Compose an Argument Essay on a topic of your choice. Essentially, you are taking a stance on an issue of your choosing and persuading your audience to consider this issue from a new perspective. Choose a topic that is meaningful and important to you. The best essay will be written about a topic that the writer is obviously passionate about and believes in.
A) Consider the quote from Mahatma Gandhi who said, “Be the change you want to see in the world.”
B) What change do you think needs to made to make this world a better place?
If you need inspiration or would like examples of topics, check these out.
(On back side of paper)
Use your research skills and include at least five, but no more than seven credible sources to cite in your essay. Don’t forget to document that source in a Works Cited Page at the conclusion of your essay.
Important to Remember
You must cite at least five credible sources in your essay this week.
You must list your source(s) on an MLA formatted Works Cited Page at the end of your essay.
Incorporate everything you have learned about research. Your essay must include the following to earn a passing grade of a 70% (C) or better:
In-Text Citations (documenting your research in support of your claims)
Works Cited Page (in MLA format, listing all of your sources)
Review the Composition Grading Rubric for details on how your essay will be graded
Review the MLA Manuscript Formatting Guidelines required for ALL essays in this class.