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Michael Strickler
Professor Euken
English 101
27 January 2013

Essay 2: Writer’s Checklist for Informational Essay Does my introduction clearly state my thesis and give the reader an indication of the direction my essay will take?
Yes, the very last sentence is my thesis statement. Are my topic sentences and body paragraphs clear and well developed?
Yes, it took me a little time to figure them out. Have I fully supported my thesis with ample supporting details and examples?
Yes I believe the essay backs my thesis pretty good. Have I used a sufficient number and variety of sources in my paper?
I have used at least two from the required sources and two other ones. Are all of my sources properly cited in the body of my paper according to MLA format?
I believe they are done correctly. Does my conclusion effectively summarize my main points and restate my thesis in different words?
Yes it does restate and summarize my main points. Have I carefully proofread and revised my paper for sentence variety, word choice, grammar, and punctuation?
Yes I had some people look it over and help me with corrections. Does my Works Cited page include only the sources cited in the text? Is it correctly formatted?
The works cited page is correct and include all appropriate sources. Have I used the correct margins, line spacing, and other format issues required by the MLA sample essay and the sample provided by my instructor?
Yes, I followed all MLA format requirements.
Michael Strickler
Professor Euken
English 101
01 February 2013

Hunting in America

Hunting is a pastime that helps people become one with nature and frees them from their normal lives. When hunters get the chance to go hunting they are able to go to the woods where they can relax, and clear their minds. Hunting allows one to get back to the outdoors and…...

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