The Comparison Essay must reflect college-level writing and thinking, and will contribute 25% to the course grade.
Use the following guidelines to help you develop your essay:
Choose one of the twelve (Climate Change) assigned issues discussed in the Easton text, Taking Sides Clashing Views on Environmental Issues, and incorporate research, assigned readings, class discussion, and personal experience.
In the essay, you are expected to present both sides of the argument. You may address this one side at a time or point by point.
You must discuss the impact of this environmental issue on a sustainable world and provide a critical analysis of the current issue.
You must include a minimum of six (6) sources in addition to your two texts.
This essay must be prepared in APA style and should be six-to eight- double-spaced pages (exclusive of the APA title and reference pages).
Writing the Comparison Essay
The Comparison Essay:
Must be six- to eight- double-spaced pages in length and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide.
Must include a cover page that includes:
Title of paper Climate Change
Course name and number SCI 207 Dependence of man on the environment
Must include an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis statement.
Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
Must conclude with a restatement of the thesis and a conclusion paragraph.
Must use at least 6 professional resources in addition to the two textbooks.
Must use APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide to document all sources.
Must include, on the final page, a Reference Page that is completed according to APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide.