Featured Viewpoints

You will need to find two articles on the topic. You will need to create a new document in your word processing software. The first step to completing this assignment is to create a title page in APA format.

After you read the articles you selected, write a four paragraph essay, at least 350-400 words, containing the following guidelines:

  • Include an introductory paragraph with a thesis statement containing both viewpoints.
  • Include one body paragraph with supporting details for one viewpoint on your select topic.
  • Include one body paragraph with supporting details for the other viewpoint on your select topic.
  • Include a conclusion paragraph with a final opinion.
  • Use standard American-English vocabulary, spelling, and grammar. No slang, jargon, or contractions. Consult this guide to help with grammar and mechanics.
  • Write in third person. This standard of writing gives your paper a level of objectivity. Eliminate usage of the following pronouns, I, me, us, you, your, my, me, our, yours, and we.
  • You need to have a total of *at least two* references.
  • You will need to find two articles on your topic in the “Featured Viewpoints” section. Choose one viewpoint that argues one way (for) and one viewpoint that argues another (against).
  • Any information that you paraphrase or quote from your articles needs to be cited in APA format. Write a reference page using APA format.
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  • *USE THIS CHECKLIST FOR A FINAL REVIEW BEFORE SUBMISSION*