Constructing an Argument Assignment

Study Chapter 6 pages 190-195 of your text.

  1. Select a topic and construct an argument using the eight steps listed on page 195 (and discussed on pages 186-189).
  2. Make sure it meets the guidelines mentioned on page 189 of your text.

*I suggest you select a topic that you have strong convictions about. You could also see this as the beginning of a persuasive essay.

Assignment – Critical Thinking Point Value Adequately covers the -Writing is within the required minimum word count 40 points Organization-Uses correct APA format in paper as well as with citations and references 20 points Spelling/Grammar/Posts word count 20 Points Uses the required # of words (300) and good scholarly resources 20 Points Total:100 Points

Helpful Tips

  • Always use spell and grammar check
  • Make sure you indented the paragraphs (5 spaces in)
  • Balance – Each paragraph should be similar in length
  • Review the APA video and resource in Student Resources under Course Home
  • You can send your paper to the Keiser OWL (Online Writing Lab) for review and to ask for help.

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