://www.easybib.com/ Bibme: http://www.bibme.org/ *Dates and Assignments are subject to change.