For this assignment, you will read the article titled, “Keeping the Promise to All America’s Children” Secretary Arne Duncan’s Remarks to the Council for Exceptional Children, April 21, 2010 YOU CAN FIND IT ONLINE, IF NOT PLEASE LET ME KNOW I CAN PROVIDE YOU WITH IT. Then, you will write an essay in which you evaluate the author’s argument
.This does NOT mean that you should agree or disagree with the author (his or her actual point); you are NOT commenting on the author’s opinion.
You will need to restate his thesis/argument in your own words and from then on, show how he or she did an effective or ineffective job at convincing the audience, meaning you have to identify it. Identify the argument and audience in your introduction. Then, write your own thesis, which should state whether the presented argument is effective or not and why, and then, spend the body paragraphs focusing on the different strategies and how they are being used.
Task: You are analyzing the way the author presented his or her argument to argue whether it is an effective or ineffective argument.
In order to analyze the argument, you will consider the author’s use of:
Types/Strength of evidence
OR any other points you saw in the article.
Ask yourself, what makes for an effective argument? How and in what ways is the argument convincing?
You will need to:
1. Point out any instances where the author used one of the elements
above by providing a quote from the text with MLA citation.
2. Comment on whether or not the author did so well, and why? And
whether the use of this strategy contributed to effectiveness of his or
her argument.YOU HAVE to evaluate a minimum of FIVE (5) elements . Each of the five can be presented in its own
separate paragraph or you may combine them as you see fit.
Length: 3-5 pages
You will need
Introduction (including a hook, background information about the
article, the author’s thesis/claim and his intended audience and
Up to 5 body paragraphs (including examples from the text as well as your analysis of effectiveness)
PLEASE MAKE SURE TO FOLLOW THE REUIRMENTS WHICH IS TO HAVE 5 BODY PARAGRAPHS IN WHERE YOU EVALUATE EACH ELEMENT LISTED ABOVE AND HOW THE AUTHOR USED THAT ELEMENT IN THEIR ARTICLE.
PLEASE DO A GOOD JOB AND I WILL GIVE GOOD REVIEW AND TIP, THANK YOU.