P‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍ROMPT: People have been known to act in extraordinary ways

P‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍ROMPT: People have been known to act in extraordinary ways in order to survive. Write an informative essay that explains the lengths to which people will go in order to survive. Use examples from real life, books, movies, or television to support your essay. Sources- 2 websites required with **in text citations, direct quotes* APA format — -The purpose of informative writing is to educate a reader about a specific topic. Opinions are not presented in informative writing, instead, the focus is on presenting facts or information. — Sample Informative Essay Outline: I. Introduction; Paragraph 1: What is the essay about? (approx. 5 sentences) First point/idea overview Second point/idea overview Third point/idea overview (if necessary) II. Body Paragraph 2: Topic sentence for first point/idea Supporting detail #1 Supporting detail #2 Supporting detail #3 III. Body Paragraph 3: Topic sentence transitioning to second point/idea Supporting detail #1 Supporting detail #2 Supporting detail #3 I‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍V. Body Paragraph 4: Topic sentence transitioning to third point/idea (if necessary) Supporting detail #1 Supporting detail #2 Supporting detail #3 V. Concluding Paragraph 5: Analysis/What was the point of the essay? What does the information reveal? Summary of first point/idea Summary of second point/idea Summary of third point/idea *** in-text citations must be implemented throughout the essay*** Direct quote examples: “Be sure to note the specific requirements for length and sources stated in the specific writing assignment” (General Writing Assignment Guidelines/Resources, 2020). or General Writing Assignment Guidelines/Resources states, “Be sure to note the specific requirements for length and sources stated in the specific writing assignment.” References – need to be retrieved from public websites (do not use websites that require usernames/passwords). Wikipedia cannot be listed as one of the sources. Use the following citation generator for help formatting your sources. (Links to an external site.) click Citation Tools, then choose APA Citation Generator from the drop down men‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍u

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