Argumentative Research Paper. Students will synthesize material covered in the course and textbook and use outside credible research materials to construct and write an argumentative MLA research paper in support of their position. You will demonstrate understanding of course concepts in the research paper by
After researching the issue and looking at both sides of the argument, coming to a logical and ethical conclusion based on critical thinking.
Identifying arguments (at least two for each side of the argument) FOR AND AGAINST your position on the issue.
Using sources (articles, statistics, quotes, authorities, and so forth) to support your position.
Identifying logical fallacies (at least two) OF THE SIDE OF THE ARGUMENT YOU OPPOSE and identifying which kind of logical fallacy they are.
Evaluate a generalization based on data regarding your issue using the 4 criteria (page 179)
Identifying vagueness or ambiguity of claims on either side of the argument (at least four)
The quotes should be complete sentences (no more, less) and should be incorporate-d in your essay to illustrate your ideas. Please, cite your sources in a clickable reference list at the end. Also, do not copy without providing proper attribution (quotation marks and in-line citations). Also, write an essay format, not in bullet form, numbering, or another list format. It would be best if you use your own words. Lastly, proofread your work and run it through Grammarly for thorough confirmation.