Based on class discussions of Born a Crime, choose a topic to research and argue for your stance on an issue. Be sure to make a strong and obvious connection between your argument and Noah’s book. A strong Argumentative essay will include information sources that support your claim(s) as well as acknowledge the opposition. As you write and define specific terms in your essay, consider the fact that the instructor and fellow students are your audience. Remember that your purpose is to persuade an intelligent audience who might be partially resistant to your point of view.
Sources you'll need:
* 3 books (Noah’s book counts as one of these)
* 3 scholarly journal articles
* 2 sources of your choice (a website, video, book, interview, etc.).
Begin your project by doing some background reading on your topic. Preliminary reading helps you:
Find sources on the topics that you identified in Step 1.