Explain the problem to be discussed in your op-ed, give background so that the reader understands the context for your argument and present possible positions that could be taken around this issue.

Research Paper

MLA Format: Times New Roman, 12pt font, double spaced, 1inch margins
3-4 pages (roughly 6-8 paragraphs)
1 Work Cited page (does not count towards total pages)

Explain the problem to be discussed in your op-ed

Give background so that the reader understands the context for your argument

Present possible positions that could be taken around this issue

Give your proposed solution to the problem

Include strong evidence drawn from the texts we read in class
Include explanation, elaboration, and/or analysis of the evidence drawn from sources
Include at least 1 strong counterclaim paragraph
Include a “call to action”
Integrate quotes from sources (evidence) using correct MLA format

Explain the problem to be discussed in your op-ed, give background so that the reader understands the context for your argument and present possible positions that could be taken around this issue.