Your topic: textbook vs tablet: which is better for leanrning
For this assignment, you will write an essay that compares and contrasts two products, services, places, processes, methodologies, philosophies, people, or ideas to inform your audience of their similarities and differences. Then, based upon your comparison and contrast, you will evaluate and make a conclusion or recommendation as to which of the two is best.
You can combine other rhetorical modes, such as narration, description, and process writing. Include at least two outside sources to provide credible information and supporting evidence for your statements or claims about your comparisons and contrasts.
This essay is divided into five steps with different deadlines so that you can practice each step of the writing process. I encourage you to use your favorite prewriting strategies to choose your comparison and contrast topics and to generate ideas and key points about them and to use your favorite organization structure for comparing and contrasting.
Additional Assignment Instructions
Use proper MLA format.
Use third person narrative voice only.
Follow the standard structure for paragraphs and for a five-paragraph essay.
Minimum 6-8 sentences per paragraph
Essay length 750 words minimum/maximum
Follow the guidelines for comparison and contrast writing. Refer to your textbook for help.
Include at least two outside sources for supporting evidence.
Include a properly formatted Works Cited page as the last page.
Papers submitted without outside sources, in-text citations, full citations, and/or a Works Cited page will not be accepted and will be subject to a grade of 0. All outside sources, including images must be cited with correct parenthetical, in-text citations and must be listed in the Works Cited page with correct full citations. Go to Purdue Owl for help with citing sources, citations, and for formatting your Works Cited page.
Proofread your essay for errors two or three times before submitting it.
Submit your essay in the correct assignment dropbox by the deadline as a Microsoft Word attachment. Do not type your essay in the submission box.