-Are genetically modified foods safe for human consumption?

-Are genetically modified foods safe for human consumption?

Description  Details

Discipline Health

Assignment type : Essay




This discussion board assignment is worth 2000 points. The discussion board assignment takes the place of a written assignment therefore the following MLA rules must be observed;

  1. 100 points: Cover page – MLA format http://academictips.org/mla-format/mla-format-cover-page/
  2. 500 points: Document – minimum 3 pages, 10 paragraphs: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/, Example match citation to works cited page.png , Sample citations.docx , hacker-daly-mla.pdf

Minimum 3-5 pages, 7-10 paragraphs: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/1st paragraph is the thesis paragraph with clear thesis statement which answers the question “Are genetically modified foods safe for human consumption?”, 2nd paragraph further introduction to the subject, 3rd-5th paragraphs will describe evidence supporting the thesis statement, 6th-8th paragraphs describes opposing view and REFUTES this claim with evidence, 9th-10th paragraph is the conclusion which restates thesis and summarizes evidence given in support of the thesis. No new evidence should be given in the conclusion. Three main goals for your conclusion:

Restate the main ideas of your essay and your thesis statement.

Summarize the main points of your essay.

Leave the reader with an interesting final impression. https://owl.english.purdue.edu/engagement/2/2/60/

**What is a paragraph: 4 sentences or more, 1 idea – https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/606/01/

The structure of the argumentative essay is held together by the following.docx

  1. 400 points: Works Cited page (6 acceptable sources in MLA format and alphabetized by author’s last name). No wikis, dictionaries, encyclopedia, Ehow, etc. All sources MUST be cited in the paper. DO NOT USE URLS for citations. https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/05/, Example: http://dianahacker.com/pdfs/hacker-daly-mla-wc.pdf
  2. 1000 points: Replies (reply to a of minimum 5 other students – 200 points each). Do not attach a reply but write out replies in the text box (copy and paste ok). Address each student by first and last name. Reader should be able to tell exactly what the subject matter and discussion is by reading your reply only. That means replies must be complete and thorough. Capitalization, punctuation and sentence structure will be graded. Use spell and grammar check, write your replies just like your paper. Minimum reply should be approximately 300 words with citations and works cited list. DO NOT EVALUATE OTHER STUDENTS instead DISCUSS THE SUBJECT MATTER. Prove to me that you have a command of the subject. http://www.educationcoffeehouse.com/writers/high_quality_discussion_posts.html

* In text or embedded citations MUST BE USED. Example; Marys’ lamb was little and had white wool (Mother Goose). In addition, they must match the works cited page (use authors last name in citation that matches with WC. If there is no author use Title, date, etc in the works cited. and then use title as the embedded reference. DO NOT USE URLS as your citations.

* Double space papers, single space replies

* Page numbers on document only

* Paper should be written in 3rd person, formal and no opinion or personal stories

* All sources listed on the WC page must be cited in the paper (minimum 6 sources)

* Spell and grammar check the entire paper.

* You should write your papers and then attach to the thread. Save your papers in word format or rich text format ONLY!!! No PDF, ODT or .pages… You must upload your papers to turnitin.com and blackboard (DO NOT COPY AND PASTE). Do not attach replies to blackboard, either copy/paste or type in.

WARNING: Any sentence taken from another source must be cited even if the words are changed. Any idea taken from another source must be cited.

If you choose not to use in text citations, match the citation to the works cited page or include a works cited page, your paper will receive zero points.

Plagiarizing: copying, lifting, stealing, illegal use, breach of copyright, bootlegging someone else’s work. The work can be written or spoken. Any plagiarizing will result in a failing grade in this class. All outside sources must be completely identified. Use outside sources whenever possible, including our textbook. If you even think you have used a source for the information, cite it! The information does not have to be quoted information to be cited, any use of outside information must be cited.

Format MLA

Academic Level: Undergraduate/Bachelor

Volume of 4 pages (1100 words)

Type of service: Custom writing



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