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Cause and Effect Essay

I’m working on a English exercise and need support.

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You are to write at 1200+ word essay on Cause and Effect.

Write a Cause & Effect Essay on the topic of The Major Causes of Insomnia.

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Cause Effect Essay

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And also create your thesis statement and at least three topic sentences for your Cause/Effect paper. The topic sentences should identify the causes and/or effects that you will discuss in your paper.

Also include at least a 150 word summary of the article that you will reference in the paper. Include the author’s name, title of article, source, and publication information. A url is not sufficient. Make sure you are typing an essay and doing an outline with the essay, Please Follow the instructions and guidelines for the outline. Be sure to view the attachments. Also, give a very good thesis statement. The Thesis Statement should have the subject, the opinion of the writer and 3 topics of discussion that goes together for the subject. Please remember that facts must support the opinions in the essay.

The Topic of the Essay is: The Major Causes of Insomnia.

The following rubric will be used to grade the Narrative, Comparison/Contrast and Cause/Effect Papers:

Levels of Achievement

Total

100 points

Criteria

Exemplary

100 – 90 points

Exceeds Expectations

89 – 80 points

Meets Expectations

79 – 70 points

Developing

69 – 60 points

Content

20 to 18 points

The essay has a clear and perceptive evaluative thesis that is fully supported with specific, relevant examples.

17 to 16 points

The essay has a clear evaluative thesis that is supported with many specific, relevant examples, but the support may include a few generalizations.

15 to 14 points

The essay has a clear thesis that is supported with some specific details and examples, but the support contains some generalizations.

13 to 12 points

The essay has a thesis that is not clearly defined or is ambiguous; the support is primarily generalizations.

Organization

20 to 18 points

The essay demonstrates a clear and appropriate progression of ideas, which are effectively balanced and objective. Transitions are seamless and skillful, and the essay has a logical and sophisticated structure that effectively supports the purpose.

17 to 16 points

The essay demonstrates a clear progression of ideas, which are balanced and objective. Transitions are effective, and the essay has an overall effective structure that supports the purpose.

15 to 14 points

The essay demonstrates a clear progression of ideas, which are mostly balanced and usually objective. Transitions are adequate but often mechanical, and the essay has an overall adequate structure.

13 to 12 points

The essay lacks a clear progression of ideas. Content is not well-balanced or objective. Transitions are abrupt and sometimes inaccurate, and the essay has an inconsistent structure.

Language/ Audience

20 to 18 points

The language choices are fresh and innovative. Sentences are skillfully worded, and sentence structure is both varied and sophisticated. The tone shows sophisticated awareness of the audience and purpose. Sense language is used to “show not tell” the reader what is being described.

17 to 16 points

The language choices are precise and purposeful. Sentences are clearly worded and unambiguous, and sentence structure is varied and competent. The tone is well-suited to the purpose and audience. Word choice is appropriate with fairly good sense language to create imagery.

15 to 14 points

The language choices are appropriate and accurate. Sentences are generally clearly worded although there might be minor problems with syntax and/or omissions; these minor errors do not interfere with readability. Sentence structures are varied. The tone is appropriate for the purpose and audience. While sense language is used, it is not very effective in creating imagery.

13 to 12 points

The language choices are basic but adequate; occasional errors in diction and/or usage may interfere with meaning. Occasional errors in syntax and/or wording problems may lead to ambiguity or interfere with readability. Sentence structures lack variety and tend to be mechanical. The tone shows some awareness of audience and purpose, although some choices may be inappropriate for the assignment.

Mechanics

20 to 18 points

The essay has impeccable grammar, punctuation, spelling, and/or usage.

17 to 16 points

The essay has occasional, but insignificant, grammar, mechanics, spelling, and/or word choice errors.

15 to 14 points

The essay has some grammar, mechanics, spelling, and/or word choice errors, but these do not interfere with readability.

13 to 12 points

The essay has frequent grammar, mechanics, spelling, and/or word choice errors that sometimes interfere with readability.

MLA Style

20 to 18 points

The essay fully adheres to MLA style formatting and meets the required word length.

17 to 16 points

2-3 errors but MLA style is recognizable; paper meets required word length.

15 to 14 points

4+ errors and MLA style is hard to recognize.Paper is less than required length.

13 to 12 points

5+ errors and MLA style is not evident, though the paper is typed clearly. Paper is less than the required length.

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