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Topic/Focus: Cause and Effect

Length and Format: 750 words, double-spaced, 12-pt Times New Roman Weight: 100 points
Essay 3 Final Draft Due Date: See the Course Schedule

WHAT YOU WILL DO
The purpose of this assignment is to examine the causes and/or effects of social phenomena to provide

your reader with a better understanding of the world we live in. Generally, you will focus on the causes (why does something occur) OR the effects (what are the results of an occurrence), with a passing reference to the opposite. For example:

  • Start with the cause and then talk about the effects.
  • Start with the effect and then talk about the causes. OBJECTIVES:
  • Identify cause and effect relationships
  • Develop a thesis that clearly focuses on either cause or effect
  • Use specific, valid examples to support your thesis.
  • Show basic understanding of using MLA citations and creating a Works Cited page.
    1. Developing your Essay To complete this assignment, follow these steps: After choosing one of the topics below and your subjects, use pre-writing strategies (freewriting, brainstorming, outlining) to generate concrete details and ideas about your subject. A strong essay will rely on specific details and good paragraphing. You will use the reading excerpt chosen to create ONE (and only one) in-text citation referring to that work in your own essay on the topic and create a Works Cited page for that work. DO NOT USE any other sources for this essay. DO NOT SUMMARIZE the contents of the excerpt in your essay; you will cite the author of the excerpt only to support/reinforce the validity of your ideas.
    ENC 1101 FRESHMAN COMPOSITION 1 | ASSIGNMENT OVERVIEW
    Topic Choices In an essay full of examples, write a cause OR effect essay on one of the following:
    • In Everything, read the excerpt of Stephen King’s essay, “Why We Crave Horror Movies” (141). Develop your essay to show the causes of this phenomena OR the effects of people’s craving on our society and various industries.
    • In Everything, read the excerpt of James Surowiecki’s essay, “Later: What Does Procrastination Tell Us About Ourselves” (142). Develop your essay to show the effects of procrastination as you know it to exist OR the causes of it in the first place. Either way what is its commentary on human nature.
    • Works Cited Page Help

