The Story of the Human Body
Unit 3: Research Paper on The Story of the Human Body
Pretend that you are a biologist. Then write a 1,400-word research paper (4-5 pages double spaced). Discuss a statement from The Story of the Human Body regarding how the human body functions and why it works that way. Support this statement or challenge its merits. Structure your essay around a thesis to prove your argument and support it with legitimate evidence and provide clear analysis.This essay is worth 200 points.
Key components of your essay:
- Define and introduce the issue using library/database sources
- Facts and evidence using library/database sources to illustrate the importance of your issue
- Analysis and explanation of the issue.
- At least 2 citations from The Story of the Human Body in MLA format
- At least 2 citations (summaries or quotes) from legitimate outside sources in MLA format
- Essays are due at the beginning of class. You must print it out and turn in on time.
- You must staple your draft(s) behind your final essay.
- On the last page of your final essay, you must specify your word count.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):
The purpose of this essays is…
- Ensure that students can construct a written work that is centered on a core idea/principle/emotion/lesson.
- Ensure that students understand different modes of writing to communicate an idea.
- Ensure that students uses the appropriate diction/language/writing style for the target audience.
- Ensure that students develop a coherent structure in their essay such that the target audience/reader can locate introduction, argument, and solution.
- Information literacy: Utilize developed information literacy skills which include executing an effective research strategy using appropriate research tools, evaluating the credibility of sources, and using information ethically by applying conventions of documentation.