8 pages essay

“Topic: (choose one topic)
1. How volcanoes affect the climate of neighboring settlements.
2. Melting of glaciers and the consequences.
3. Composition and structure of the atmosphere in industrial cities.

Paper Format:
· APA Style 
· Length: 8 Pages
· Typed using 1” Margins; Double-spaced; 12 point font.
· Include: Your Name; Course Name; Instructor’s Name; Title; and Date.
· Footnotes: Required
· Works Cited: Required
· Use at least three (3) outside sources (books, articles, commentaries).
Introductory Paragraph:
Introduce your topic and clearly make a strong thesis statement, which is what you plan to prove or explain in your essay.
Organizing Ideas:
· Thesis statement forms the basis of the essay
· Decide on a few key ideas that express your thesis statement
· Each of these key ideas can become their own paragraphs
· Develop your ideas in each paragraph by using examples, giving details, and using quotes 
· The use of the first person “I” is not appropriate for a research essay.
Body of the Paper:
· Present your ideas in a logical way with references to texts.
Concluding Paragraph:
· Reiteration of your thesis statement and summary of your arguments or points. 
· Conclude.