Hundreds of students get into troubles being accused of academic plagiarism due to inability to properly cite their sources.
15 January, 2014
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Every single part and step of your term paper matters to the whole of the project. Various teachers and professors may ask for different pieces of the step to be included with the final submission, but there is a basic core of required documents. Always follow your teacher checklist when writing a term paper.
Most educators will have you place the paper in a large folder or an accordion folder when you submit it. This way the teacher can keep track of all the materials in the term paper. You may even have to sign a form that states you turned in the paper. A lost research paper is a serious scenario. Even if you submit the term paper online, professors will want that very important paper trail in case disputes arise. Expect to be required to turn in the:
The teacher may also ask for a few other items. Always refer to the teacher guidelines and submission rules when you are not sure of what to include. You may be asked to submit a:
Some teachers will issue an automatic failing grade if the paper is missing certain components. A term paper must have the following items to be considered complete:
There is no term paper without those three important items. I have noticed that the requirements tend to loosen up as the children progress into the upper grades, but no matter the academic grade or level those three items will always be required. I have also noticed that the plagiarism tools and their importance seem to increase in the upper level grades.
Never guess at what the teacher might want from you. Know from day one of the term paper process what is expected from you as you complete this project. Refer to the instructor checklist and the due date list as you research and you write your term paper. Include all the items by the deadline for optimum success.
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