Write a 1,000 word argumentative paper in which you take a position on one of the following topics. Make sure your paper has a clear thesis on your position, a logical argument that supports your position. It should use at least two of the Learning Resources from Weeks 1 through 3. The material from the Learning Resources used should include at least two citations and quotations. You must also include at least one paragraph of what the other side would say in this argument, and you should try to counter that argument.
The grading rubric for each paper is holistic:
A papers: (90-100) Are strong in grammar, organization, clarity and argumentation, have a clear thesis and an argument or analysis supporting that thesis and are clearly linked to the eResources with some use of at least two citations and quotations. Papers should include at least one paragraph that covers what the other side of the argument would say on this issue. Papers must include at least one paragraph of what the other side would say in this argument.
B papers: (80-89) Lack some of the qualities of A papers but are still reasonably strong.
C papers: (70-79) Lack a good number of the qualities of A papers, and are solid but not strong.
D papers: (60-69) Lack enough of the qualities of this paper that they are below acceptable college standards.
F papers: (0-59) Paper is off-topic.