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ESL 088WG Argument Essay: Assignment Information

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Argument Essay Research Worksheet

Here's a link to the research worksheet for your assignment: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JlvjlRESahivYKEOGL0x5hXoM_jPIv4d2pU7PF2eCjo/edit?usp=sharing

To be able to fill it out in Google Docs, go to "File" and then "Make a Copy" to make your own copy of the worksheet. 

Argument Essay Assignment

Here's a link to your assignment as a reminder: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ipjr3_pIcwsMqP5wQNYzu4jUVQLZyy25vaGgttN8yDE/edit?usp=sharing

For this assignment you will:

  • Choose a controversial issue to write about

  • Use Points of View Reference Center to research your topic 

For Monday:

  • Compare notes from each box in pairs with instructor
  • Introduce How to Write an Introduction from Assignment sheet (look at example of introduction)
  • Write a hook
  • Paraphrase from Background Information: introducing controversy
  • Write thesis that introduces 3 arguments
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Paper Template

Here is the template you can use to format your argument paper: https://docs.google.com/document/d/16h49WYbkOq5CkyoLwypl3JpmQEiCHhuuhVNHb3oZKfU/edit?usp=sharing

To use the template, go to File then Make a Copy and make your own copy with your name on it. Share your copy with Christine Wagner-Jonsson.

 

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