Today you will be looking deeper into your community problem. You will look at Laws and regulations, Government Policies, the attitudes the community has about your problem, the political climate and the root causes of your problems in a effort to connect the dots and create a better understanding of what goes into your problem. This will also help you understand what would be the best course of action to solve this issue.
Below is the reading for today. I ask you to create the charts and tables on a separate sheet of paper and have them done by end of day of the next class. It is in your best interest to finish this quickly as our next step is to reach out to organization and individuals who are working on solving this problem in the community.
You must have at least ONE source for each section. Remember to record your sources so you can add them to your works cited page later.
After reflection on your midterms and looking at your papers it has become clear that we must take some time to learn how to format your papers. The MLA format will be used in many of your university classes so it is important to start getting used to it now. Today you will work on formatting your paper in MLA style.
Your assignment or today is to look at your typed paper and correct the formatting so it matches MLA format. For this Assignment you will only be looking at the "Format" and "First Page on Your Paper Sections" sections of the MLA Format Checklist below. This will be due next class.
Below are some documents that are going to help you.
In class we are going to review this PowerPoint created by the folks at Purdue OWL. This is a quick breakdown of the formatting and style guide. Today we will focus on the page formatting and the in text citation, however the entire PowerPoint is uploaded for your reading pleasure.
Below is a quick checklist for your formatting needs. From here on in use this checklist to ensure you are using MLA format before you turn in your paper. You can download or view this document in full screen. If you need this printed please let me know. For this Assignment you will only be looking at the "Format" and "First Page on Your Paper Sections"
This last paper gives you a visual look at how to format your paper and what the headings should look like. If you get lost you can always use this.