ASSIGNMENT: In a typical presidential election, only about 60% of Americans vote. Should more people vote? Why?
GUIDING QUESTIONS: Should Americans vote? Why or why not?
PURPOSE AND AUDIENCE: To persuade classmates, your professor, and community members whether or not they should vote.
LENGTH: 5 paragraphs plus Works Cited
- Introduction with thesis
- 3 paragraphs reasoning why people should/should not vote
- MLA style in text citations in each paragraph (a minimum of 3 different sources cited)
- Works Cited Page
SOURCES: See below for a collection of recommended sources.