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The main goal of a research paper is to develop a technical writing style. The propose of a research paper is to analyze specific information and draw a conclusion based on it.
You need to type your paper in 12pnt. Font Times New Romans. Your sentences need to be double spaced with no extra space in between. Your pages should be numbered in the top right hand corner. The numbers should be in the header.
The paper margins need to be one inch all the way around. A research paper needs to have a title page. A title page is a cover page. It will have to title of your paper, your name, the class you are in, and the teachers name.
Do not use the word “I” in your paper. A research paper should be in a third person point of view. This means you do not use the words “I, we, us, you, yours”. You will use formal language in you paper. You will use in text citations in your paper. You will have a work cited page.
All citations will be in MLA format. In text citations “The quote will go inside quotation marks” (while the author’s last name and, page number go inside the parentheses).
Work cited (will be centered on the last page) The authors last name, first name initial. Italicize the title of the book. City where it was published: publisher, year it was published. write print if it is a book source.
You will research a person, place, or thing and write a seven page paper about the topic. The cover page does not count. You will need to use five different sources in your paper.
Your goal is t inform readers about the subject that you choose to write about. You will write about the topic in great detail, but using your own words.