eng 1101 modern englisg

ARTICLES FOR THE ARGUMENT ESSAY

“Do Sports keep Teens out of Trouble?” by Catalina Logan

https://howtoadult.com/291502-do-sports-keep-teens-out-of-trouble.html (Links to an external site.)

“Why Success if not always good for You: Or at least it hasn’t been for Me” by Alex Rowe

https://medium.com/@paultellsworth/the-benefits-of-failure-why-you-must-fail-to-succeed-53a2ce78b701 (Links to an external site.)

“Is Technology Limiting Creativity?”

http://omanessay.com/is-technology-limiting-creativity/ (Links to an external site.)

“Why Friends may be more Important than Family” by Amanda MacMillan

https://time.com/4809325/friends-friendship-health-family/ (Links to an external site.)

WORKSHEET (3 PARTS)

Part 1: I have given you links to four articles. You are to read each article and fill out the graphic organizer below. Save it as a PDF file, and upload to Canvas. You may write this out as an MLA document if you wish instead of using the form.

Article

Claim: What is the main argument? Do you agree or disagree?

Facts: What evidence does this article provide for its claim?

Counter-Argument: What counter-argument can you make for this article’s claim?

Title 1:

Author 1:

Topic 1:

Title 2:

Author 2:

Topic 2:

Title 3:

Author 3:

Topic 3:

Title 4:

Author 4:

Topic 4:

Part 2: Before doing research, answer these questions. Save this as a PDF file and upload to Canvas. You may write this as an MLA document if you wish instead of using the form.

Which article and claim in that article will your argument and research focus on?

Write out the correct works cited entry for that article. Use hanging indent. Refer to videos for how to create that entry.

Before you do any research, what is your tentative thesis for your argument?

Part 3: Research at last three scholarly articles from the library’s databases. (Three are required for the essay in addition to the primary source – the article I asked you to read.) Answer these questions, save the form as a PDF, and upload it to Canvas. You may write this as an MLA document if you wish instead of using the form.

Now that you have read multiple articles (views) on this issue, revise your claim to reflect your informed view.

What could someone say to counter your claim?

How could you answer that counter-claim?

What is the first piece of evidence you will use to support your claim?

Write out the correct works cited entry for that article. Use hanging indent. Refer to videos on “Pages” for how to create that entry.

What could someone say to counter that evidence?

How could you answer that counter-claim?

What is the second piece of evidence you will use to support your claim?

Write out the correct works cited entry for that article. Use hanging indent. Refer to videos on “Pages” for how to create that entry.

What could someone say to counter that evidence?

How could you answer that counter-claim?

What is the third piece of evidence you will use to support your claim?

Write out the correct works cited entry for that article. Use hanging indent. Refer to videos on “Pages” for how to create that entry.

What could someone say to counter that evidence?

How could you answer that counter-claim?

You may have more than three pieces of evidence and counter-claims