Argumentative Essay

Argument Essay Assignment:  RUBRIC  10th Argument Essay Rubric

  • Topic of essay MUST be from New York Times list and needs to be approved by Ms. Bishop, but you do not have to use the New York Times article as one of your sources.
  • Write a 450 -600 word argumentative essay.
  • Use a minimum of 2 sources
    • One source must be a magazine or newspaper other than the New York Times (Atlantic, Harper’s, . . . .)
    • One source can be from the New York Times
    • One source can be a web site or an online magazine (does not count as a source found through the Homer High Library source)
  • Peer Review:  Tuesday, February 28, 2017
  • Due: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 We will have laptops on Wednesday.
  • Create a separate Works Cited Page of at least 2 sources
  • Choose from one of the following lists from the New York Times
  • from 2015 Two Winning Student Essays
  • Persuasive Techniques from Advertising YouTube Video

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