ENGL-110 Term Paper Style Sheet

This is a rhetorical research paper that is to show the current events between Russia and Ukraine using the history of what has transpired to how we are the current state.

This needs to be in APA Style using the terms below:
ENGL-110 Term Paper Style Sheet
Style Sheet Information
What is a style sheet?
A style sheet is a one-page list of formatting for setting up a document. It provides writers with guidelines for how the document should look on the page and what components need to be included.

Explain how a style sheet different from a style guide, such as APA?
A style sheet specifies basic set-up for the format of a document as a whole, whereas a style guide provides comprehensive guidelines that the various components of the document need to follow.

How will following a style sheet benefit me as a student?
Following the style sheet provided here will take the guesswork out of setting up your paper and save you time. Following the style sheet will also ensure that your paper is easy to read and well-aligned with the criteria on the grading rubric.

How will following a style sheet benefit me as a ?
Many professional fields use style sheets, including marketing and government contracting, to name just two. For some professional writing situations, such as responding to a Request for Proposal, the style sheet can mean the difference between your proposal being considered and your proposal being thrown out. In the normal course of business, using a standard format for written communication ensures ease of communication with and superiors, particularly in a fast-paced environment.

Formatting Criteria
Please print out these criteria, or save them to your desktop, so that you can mark off each requirement as you accomplish it for your Term Paper. To print this page, right-click (Mac users control-click) anywhere on the page and select print.

Format Set-up
Margins: 1-inch margins (top, bottom, both sides)
Font (style & size): 12-point Times New Roman
Spacing: Double-space the following paper components: body text, block quotations (if used), reference list (including within and between entries). Do not add additional spaces before or after paragraphs.
Title: Include a descriiptive title aligned with the purpose, audience, and genre of your term paper. Bold and center the title two lines above the first paragraph. Use upper and lower-case for the title, not all capital letters.
Paragraphing: Indent the first line of each paragraph one-half inch from the left margin. Do not add additional spaces before or after paragraphs.
Pagination: Number all pages in the upper right corner.

Standard Paper Components
Title Page or Heading: Set up the title page according to the example on page 8 of the Concise Guide to APA Style.
Header or Running Head: A running head is not required. The header includes the page number only.

Additional Paper Components
Abstract: An abstract is not required.
Section Headings: Section headings are not required.
Figures, Tables, Charts, Images: Figures, tables, charts, and images are not required. They may be included as supporting evidence, if appropriate. Format and cite using.
Citation Style for Citing Information from Outside Sources: Use APA style for citing information from outside sources. Citation resources can be found in the ENGL-110 required textbook: Concise Guide to APA Style.
References or Works Cited Page: A separate references page is required, listing the sources for all information in the term paper from sources. Insert a page break after the last line of the document to ensure that the references page is separate from the body text. The title of the reference page is bolded and centered two lines above the first entry. All entries need to use a hanging indent.
Appendices: Appendices are not required.
For an example of how an APA-formatted paper should look on the page, see pages 26-32 of the ENGL-110 required textbook: Concise Guide to APA Style.

Word Processing Tips
The formatting requirements listed above for your final proposal may require that you make some setting changes in the word processing software you’re using. Here are some keyword tips for finding instructions in the Help section, regardless of what software you’re using.

To set margins to 1-inch all around = “margins”
To set the font to 12-point Times New Roman = “font”
To double-space the document = “line spacing”
To indent the first line of each paragraph one-half inch = “paragraph indent”
To insert page numbers “page numbers”
To create a separate references page = “page break”
To create a hanging indent for reference page entries = “hanging indent”

Below is the grading Rubric:

