Barton College Recycling should Be Mandatory discussion

NOTE: My position is recycling should be mandatory

Write an 1000-1200 word Persuasive Essay. Take a position on the issue and support your position with evidence.

The essay should include:

1) Introduction

2) Clear thesis that states your position on the issue

3) Three or more body paragraphs that support your position.

4) Four credible sources must be used to support your thesis.

5) At least two of these sources should come from Library Databases. The other two can be open web sources, but they must be credible. Do not use Wikipedia, or student essay sites as sources.

Remember to follow the MLA format for submitting your paper:

* Double spaced

* 4 Credible Sources (2 from the Library Databases)

* 1000-1200 words in length

* 12-point font

* In-text citations and works cited page in MLA Format

* MLA Format for name, etc.

Please check the Essay Rubric

Essay Rubric

Essay Rubric

Criteria Ratings Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeThesis Statement: The writing has a clearly articulated original thesis and subordinate ideas supported by reliable and relevant evidence based on original research. Main ideas are not lost in surrounding supporting evidence.Thesis statement. 25 words or less. States the main idea or point of the essay

20.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePurpose and Audience: The writing engages the reader with an original approach to the subject. It may encompass conflicting ideas and inspires the reader to contemplate the relationship of complex ideas.

25.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeOrganization: The writing flows smoothly and logically from a well-defined thesis. It contains an appropriate introduction, conclusion, and smooth transitions.

25.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeGrammar and Mechanics: The writing is free of proofreading errors. The writing contains sentences that are always complete and grammatically correct, and free of confusion and ambiguity.

15.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeMLA Format: Student provides a high-caliber, formatted assignment in proper MLA style. Four credible sources are required. Two of these sources must come from the Barton Online Library.

15.0 pts

Total Points: 100.0