Option I: Write an argument that deals with issues of culture or ethnicity.
Option II: Write an argument that addresses the United States’ relationship with other nations.
Option III: Write an argument that deals with a global issue.
12 point font (Times New Roman or Arial)
8 pages of text, not including the Works Cited page
Works Cited page
5-7 sources, correctly quoted and cited
Select sources that are current, relevant, and reliable
Avoid œquick and easy sources, such as Wikipedia, Dictionary.com, or other
online encyclopedias or dictionaries
Argue objectively, use sound logic, and avoid fallacies.
Incorporate all the components of a classical argument in a fluid and effective manner.
Make nuanced and effective use of the rhetorical triangle: ethos, logos, and pathos.
Show how your topic has a real and important impact on various cultures or societies.