edit sentence structure accordingly

COMM 171 Formula Essay Assignment (20%)
In completing this assignment, students should be able to accurately structure a five paragraph essay;
recognize and edit sentence structure accordingly; apply documenting standards to own work;
evaluate the importance of analytical reading; and understand the importance of unity and coherence
in essay writing
.
The COMM 171 Formula Essay Assignment (20%) will be released on
Saturday, April 4th at 12:00 pm and is due on Monday, April 6th at 12:00 pm.
The Formula:
Check each box with a (
) or ( ) as you complete it.
Be sure to include a title page and reference page (2 separate pages);
The introductory paragraph should include:
an attention-getter (hook)
relevant background information
a three-point thesis statement
The first body paragraph should include a topic sentence introducing main point 1, support for your claim
(x3), and a concluding sentence (5-7 sentences);
The second body paragraph should include a topic sentence introducing main point 2, support for your claim
(x3), and a concluding sentence (5-7 sentences);
The third body paragraph should include a topic sentence introducing main point 3, support for your claim
(x3), and a concluding sentence (5-7 sentences);
The concluding paragraph should briefly summarize the main points. The final sentence of the concluding
paragraph should include a memorable statement;
Throughout your essay, refer to the reading at focus at least two times. Be sure to properly cite the author
in an APA format.
The five paragraph essay should be well-organized, unified, cohesive, and be approximately 750 words in
length (3 pages double-spaced)
. Please refer to the essay rubric on eCetennial for further expectations.
Name: _______________________________ Student I.D.: ____________________
Essay Prompts (Choose ONE)
1. In Leah Brown’s (2016) piece
Using Technology to Fight Depression, she discusses the
power of technology and mental health. In a five paragraph essay, outline three
​ ​ways in
which Centennial College could assist students who are struggling with their mental
health. Be sure to use “The Formula” on page one of this booklet as a guide to your
writing.
2. In Rubi Garyfalakis’ (2012) piece
No Sweat?, she discusses the global power of
sweatshops. In a five paragraph essay, state whether you agree
or disagree that
working in sweatshops can be a positive experience for women and children.
Refer to the text where appropriate in order to support your answer. Be sure to
use “The Formula” on page one of this booklet as a guide to your writing.