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ENC 1101 FRESHMAN COMPOSITION 1 | ASSIGNMENT OVERVIEW Essay Assignment Topic/Focus: Cause and Effect Length and Format: 750 words, double-spaced, 12-pt Times New Roman Weight: 100 points Essay 3 Final Draft Due Date: See the Course Schedule WHAT YOU WILL DO The purpose of this assignment is to examine the causes and/or effects of social phenomena to provide your reader with a better understanding of the world we live in. Generally, you will focus on the causes (why does something occur) OR the effects (what are the results of an occurrence), with a passing reference to the opposite. For example: • Start with the cause and then talk about the effects. • Start with the effect and then talk about the causes. OBJECTIVES: • • • • Identify cause and effect relationships Develop a thesis that clearly focuses on either cause or effect Use specific, valid examples to support your thesis. Show basic understanding of using MLA citations and creating a Works Cited page. Developing your Essay To complete this assignment, follow these steps: After choosing one of the topics below and your subjects, use pre-writing strategies (freewriting, brainstorming, outlining) to generate concrete details and ideas about your subject. A strong essay will rely on specific details and good paragraphing. You will use the reading excerpt chosen to create ONE (and only one) in-text citation referring to that work in your own essay on the topic and create a Works Cited page for that work. DO NOT USE any other sources for this essay. DO NOT SUMMARIZE the contents of the excerpt in your essay; you will cite the author of the excerpt only to support/reinforce the validity of your ideas. ENC 1101 FRESHMAN COMPOSITION 1 | ASSIGNMENT OVERVIEW Topic Choices In an essay full of examples, write a cause OR effect essay on one of the following: • In Everything, read the excerpt of Stephen King’s essay, “Why We Crave Horror Movies” (141). Develop your essay to show the causes of this phenomena OR the effects of people’s craving on our society and various industries. • In Everything, read the excerpt of James Surowiecki’s essay, “Later: What Does Procrastination Tell Us About Ourselves” (142). Develop your essay to show the effects of procrastination as you know it to exist OR the causes of it in the first place. Either way what is its commentary on human nature. Works Cited Page Help For these excerpts, refer to this reference from OWL at Purdue. A Work in an Anthology, Reference, or Collection Works may include an essay in an edited collection or anthology, or a chapter of a book. The basic form is for this sort of citation is as follows: Last name, First name. "Title of Essay." Title of Collection, edited by Editor's Name(s), Publisher, Year, Page range of entry. EXAMPLE: Swanson, Gunnar. "Graphic Design Education as a Liberal Art: Design and Knowledge in the University and The 'Real World.'" The Education of a Graphic Designer, edited by Steven Heller, Allworth Press, 1998, pp. 13-24. Submitting Your Work Once you have completed your essay and are ready to submit it, upload a Word document to the activity titled DB: Cause and Effect Peer Review found in Week 10/Unit 6 section of the course. ENC 1101 FRESHMAN COMPOSITION 1 | ASSIGNMENT OVERVIEW Writing Assignment Guidelines • • • • • • • • • • Include your name, course and section number, assignment, and date in the upper left corner of the first page. Put your last name and the page number in the header of every page. All out-of-class work must be word-processed. Illegible handwritten or typed work will not be accepted. Work must be double-spaced (both typed and handwritten work) and use appropriate font (12-pt Times New Roman). The title should be centered on the top line of the first page. Essays must have one (1) inch margins. Include an MLA-formatted Works Cited page after your final page. The works cited page is not part of your word count. Proofread your assignment for grammatical and mechanical (spelling, capitalization, and punctuation) errors. Do not allow anyone else to type your papers for you. For more help, check out this sample MLA paper from the Purdue OWL. Catlin 8 Works Cited An Inconvenient Truth. Dir. Davis Guggenheim. Perf. Al Gore, Billy West. Paramount, 2006. DVD. Ebert, Roger. "An Inconvenient Truth." Rev. of An Inconvenient Truth, dir. Davis Guggenheim. rogerebert.com. Sun-Times News Group, 2 June 2006. Web. 24 May 2009. Milken, Michael, Gary Becker, Myron Scholes, and Daniel Kahneman. "On Global Warming and Financial Imbalances." New Perspectives Quarterly 23.4 (2006): 63. Print. ENC 1101 FRESHMAN COMPOSITION 1 | ASSIGNMENT OVERVIEW Essay Rubric Objective/ Criteria Levels of Achievement Beginning Developing Competent Advanced Exemplary Meaning & Development: ideas, examples, reasons, evidence, point of view Unclear POV; little or no evidence; underdeveloped critical thinking (inappropriate or insufficient evidence, examples, reasons). Some POV is developed but not supported by sufficient evidence; unclear thought process (insufficient examples, reasons, or evidence). Develops a POV and demonstrates some critical thinking; examples/evidence/ reasons may be inconsistent or inadequate; supporting details are generalized. Develops a POV and demonstrates competent critical thinking; enough supporting details to support thesis. Ideas are fresh, mature, and extensively developed; insightfully develops a POV and demonstrates outstanding critical thinking. Organization: focus, coherence, progression of ideas Disorganized and unfocused; serious revision in coherence is needed; thesis is not developed or not present. Limited organization and focus; coherence is unclear; insufficient and/or unclear evidence and development. Mostly structured and focused; coherence is present, though not all ideas relate to the thesis; clear support, though further development is needed. Structured, organized, and focused; coherence and unity is present; presents a thesis and suggests a plan of development that is carried out. thesis is presented with clarity; all ideas relate to the thesis; specific and accurate support is provided. Language: word choice and sentence structure Displays frequent and fundamental errors in vocabulary; sentences are simplistic and illustrate constant errors. Developing use of language (weak vocabulary or word choice); sentence structure is basic; consistent errors appear. Some inaccurate or wordy use of language; mastery of sentence structure; minor errors or one consistent error (run ons or fragments) Proficient use of language and sentence structure; minor errors with complex sentence structures. Sophisticated choice of language and sentence structure; uses words correctly and avoids wordiness, jargon, and sentence-level errors. Conventions: grammar, punctuation, spelling, formatting Errors interfere with the writer’s ability to communicate with purpose; pervasive mechanical errors; inappropriate format Errors interfere with the writer’s ability to communicate purpose; significant errors; errors in format are visible Errors interfere, but not sufficiently to affect the writer’s ability to communicate; sentences are correct but simple; some weaknesses in format Occasional errors do not interfere with writer’s ability to communicate purpose; appropriate format Control of conventions contribute to the writer’s ability to communicate; free of most mechanical errors; appropriate format ...
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Tutor went the extra mile to help me with this essay. Citations were a bit shaky but I appreciated how well he handled APA styles and how ok he was to change them even though I didnt specify. Got a B+ which is believable and acceptable.

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