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Posted: November 7, 2019

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Posted: November 1, 2019



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Posted: November 1, 2019


English 122 Research Essay


Being able to conduct thorough research and organize your findings into a well-organized essay is an important skill moving forward.  Select one of the following topics:


·        Why Do Teens Binge Drink?  What Are The Risks?


·        Does Reality TV Promote Dangerous Stereotypes?


·        Should Everyone Play A Sport?


·        Can Fiction Be Used As An Instrument of Propaganda?


·        Do We Need Art in Our Lives?


·        Why Do Teens Vape and is It Dangerous?


·        Are Parents Today Too Overprotective?


·        Is A University Education Necessary?


·        Is There Too Much Pressure on Teens to Have Perfect Bodies?


·        Do Schools Value Athletics Over Academics?


·        Can World Overpopulation Be Managed?


·        What Skills Should High Schools Focus On?


·        Does Society Treat Female Athletes Fairly?


·        What Role Will Robots Play In Our Future?


·        Are we too fixated on celebrity culture?


·        What Is There Left For Teens To Rebel Against?


·        Should people have the right to conduct medical research on animals?


·        Is social media making us more narcissistic and shallow?


·        Is It Necessary To Have Censorship In Art?


·        Should Sex Education Be Mandatory For All Students?


·        Is playing video games addictive? Is there a point where these games become dangerous?


Your essay is to be 5 pages + work cited page.  Double spaced. Font 12. TNR.  You are to use a minimum of 5 sources.  Min. of 3 must be from EBSCO. You cannot use Wikipedia.   Follow MLA format.   Plagiarism will result in a mark of zero. 


Value: 100 


Due:  December 3, 2019


Posted: November 1, 2019

Complete "Charles" questions for Monday.

Posted: October 27, 2019

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Posted: October 27, 2019

Don't forget that your Old Man and the Sea vocabulary quiz is on Tuesday.

Posted: October 20, 2019

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Posted: October 15, 2019

Personal essays are due next Tuesday.  Get them passed in early for an MLA format check.

Posted: October 7, 2019

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