Assignment option #2: responding to readings: making a case

For this assignment, you will compose a brief essay where you will develop an opposing case in response to one of the following readings

  • Does Patriotism Matter? (Chapter 9, p. 228)
  • Right to Bear Arms (Chapter 9, p. 229)
  • Why Prisons Don’t Work (Chapter 10, p. 238)
  • Multitasking: A Poor Study Habit (Chapter 10, p. 254)

As you write, keep in mind that this is not a critique of the existing case. Use the reading of your choice as motivation to form and advance your own claim about the same issue discussed in the reading.

Requirements:

  • Support your arguments with credible sources accessed through the library.
  • Follow the basic essay format.
  • Develop a thesis that includes three supporting ideas that will be repeated as level I headings.
  • Place the thesis at the end of the introduction.
  • Include level I headings for each body paragraph and the conclusion.
  • Use third person.
  • Cite at least two credible sources. One must be a scholarly journal article
  • Your written paper should be 2-3 pages in length not counting the title and reference pages, which you must include.
  • Your paper must be formatted according CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements.

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