For this assignment, you will be writing an argumentative essaya piece of writing that requires you to take a position, what rhetoricians call a , on a debatable topic (that is, a topic with more than one side). Specifically, you will present a where you argue for or against a change of some kind. This should be supported by reliable, credible (i.e. ) backed by research. In addition to presenting your , you will also need to acknowledge the other side, which is called the . For this assignment, you may choose your own topic or select one from the list below.
Length: This assignment should be at least 750 words.
: Underline your or the main of your letter.
: plan to develop at least three strong to accompany your and at least one . Each supporting point should equate to at least one .
Sources Needed: The essay should integrate at least four reliable and , to help prove the argument for or against a policy change. Be sure to use for all in-text and citations.
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