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QUESTIONS FOR SELF REVIEW


Does my introduction catch the reader's attention? (Interesting facts, eye-catching statistics, startling quotations, etc. Yes ( continue to # 2 ) No. (Stop and redo your introduction ) When quoting, have I listed the author's last name and page number in parentheses after the quotation? (In-text citations) Yes ( continue to # 3 ) No. (Stop and revise ) Each author or source cited in the body of the essay should appear on the Works Cited/References page. Do they? Yes ( continue to # 4 ) No. (Stop and revise )

Each work listed on the Works Cited/References page should appear cited somewhere in the essay itself. Do they? Yes ( continue to # 5 ) No. (Stop and revise ) The entries on the Works Cited page should be double spaced. Additionally, the second and third lines of each entry should be indented. Are they? Yes ( continue to # 6 ) No. (Stop and revise ) Each entry on the Works Cited page should contain all the necessary information MLA style requires: author's name, article title, source, date of publication, date of access, url, etc. Does each entry contain all the information required? Yes ( continue to # 7 ) No. (Stop and revise ) Do each of my paragraphs have a clear, singular focus to them? Yes ( continue to # 8 ) No. (Stop and revise ) Do each of my paragraphs begin with topic sentences that describe the main point of the paragraph? Yes ( continue to # 9 ) No. (Stop and revise ) Do I have any run-on sentences in my essay? Yes ( continue to # 10 ) No. (Stop and revise )

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In my conclusion, do I offer a memorable thought, such as a clever ending idea, twist, brief stunning quotation, etc? You might also end by answering a general question, such as, Why is the issue of combating illegal drugs important? Or, Why is it essential to legalize drugs now? Sometimes answering a general question works well here. Yes ( continue to # 11 ) No. (Stop and revise ) Have I proofread my sentences about forty million times? Yes ( continue to # 12 ) No. (Stop and revise ) Plagiarism. Is the work I am submitting truly my own? Yes ( continue to # 13 ) No. (Stop and revise )

ARTICLE REVIEW-SPECIFIC In my review, have I summarized the major points discussed in the article? Yes ( continue to # 2) No. (Stop and revise ) In my review, have I highlighted the strengths and weaknesses of the article? Yes ( continue to # 3 ) No. (Stop and revise ) In my review, did I exceed the 3-4 page limit? Yes ( continue to # 4 ) No. (Stop and revise ) In my review, have I checked the spelling and grammar? Yes ( continue to # 5 ) No. (Stop and revise )