ENG 122 Week 5 Final Research Paper

Before you submit your Final Research Paper, make sure that you have:

•    Reviewed the “Research Paper Guidelines” to ensure your paper addresses all required components and develops a clear position in response to one of the writing prompts provided.

•    Reviewed the Model Final Research Paper in order to understand expectations for the assignment.

•    Incorporated a minimum of five scholarly sources.

•    Provided well-researched evidence to support each claim.

•    Incorporated feedback or suggestions into your revisions.

•    Proofread your final draft for errors in grammar, mechanics, and style.

•    Written a paper that is approximately seven to ten pages total in length, including

o    a title page

o    five to seven pages of body text (1,500 words or more)

o    a references page

•    Formatted your paper according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

Your Final Research Paper will be assessed on the following components:

•    Structure

•    Development

•    Style

•    Grammar

•    APA formatting

•    Resources

Submission Information: Complete the tasks above and save the document as a Microsoft Word or compatible .doc or .docx file. Submit your assignment via theAssignment Submission button. Please use a naming convention for your assignment file that includes your last name and the week number. So, your Final Research Paper assignment should bear a file name that looks like: smith_w5.docx.

Writing the Final Research Paper

The Final Research Paper

•    Must have a body length of five to seven double-spaced pages formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

•    Must include a separate title page with the following:

o    Title of paper

o    Student’s name

o    Course name and number

o    Instructor’s name

o    Date submitted

•    Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.

•    Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought, well-supported claims, and properly cited evidence.

•    Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.

•    Must use and cite at least five scholarly sources from the Ashford University Library.

•    Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

•    Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
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