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Paper 3: Researched Argument
WRITING ASSIGNMENT: (1300-2000 words)
In this your final paper you will need to conduct academic research and build on the argumentconstructed in the Argument Synthesis paper to create your own argument based on newinformation collected and analyzed. A minimum of 6 sources must be used.
For this essay, you will create your own original argument (your thesis statement) that you willthen use your sources/research to prove as true. This is a basic argumentative essay that shouldbe written following the Toulmin Method of Argumentation. This essay can build on theArgument Synthesis, but it must show clear revision based on all previous feedback, include anoriginal argument for the thesis statement, as well as to add in additional sources for support/evidence, a counterargument, and a rebuttal.
SOURCES: Your sources may be taken from the following:
Note! Only sources from the approved list may be used. If you are struggling to finda source using the approved list, email me and we can discuss additional resources.• Greene and Lidinsky’s textbook
• From Lewis University’s online database https://lewisu.edu/academics/library/index.htm
THIS ESSAY MUST INCLUDE:
• Briefly introduce the sources and how they discuss the topic• A thesis statement as the last sentence of the introduction
- All body paragraphs need to be written following the Toulmin Method of Argumentation(see the Week 4 video and transcript posted under the “Videos” link on the sidebar inBlackboard• Each paragraph needs to include:
- A topic sentence/good reason (the main idea of the paragraph given as the firstsentence/reasons that the thesis statement is true)
- Support (direct quotes and other evidence from the sources)
- Warrant (the analysis that connects how/why this idea supports the thesis statementas true)
- Each body paragraph must clearly support the thesis statement
- There must be two direct quotes, each from a different source, in each body paragraph
- All direct quotes must be less than two lines
- All direct quotes must include MLA in-text citations• Counterargument
- The counterargument must be fairly addressed and have 1-2 credible sources referenced forevidence and support.
- The counterargument must be clearly explained in at least one full paragraph• Rebuttal
• The rebuttal to the counterargument must be fairly written, with at least 1-2 new crediblesources referenced for evidence and support.• Conclusion:• Must wrap up the essay without presenting any new information
• All formatting including citations and Works Cited page need to be in MLA format.