The House Rules
Just as there are house rules when you play poker, there are house rules when you write a paper for me. I expect everyone to spend some quality time with this document before undertaking their written assignments.
The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University (The OWL)
This is your one-stop-shopping venue for all manner of advice and information on everything from English grammar to how to put together a coherent essay. Most people need to upgrade their writing skills, especially if they're writing a paper for me. Your world is at the limits of your language. THE OWL
Oh, and, by the way, The OWL is also a good spot to find the MLA, APA, and Chicago Manual of Style guidelines. You'd best familiarize yourself with one of these style sheets, because I expect you to follow one of them when writing your term paper.
NCSU Libraries to the rescue with Citation Builder, a utility that will create citations for you in either MLA or APA formats. Well worth a try: Citation Builder.
About your poor spelling
In case you're one of those people who doesn't spell the English language competently and you're living in a dream world where poor spelling doesn't matter, read this:
Writing & Speaking Tutorial Service
If your writing skill set is somewhat dubious, you can get help before you turn in your term paper. Follow this link - WSTS - to on-campus advice and counsel regarding your work-in-progress that could be a difference-maker. Of course, this means you would actually have to be working on your term paper early. Unfamiliar with the concept of early? Follow this link to a dictionary definition of early.