Read the information on page 69 in Great Writing 5, From Great Essays to Research by Folse and Pugh. Write the first draft of a short cause-and-effect essay to address the following:
Discuss how the tourist industry has affected Orlando, Florida. Briefly describe the history of the city and tell what events influenced its growth. Explain how the tourist industry has affected the people of Orlando both positively and negatively.
Refer to Unit 3 in Great Writing 5, From Great Essays to Research by Folse and Pugh for examples of using original sources and Unit 1 for more information about academic essay format.
To begin with, write a title for the essay.
Next, in the introductory paragraph, include a hook, connecting sentences, and a thesis statement.
In the body paragraphs, begin with an appropriate topic sentence and include sufficient supporting sentences. Be careful to address the writing prompt well.
Use at least three examples from the original sources in Unit 3 mentioned in Step 2 (Brainstorm) on page 69 in Great Writing 5, From Great Essays to Research by Folse and Pugh (Paragraph 3.1 on page 53, Paragraph 3.3 on page 61, and Figure 3.1 on page 69) for support in your essay. Examples should be paraphrased, quoted, summarized, or synthesized when borrowed from outside sources. Use MLA format to cite the original sources.
Finally, in the concluding paragraph, restate your thesis statement and offer your opinion, suggestion or prediction for the future.
At the end of your essay, include a “Works Cited” list following MLA format.