Betty Friedan (women's rights advocate)

Essay Guidelines/Instructions

Write paper on Betty Friedan (women’s rights advocate)and explain why she made a significant contribution to history.

1. Your paper should:
 Be typed, 12 font, double-spaced
 Include a bibliography in MLA style (4 sources).
 Include internal citations of quotes

2. Your paper about a PERSON/GROUP/MOVEMENT should include:
 Motivations
– Why did she do what she did? What were the influences?
 Goals
– What did she set out to achieve?
 Methods
– How did she try to achieve those goals?
 Achievement/Success
– Did she achieve those goals? Why or why not?

3. Presentation of Subject Matter
Be sure to be careful of:
 Mistakes in your writing (punctuation, grammar, spelling, capitalization, etc.)
 Consistency – have a theme that runs throughout your paper; stick to it
 Organization – your writing should be in logical paragraphs and sentences
 Details – be sure to back up any claims or statements with details that support them