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10 steps to an analytical paper… * Create a cover page with your name, class period, date and title of the document. “The Border Dispute between ___________ & ______________” Wally the World Traveler B Block Due date: Aug. 24th * Type the paper (Use 12 point Times New Roman Font) Do not use bold type! The first painters …. The first painters … The first painters… The first painters… * Double-space (no character spacing, no extra spacing at the top or bottom of your papers, no extra spacing between paragraphs) * Use 1” margins on the sides, top and bottom. This is an example of using 1” margins in your papers. Go to the File menu and select “Page Set-Up”. Then change the settings to 1.00 on top/ bottom/ left and right indent. Always indent 5 spaces when you begin a paragraph. * Write the first paragraph or thesis statement. In your own words, write approximately 100 words about the basis of the paper…formal papers do not begin with “This paper is about…” * Write the second paragraph. This paragraph is roughly 100 words (I’m not going to count…) What is the basis of the historical dispute or event that is causing controversy? * Write the third paragraph. Using approximately 100 words, write What is the basis of current disposition (outcome) of the controversy. * Write the fourth paragraph. Using approximately 100 words what recommendations would you suggest to solve the political boundary dispute (if the problem is on-going, if the problem has been solved, do you agree or disagree with the solution). Write your fifth paragraph…this is your conclusion paragraph. In this paragraph you will express your opinion on the subject matter or any other related topic. * Proof read and spell check for any mistakes. Watch your use of weak words including…says, a lot, very, got, get, there is, there are, there were, really, good, bad, quite, things, never, forever talks about, speaks of, tells of, about, this paper discusses…remember that a paper cannot talk! Action words to use… The author (not the paper) contends, asserts, illustrates the point, examines, infers, states, concludes etc… Make certain that you are writing the paper on the issues that caused the conflict. Due… Monday, August 24th
"Create cover with your name class period date and title"