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Research Paper Construction and Rubric Students will complete one research paper. The paper will be assigned as independent study . It will consist of the following Entire document will be constructed using the MLA format Minimum of 6 full pages of research (not including title page or works cited page ) A works cited page (must contain a minimum of 8 references) The in-text references (8 minimum) must be present and cited in works cited page ( MLA format ) -inch margins all around Times New Roman Font size no larger than 12 Double-spaced No extra line-spacing between paragraphs The following must also be considered relevant: Distinguish between reliable and questionable Internet sources and apply responsible use of technology. Understand plagiarism and its consequences and identify ethical issues of research and documentation Credit sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas. Cite sources of information using a standard method of documentation , such as a style sheet from the Modern Language Association ( MLA). Paper must be written in a 3 ^ (rd) person format Cannot contain the use of personal pronouns (except in direct quotations ). See provided samples Paper will be graded per a rubric