Evaluative Essay Instructions
o To evaluate an historical theme using assigned sources for support.
o To compose a properly formatted, scholarly paper, using the most recent edition of Turabian, Notes-Bibliography.
For this assignment, students will choose 1 historical theme from the list below to research throughout the course:
Students will write 2 analytical essays on their chosen theme, using the primary sources and topic prompts within the additional documents.
In Week 3, students will submit a thesis statement for Evaluative Essay 1 to the instructor for review. This pre-submission of the thesis statement will not be required for Evaluative Essay 2.
Evaluative Essay 1 will cover the period from 3000 BC through AD 476. It is due in Week 4.
Evaluative Essay 2 will cover the period from 476-1640. It is due in Week 7.
The evaluative essay will consider assigned sources on the chosen theme, and evaluate those sources using the topic prompt provided in the additional documents for this assignment.
Format, Length and Organization:
o Length: 750-1100 words (roughly 3-4 pages, double spaced – not counting footnotes)
o Double spaced text, Times New Roman, size 12 font, standard margins and indentation (see Turabian: Notes-Bibliography)
o The paper should have a title page, body, and bibliography page
o Using Turabian Notes-Bibliography style, format footnotes for the paper.
o Basic Organization (except literature topic, given in literature document): The paper will consist of an introduction, body and conclusion:
o Introduction should be one paragraph and should introduce the main argument, ending with a strong thesis statement. The thesis statement is the ONE SENTENCE argument.
*This is week three* can you let me know that the thesis statement is because this have to be submitted this week