Illustration Essay on “The neglect of the elderly”

Using the illustration essays you read as examples, write a 500 – word illustration essay about a topic of your choice. You may consider one of the following:

 The seriousness of global warming

 The neglect of the elderly

 The condition of secondary education

Your essay will be graded on its ability to adhere to illustration essay conventions. Does

your essay assert some serious

problem or point that needs to be illustrated? Does the essay present an illustration that clarifies the main point or your

position on the problem? Does the con

clusion connect to the opening?

You will be graded using the fo

llowing categories: content, organization, grammar and style conventions, resources,

references, and APA formatting. Your essay will also be graded on its development. See the flow chart on page 77 in

Strategies for Writing Successful Research Papers

for g

uidance. Be sure that you revise, proofread, and format your

essay according to APA standards. See




. If you use outside sources, you need to use quotation

marks for lifted language, as well as in

text and reference list citations. The APA

organization/formatting should adhere to

specifications for research papers, including the following: EH 1010

, English Composition I


A title page that includes the title of the paper, the name of the student, and the name of the institution (Columbia

Southern University);

A proper running head according to APA 6th edition guidelines found in the


on pp. 9


One (1) academically valid source (see p. 14 of the


for assistance with finding sources through

the CSU Online Library)

A reference page wit

h a centered header of “References” properly reflecting all sources used within the text (see




p. 13 for overall formatting guidelines and pp. 5

7 for formatting guidelines for specific

source types)


The most reliable sources for approp

riate information on the Internet will come from .gov, .edu, and .org sites or sites

specifically devoted to scholarly writing, such as websites of scientific journals. Unacceptable sources are blogs,

unreferenced articles, or general information from .com

sites. General encyclopedias are prohibited sources and include,

but are not limited to, Wikipedia, Encarta, Britannica, and World Book. Please utilize the CSU Online Library for credible

and reliable electronic sources. If your essay is less than 500 wor

ds, you will not receive full credit, and depending on the

word count, your

grade may be severely impacted.

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