ENGL-110 Term Paper Rubric v2
ENGL-110 Term Paper Rubric v2
Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeRhetorical Situation:
Are the purpose and audience you have chosen for the term paper clear? Have you taken relevant contextual factors into account?
25 pts
Accomplished
The purpose and audience for the term paper are clear. Relevant context has been addressed.
21 pts
Proficient
The purpose and audience for the term paper are apparent. Relevant context has been addressed, with some omissions.
20 pts
Developing
The purpose and audience for the term paper are unclear. Relevant context is unclear or has not been addressed.
19 pts
Emerging
The rhetorical situation for the term paper has not been addressed.
0 pts
No Credit
Assignment not submitted.
25 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeGenre and Voice:
Are the genre and voice of the term paper clearly identifiable and well-aligned with its purpose and audience?
5 pts
Accomplished
The genre of the paper is clearly identifiable and well-aligned with its purpose and audience. The voice is appropriate for the genre and consistently maintained throughout the paper.
4 pts
Proficient
The genre of the paper is identifiable and aligned with its purpose and audience. The voice is appropriate for the genre and maintained throughout the paper, with some lapses.
3 pts
Developing
The genre of the paper is unclear. The voice is inconsistent.
2 pts
Emerging
The paper demonstrates a lack of awareness of genre and voice.
0 pts
No Credit
Assignment not submitted.
5 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAlignment with Source-based Writing:
Are the two perspectives needed to answer the question posed by the paper clearly delineated?
15 pts
Accomplished
The term paper aligns well with source-based writing. The writer’s own knowledge and experience are supported by information from sources in answering the question posed by the paper.
13 pts
Proficient
The term paper mostly aligns with source-based writing. The writer’s own knowledge and experience are supported by information from sources, with some lapses in the role of the information from sources.
12 pts
Developing
The term paper attempts to align with source-based writing, but the two perspectives needed to answer the question posed by the paper are not clearly delineated.
10 pts
Emerging
The paper demonstrates a lack of awareness of the role of information used in source-based writing.
0 pts
No Credit
Assignment not submitted.
15 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeEvaluation of Information from Sources:
Does the information from sources meet the validity criteria of Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, and Purpose?
10 pts
Accomplished
Information from sources clearly meets the validity criteria of Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, and Purpose.
8 pts
Proficient
Information from sources mostly meets the validity criteria of Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, and Purpose, with some gaps.
7 pts
Developing
Information from sources meets some of the validity criteria of Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, and Purpose, with significant lapses.
4 pts
Emerging
Information from sources does not meet the validity criteria of Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, and Purpose.
0 pts
No Credit
Assignment not submitted.
10 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeRelationship between Notetaking & Integration of Information from Sources:
Is there direct alignment between your notes from sources and the integration of information from sources in the paper?
5 pts
Accomplished
Quoted, paraphrased, and/or summarized information from sources directly aligns with Week 5 Term Paper Source Evaluation & Notes.
4 pts
Proficient
Quoted, paraphrased, and/or summarized information from sources mostly aligns with Week 5 Term Paper Source Evaluation & Notes, with some gaps.
3 pts
Developing
Quoted, paraphrased, and/or summarized information from sources has minimal alignment with Week 5 Term Paper Source Evaluation & Notes.
2 pts
Emerging
There is no alignment between quoted, paraphrased, and/or summarized information from sources and the Week 5 Term Paper Source Evaluation & Notes.
0 pts
No Credit
Assignment not submitted.
5 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIntegration of Information from Sources:
Is the information from sources well-integrated into the paper?
10 pts
Accomplished
Paraphrasing, summarizing, and quoting have been chosen based on rhetorical purpose. The information from sources is used in ways that are true to original context.
9 pts
Proficient
Paraphrasing, summarizing, and quoting have mostly been chosen based on rhetorical purpose. The information from sources is used in ways that are true to the original context, with some inconsistencies.
7 pts
Developing
Demonstrates a developing awareness of the differences among paraphrasing, summarizing, and quoting. Uses information from sources in ways that are often inconsistent with original context.
6 pts
Emerging
Makes no distinction among paraphrasing, summarizing, and quoting. Uses information from sources in ways that are inconsistent with original context.
0 pts
No Credit
Assignment not submitted.
10 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeUse Information Legally & Ethically:
Does your term paper clearly identify information and ideas taken from sources through the use of citations and references?
15 pts
Accomplished
Distinguishes between common knowledge and ideas requiring attribution through use of citations and references.
13 pts
Proficient
Distinguishes between common knowledge and ideas requiring attribution through use of citations and references.
12 pts
Developing
Attempts to distinguish between common knowledge and ideas requiring attribution through use of citations and references, with some omissions
10 pts
Emerging
Little attempt to distinguish between common knowledge and ideas requiring attribution through use of citations and references.
0 pts
No Credit
Assignment not submitted.
15 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStyle Guide Use:
Does your paper conform to the relevant requirements in the Concise Guide to APA Style, 7th Edition?
5 pts
Accomplished
Follows citation and reference conventions using APA style, with few errors. Paper elements and format follow APA style.
4 pts
Proficient
Follows citation and reference conventions using APA style, with some errors. Paper elements and format follow APA style, with some errors.
3 pts
Developing
Follows citation and reference conventions using APA style, with frequent errors. Paper elements and format attempt to follow APA style, with major errors.
2 pts
Emerging
Some source material appears to be used without attribution. Plagiarism may have occurred. APA style not used.
0 pts
No Credit
Assignment not submitted
5 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeControl of Grammar, Syntax & Mechanics:
Have you carefully edited and proofread your term paper to ensure ease of reading and understanding?
10 pts
Accomplished
Submission has no major errors related to grammar, syntax, or mechanics.
8 pts
Proficient
Submission has minor errors related to grammar, syntax, or mechanics that distract readability.
7 pts
Developing
Submission has major errors related to grammar, syntax, or mechanics that impede the reader’s understanding.
6 pts
Emerging
Submission has critical errors related to grammar, syntax, or mechanics that prevent the reader’s understanding.
0 pts
No Credit
Assignment not submitted.
10 pts
Total Points: 100