Writing Assignment: Prove It
As you know, a large group of people without homes
has set up a camp near your home, and some people who live in your
community want the government and police to send these people away. Others support supporting them, so the community can help them.
You submitted a proposal to present the side of the issue you support at the Town Hall meeting. Your proposal was one of five chosen to be presented at the Town Hall Meeting next week. The presentations are required to have the following components:
- An Introduction
- 3 supporting sections
- A conclusion
- An arguable thesis (stated in the introduction and conclusion)
- At least 3 rhetorical devices
- All 2 types of appeals
- At least 3 different types of evidence
- Fewer than 5 obvious logical fallacies
Use your proposal from the "Stake Your Claim" assignment, and do the following:
PART 1: Your presentation may be delivered in one of 4 ways according to the council rules:
- You may write out your presentation in the form of a 5-paragraph essay that you submit.
- You may submit an mp3 audio file of the dramatic delivery of your presentation.
- You may create a PowerPoint Presentation of 14-25 slides with text and graphics that support your position.
- You may create a media presentation with audio, video, photographs,
animation and/or art work that supports your text and develops your
Choose one of these options and create your presentation.