english comp 2

In this assignment, you will revise and edit the research essay written in Unit 3. In addition to reviewing and weighing previous feedback from your peers and instructor, you will need to make your own decisions about revising and editing the content of your paper. The purpose of the assignment is to make changes to create an improved and significantly changed version of the research essay. Examine your paper and check the following areas to make informed decisions about what to change to improve your paper: Is the introductory paragraph effectively written? Does it define the issue and state an arguable thesis statement? Are main points in support of thesis statement organized logically in the essay? Does the supporting reasoning you provide relate logically to the main point stated in each paragraph? Are any ideas unrelated and need to be modified or deleted? Are paragraphs developed effectively with relevant and current evidence from credible sources? Which paragraphs need more support? Are opposing viewpoints addressed and counter-argued logically? Are there any opposing viewpoints you have not considered but should include in your essay? Are there paragraphs where you need to add transition words to improve coherence? Is the concluding paragraph effectively written? Does it summarize key points and restate the thesis? Have you used sources appropriately? Check your essay for use of sources: appropriate paraphrasing, formatting of direct quotations. Have you used APA correctly? Check for errors in APA in-text citations. Check to make sure text citations and reference citations correspond. Check for errors in formatting of reference citations. Have you written effective sentences? Examine your sentences for clarity and effectiveness. Rewrite sentences where the meaning is not clear or the sentence structure is wordy or awkward. Proofread your paper. Is it free of grammatical and mechanical errors? Correct errors. This assignment will also be assessed using additional criteria provided here. Please submit your assignment. For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, intellipath nodes, web resources, and all course materials. Please refer to the following multimedia course material(s): Unit 5: Revise, Edit, and Critique Unit 5: Formatting an APA Paper