Persuasive Essays Instructions
Select one of the papers/articles provided in this section. Based on the argument of the author, take a position and write persuasive essay (1000 +/- 10% words).
On BB, there are two links to Web Sites where you can find steps and guidelines for writing a persuasive essay.
The essay would be graded 0 to 10 points. If you submit late your highest grade would be six out of ten points.
While writing your essay, please do not read/use other references. This is not an English writing or a research assignment. This is a business writing assignment. Review the PowerPoint presentation (Persuasive essay structure) on how to write a persuasive essay.
Please e-mail your instructor if you have questions.
Persuasive Essay Rubric
|Does the author state his/her position in the first line?||XX||-1|
|Does the first paragraph include three supporting points?||XX||-1|
|Does each supporting point becomes a paragraph?||XX||-1|
|Does the essay include one reference? (in addition to the one used) **||XX||-1|
|Does the essay include two references?||XX||-2|
|Does the essay include “n” references?||XX||-n|
|Does the include the “grammar and mechanics” feedback from the Writing Center? *||XX||-3|
|Is the essay late||XX||-4|
*Feedback from the Learning Resource Center will be no accepted.
** You can cite only one reference: the article that you used.