WRITING PROJECT # 1: The Assignment
Goal: To write an informed argumentative Op/Ed (Opinion
/ Editorial) essay
using at least three sources and the MLA format that responds persuasively
to a "casebook" of two opposing essays on a currently debated
American society (student chooses one such casebook from Chapters 12 to
in the text Current Issues and Enduring Questions).
These essays need to be 4 to 6 pages, with in-text citing of sources
in MLA format, and a Works
Cited bibliography page as the last page. The use of elements of document
design such as headings, charts with captions, graphs with captions, etc.
is encouraged but not required.