Thesis statement will use the words “must”, “should”, or “ought to”.
List three examples (use whichever you consider to be your strongest argument last)
T E E E C format ( thesis- ex1-ex2-ex3-conclusion)
MUST USE ONE (ONLY ONE) DOCUMENTED OUTSIDE SOURCE and use it only once!
2 2/3 pages – 2 2/5 pages
(including single Work Cited entry at the bottom of page 3)
choose from the following topics:
capital punishment (death penalty)
corporal punishment ( spanking in public schools)
Folow this format:
FIRST PARAGRAPH : Introduction, thesis statement, essay map ( following above specifications)
SECOND PARAGRAPH : Begin with an external transition, use the first element of your essay map, use internal transition
THIRD PARAGRAPH : Begin with an external transition, use the second element of your essay map , use internal transition
FOURTH PARAGRAPH : Begin with an external transition, use the third element of your essay map, use internal transition . Here is where you will acknowledge and respond to the opposing point-of-view. Do not give it any weight or credibility; simply say that there are some who see the issue differently. Then , refute the dissenting opinion by employing your documented outside source ( which cannot be, for the purposes of this assignment, an electronic source – PRINT SOURCE ONLY! )
FINAL PARAGRAPH : In your closing paragraph, you may issue a “call to action” or predict the results (or consequences) of embracing ( or rejecting) your position.
place your single work cited entry at the bottom of page 3. ( no separate work cited page for this essay, and use signal phrase)