I. Introduction- Hook, Whats Happening/Why this Issue is Relevant/Controversies, and Thesis Statement
II. Background, Context, Definitions, and Premises
III. Supporting Point (Proof) #1 (X)
IV. Supporting Point (Proof) #2 (Y)
V. Supporting Point (Proof) #3 (Z)
VI. Rebuttals Provide at least 1-3 Rebuttals
VII. Conclusion
The rough draft should be a fairly developed and complete argument; it should be at least 5-6 pages in length. You should have both in-text citations and a references page.
Argument Essay-Rough Draft Specifics:
Rough Draft length should be at least 5-6 pages, double-spaced, using 12 point Times New Roman font as that conforms to APA style.
Include an argumentative thesis statement with clear claim and reasons, effective and coherent organization, and arguments in support of the thesis that take into consideration audience and purpose.
Evidence from research sources to develop a line of reasoning and prove your claim
Observation of the conventions of Standard English
Use of at least six sources.. Paraphrases and quotations from sources cited in-text and sources documented in an APA style References list
Use of APA formatting style.