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Assignment 5: Persuasive Paper Part 3: Possible
Disadvantages, Answers, with Visuals
Due Week 10 and worth 250 points
Using feedback from your professor and classmates, revise
Parts 1 and 2, and add Part 3. Plan to include visuals to illustrate the
advantages of your proposed solution.
Write an eight to ten (8-10) page paper in which
Provide Part I: Revision of A Problem Exists (3-4
1. Revise your Persuasive Paper
Part 1: A Problem Exists, using feedback from the professor and
Provide Part 2: Revision of Part 2: Solution to Problem and
Advantages (3-4 pages)
2. Revise your Persuasive Paper
Part 2: Solution to Problem and Advantages, using feedback from the professor
Develop Part 3: Possible Disadvantages, Answers, with Visuals
(1-2 pages, for 7-9 total pages)
3. Included a defensible, relevant
thesis statement in the first paragraph.
4. State, explain, and support the
first disadvantage (economic, social, political, environmental, social,
equitable, ethical/moral, etc.) to your solution and provide a logical answer.
This should be one (1) paragraph.
5. State, explain, and support the
second (and third if desired) disadvantage (economic, social, political,
environmental, social, equitable, ethical/moral, etc.) to your solution and
provide a logical answer. This should be one or two (1-2)
6. Include one or two (1-2)
relevant visuals that help illustrate an advantage.
7. Use effective transitional
words, phrases, and sentences.
8. Provide a concluding paragraph
to summarize the proposed solution, its advantages, possible disadvantages, and
answers to the disadvantages. Repeat or paraphrase your thesis statement.
9. Develop a coherently structured
paper with an introduction, body, and conclusion.
10. Use one (1) or more rhetorical
strategy (ethos, logos, pathos) to explain claims.
11. Support disadvantages and
answers with at least two (2) additional quality relevant references. Use at
least eight (8) total for Parts 1, 2, and 3. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites
do not qualify as academic resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting
typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch
margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or
school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
- Include a cover page
containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s
name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are
not included in the required assignment page length.
Note: Submit your assignment to the
designated plagiarism program so that you can make revisions before submitting
your paper to your professor.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this
- Recognize the elements
and correct use of a thesis statement.
- Associate the features of
audience, purpose, and text with various genres.
- Analyze the rhetorical
strategies of ethos, pathos, logos in writing samples and for incorporation into
essays or presentations.
- Correct grammatical and
stylistic errors consistent with Standard Written English. Prepare a research
project that supports an argument with structure and format appropriate to the
- Revise drafts to improve
clarity, support, and organization.
- Recognize how to organize
ideas with transitional words, phrases, and sentences.
- Incorporate relevant,
properly documented sources to substantiate ideas.
technology and information resources to research selected issues for this
clearly and concisely about selected topics using proper writing mechanics.