Below are the instructions for the assignment
Identify six or eight marriage and family concepts and explain how they apply to your own family system over the years
Use a 10 or 12 pt Arial or Times New Roman Font
Minimum of 1200 words. No more than 2,000 words
Minimum of four (4) cited sources
Use APA format and parenthetical citations right after cited material (See below)
Make sure your name is on your paper
Paper should contain an introduction, a body, and a conclusion
Name on top right corner of page
Title centered 4 spaces under name
Introduction – 1st paragraph
Define concepts to be covered
Explain how you see these concepts in your own family
List the main concepts you are going to discuss in the body of the paper. Make sure to have at least 6. You need one paragraph in the body for each point you mention in this part of the introduction.
State thesis: purpose of paper. This is the last sentence of your introduction. (Ex: Since families play such a major role in our lives, it is very important to understand the theories and systems at work within them .)
Body – 2nd thru 6th or 8th paragraphs
The 2nd paragraph of your paper (or 1st paragraph of the body should discuss the first concept you listed in the introduction.
The next paragraph of your paper should discuss the 2nd concept you listed.
Continue in this pattern until you have addressed the concepts you listed.
Conclusion – Last paragraph
Restate your thesis or the purpose of your paper
Write about why this is important
Remember to make the conclusion similar in length to the other paragraphs.