Should hospital emergency departments be used to treat mental health patients?
a. In a brief thesis paragraph, state the claim you will be making in your paper.
b. Provide an outline for your paper including at least 3 main points that you will use to support your claim. The claim you are making in (a.) is your conclusion. Write the supporting points in the form of premises for that conclusion.
2. Annotated Bibliography/Source Evaluation
Use the Source Evaluation Worksheet to submit an annotated bibliography of 5 sources that you intend to use in your paper. Prepare a citation, annotation, and evaluation for each source.
You may collect the worksheets together as one document or you may submit a separate worksheet for each source.
Note: Source Evaluation Sheet is attached
3. Argumentative Essay:
An introduction containing a thesis that states the issue, your position on the issue, what the paper will cover, and in what order
At least 2 paragraphs that each contain a well-supported (and documented) claim or sub-argument that will provide strong support for your fallacy-free argument
At least 1 paragraph discussing a documented, reasonable counterclaim to your position that needs to be a legitimate claim that someone has actually made as a counter-position on your issue
At least 1 paragraph offering a reasonable, documented response to that counterclaim
A conclusion that summarizes the argument and conclusion
Length: 750 words – approx. 3 pages (not including title page or references page)
12-point Times New Roman font
References page (5 sources)
Note: I don’t need as this to be completed at one time. The outline is due by 9/15/19, the bibliography by 10/6/19 and the essay is due 10/20/19.