+ Senior Project Analysis Papers First drafts due Monday March 2nd! + Basic Formatting MLA style Pages Numbered (top right hand corner with your last name) 4 citations minimum Title Page 12 pt. Times New Roman font 4-6 pages of writing Double spaced Works cited page One inch margins + Finding sources Related to your topic Can be loosely related Must have relevance to why you chose your project If you are uncertain about a source, ask! If you need help looking for sources, ask! + Sample title page Your Name Ms. Rowen Advanced English 12 February 24, 2015 Title of Your Paper + Sample Title Page Jane Smith Ms. Rowen Advanced English 12 February 24, 2015 Senior Project: Kokomo Humane Society + Thesis Statement An analytical paper breaks down an issue or an idea into its component parts, evaluates the issue or idea, and presents this breakdown and evaluation to the audience. Example Thesis Statement: An analysis of the college admission process reveals one challenge facing counselors: accepting students with high test scores or students with strong extracurricular backgrounds. + Noodle Tools Make sure you know your username and password Save your sources as you find them Know what type of source you’re citing! Interview? Article from an online journal? Book? Create your works cited page by “exporting to word” + Resources Purdue OWL MLA formatting questions In-text citation guide Noodle Tools Organize and save your sources Create your works cited page quickly and easily! UNC thesis statement worksheet (uploaded to Mrs. Scott’s webpage) + First Drafts Must include 2 full pages You’re encouraged to write the full paper The more you turn in, the more feedback you’ll get back You still need to include your title page and works cited page for the first draft! Must be typed! You must reference each source at least once! Include in-text citation Use a quote or paraphrase + Introductions Bring up the “issue” that leads to your project idea Grab the audience’s attention Introduce what you did for your project Present your thesis statement + Body Paragraphs Each paragraph needs a purpose Focus on what has been laid out by your thesis statement Integrate your research! Quotations Paraphrasing Explain the significance of each reference + Conclusions Remind the reader of why there’s a need for your project Emphasize the current problem Look forward: what impact did (or will) your project have? Reflect on your overall experience and then write down the overall conclusions that you make!