All papers will be 2-3 pages in length. (My Sample is 4). You must use the Historical Figure that you were assigned during the Facebook Historical Project. (See List Posted In Class Or Ask Mr. S). You will use the MLA Short Form (See Example Below), but the report will be Times New Roman, Font 12, Single Spaced (Except for Header) and must include at least three (3) sources in the MLA Citation Format you practiced last week. You must also turn in an MLA BIOGRAPHY PLANNING SHEET with your report. The Planning Sheet may be hand-written, but the report itself must be SAVED as a PDF from MS WORD and sent as an ATTACHMENT on and EMAIL. No other forms of turn in will be accepted for credit. See below for the Grading Rubric.
You must use the MLA Short Form (Click Here)
President John F. Kennedy MLA Biography Planning Sheet Example (Click Here)
President John F. Kennedy Report Sample (Click Here)
05 pts All Text: Times New Roman, 12-Font
05 pts Page Number Right Justified in Header
05 pts MLA Heading Left Justified, Double-Spaced, Correct Information
05 pts Title Line Bold, Underlined and Centered Correctly
10 pts Body of Paper Single-Spaced, Correct Indentation for Paragraphs
20 pts Proper Spelling, Grammar, Sentence Structure
10 pts Enough Material: 2-3 Pages Properly Structured
10 pts Turned in Correct Format With Planning Sheet
20 pts Properly Cited Bibliography: At Least 3 References
10 pts Overall Impression and Complete Story
This is a major project for the Third (3rd) Marking Period. You will have at least four class days to work on it. Please ask questions and use the skills you have learned for research and writing correct citations. You will use these skills for the rest of your life. Be proud of what you are about to turn in, and on the off chance you might learn something new, really do your best to understand why you are being asked to create this report. I am proud of the work each of you are doing so far!! Keep it up!!
- Mr. S