Practice building claims and arguments based off this question: Should high-school students be required to take online classes before graduation? First, create three claims you could make in response to the question–one of fact, one of value, and one of policy. Then choose one of those claims to take through the From Claim to Draft process. Develop your outline into an essay draft of at least 500 words.
EXAMPLES OF CLAIMS:
Claim of fact: the sun provides solar heat and light.
Claim of policy: we should implement more uses for solar energy due to its long term low cost use.
Claim of value: Solar energy is a great energy source.
It will be in MLA format and will have a works cited page if there are sources used. Remember, if you paraphrase, directly quote or summarize from another work, you have to cite it. Essays have a strong introduction, body paragraphs and a conclusion.