Position Paper


5 pages (not including works cited)
12-point Calibri Font
.5 inch margins
Cited in MLA style with a works cited page (this is your 6th page)
Saved as a .doc, .docx, .rtf or .pdf
Submitted to Canvas by the above deadline

Grading criteria: You are expected to give an overview of the issue and examine it from all sides. A good paper will take a position and make an argument for specific political action or inaction and use credible sources to support that position. Grammar and spelling WILL be graded.
15 points: Logic of argument
15 points: Topical Analysis
 5 points: Grammar, spelling, structure
5 points: Works cited page with good sources (i.e. not Wikipedia or propaganda websites)