Write an argumentative essay with a thesis statement
which defines the role of money in modern life in negative, positive, or
nuanced ways. Students should include in
their arguments the debatable components regarding money mentioned in some of
the essays in our text as well as the perspectives that students reach after
using the Grossmont College databases and library.
must use at least five sources to
include two essays from the text, Money
Changes Everything, and three other collegiate level resources from the
Grossmont College library and/or databases.
In addition, Internet sources that may be used are credible government
and education sources. No Wikipedia,
Cliff’s Notes, Spark’s Notes, or random google websites permitted. A Works Cited page is required.
thesis statements should be formatted in the Rogerian style format in order to
include the student’s argument and the counterargument. Models for this thesis format are on
Blackboard for student viewing.
should avoid all uses of first person, “I,” second person, “you,” and all forms
of the conversational third person such as “we, us, and our.”
Size and Spacing: All
papers are to be typed and double spaced throughout. Studentsshould use Times New Roman, 12 inch size.