Name an event in American history that you think changed the
worldâ€”an event without which life would be different for people today.
Find aspects of the event that you think are most crucial.Â
1. The purpose of the research paperâ€”to inform the readerâ€”is evident.2. The research paper has an introduction, body, and conclusion.3. The thesis statement is included in the introduction.4. The body paragraphs contain facts and quotations from research.5. The research paper includes both in-text citations and a Works Cited page.Â 6. The citations include both print and Internet sources.7. The language of the research paper is formal.8. The tone is serious.9. The voice is objective10. The paper has 1,800â€“2,700 words.
Total possible points for first draft is 100 points.Â ”