Read the article Why Failure Is Essential to Success, then write a paper in which
you take a position on whether failure is truly good for success.
To complete this assignment:
1. Read the article
2. Write the Paper
a. Use Microsoft Word to prepare your essay.
b. Paragraph one is your introduction. It should introduce the topic and contain the thesis statement which contains your position on the topic.
c. Paragraphs 2-4 are the supporting paragraphs for your thesis. They should support your thesis statement, have topic sentences that relate to the thesis statement, and contain additional information that further supports the thesis. You should use personal experiences from your life that demonstrate how you have failed, what you have learned from failure, and how you bounced back after failure.
d. In this paper, you must incorporate one paraphrase from the article and cite it in text and on the Reference page properly using APA citations. This paraphrase must be highlighted in yellow.
e. In this paper, you must also incorporate one short, direct quote from the article and cite it in text properly using APA citations. This direct quote must be highlighted in blue.
f. The final paragraph is the conclusion. It should connect to the introductory paragraph and summarize the main points of the paper.
g. Sources/References: List the author, title of article and source information. Refer to the Pocket Keys for Writers to help you prepare your source list.