– The paper MUST be typed in Times New Roman, font 12, double-spaced, with
– The paper MUST be typed in Times New Roman, font 12, double-spaced, with
- The paper MUST be typed in Times New Roman, font 12, double-spaced, with a proper heading, a title, and each new paragraph indented. - The paper should be carefully proofread and edited for grammar, spelling, and grammar mistakes. - Your paper should have: - an introduction ending with a thesis statement - about 5-6 body paragraphs as needed to support the arguments you have that will prove your thesis statement. -body paragraphs need to have clear topic sentences, which are then supported by evidence from the story, which is properly quoted and cited, and then analyzed (sandwich paragraphs). -a conclusion The grade will count towards your reading grade in the class (15%) and writing grade (20%). Grading Rubric: Introduction 20 points - Hook or general introduction to story (5) - strong central argument / thesis (7) - thesis is or can be supported across the story (8) Support and Development of Your Thesis 30 points - uses evidence from across the text and analyzes the evidence with specific details Structure and Organization 10 points - logical ordering and development (5) - topic sentences / paragraphs start with clear arguments (5) Conclusion 10 points Mechanics 10 points Transitions to connect ideas 5 points Vocabulary 5 points Proper quotation formatting 10 points Total Points 100

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