Thesis/plan/outline for the research essay
The assignment:In approximately 1-2 pages, please complete the following:Part A:With your Research Essay topic in mind, write the claim (thesis statement) you intend to make in your paper, in 1 sentence.Identify the strongest support you have for your thesis. Describe the research it rests on, including the source information.Explain what information you still need to gather from sources.Describe how your essay will be organized (i.e. problem/solution, cause/effect, etc.).Part B:In the same document, construct an outline of the major points you plan to make in your essay (see p. 72 of The Everyday Writer for an example format).Assignment Requirements:For this assignment, you should:Write an arguable thesis statement that makes a claim.Explain source support you found for your thesis.Determine the information you still need to gather.Create a detailed outline, using the format of your choice.Assignment Formatting:Write your name, course title, instructor’s name and date at the top of the document.Type in a Word document with 1-inch margins on all sides.Double-space your assignment.Use a standard font (Times Roman or Arial) in 12 point size.Include only one space after periods or other punctuation marks.Indent your paragraphs, with the first line being 5 spaces from the left margin (using the Tab key).