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Identify the topic you selected and explain two (2) reasons for using it.
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Homework week2 – submitted

For this assignment, I chose the following three topics and explanation.  They are related to our current society and raise serious issues affecting our daily lives.

Topic 1 -  Should Transportation Security (TSA) regulations be changed?

The terrorist attacks of September 11 in the United States of America, reveal a lack of security in our transportation system.  To ensure de safety and freedom of everyone, the TSA should review the security policies in our transportation system, which is imperative to any traveler.

The thesis is Security issues in our transportation system.

The audience: Anyone who travels, concerned by the freedom and safety of our transportation system.

Topic 2 - Should regulations regarding the use of cell phones while driving be standardized?

The use of the cellular phone while driving brings the drivers at high risk of a crash, and also expose among of people who are not engaged in such activities, such as passenger and other drivers.

Audience: The audience of this topic is anyone who uses a cellular phone while driving, any person concerned by safety and security of vehicle usage, authority, and primary cell phone services providers.

Thesis: The uses of a cellphone while driving lead often to the car accident, causing severe injuries or certain cases death and significant material damages.

Topic 3 - Should changes be made to the regulations for foods that are served in public schools?

There is an evidence of increase nationwide of obesity within children and youth population. As peer parent and educators should implement good eating habits and provide education for our futures adults.

The school is the best and the first place where a rigorous regulation should be implemented to improve nutrition and health standards. The best and well-eating habits gathered today will prevent the future health issues such as diabetes, heart diseases, cancer, and osteoporosis.

 Through continued community involvement as well as the state and local government we can change the course of our children’s future.

The audience of this topic is Children, parents, educators and authority concerned and willing to fight the consequences of obesity leading to many diseases.

 

 

NEED FOR THIS WEEK 3

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Assignment 2: Research Proposal – Thesis, Major Points, and Plan
Due Week 3 and worth 120 points

Select a topic on which your persuasive writing paper will be focused.

Write a one to two (1-2) page research proposal in which you:

  1. Identify the topic you selected and explain two (2) reasons for using it.
  2. Include a defensible, relevant thesis statement in the first paragraph. 
  3. Describe three (3) major characteristics of your audience (official position, decision-making power, current view on topic, other important characteristic).
  4. Describe the paper’s scope and outline the major sections.
  5. Identify and explain the questions to be answered.
  6. Explain your research plan, including the methods of researching and organizing research.  
  7. Document at least three (3) primary sources and three (3) secondary sources. Use credible, academic sources available through Strayer University’s Resource Center. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

ASSIGNMENT3 -  NEED FOR NEXT WEEK 4

Assignment 3: Persuasive Paper Part 1: A Problem Exists  
Due Week 5 and worth 150 points  

Using your thesis statement and research, present the problem that needs to be addressed with your proposed solution. Note: Your solution, advantages, and challenges, will be in Parts 2 and 3.

Write a three to four (3-4) page paper in which you:

  1. Provide an appropriate title and an interesting opening paragraph to appeal to your stated audience (appeal with logic, ethics, or emotion). 
  2. Include a defensible, relevant thesis statement in the first paragraph. (Revised from Assignment 2)
  3. Describe the history and status of the issue and provide an overview of the problem(s) that need to be addressed. This should be one or two (1-2) paragraphs.
  4. Explain the first problem (economic, social, political, environmental, complexity, inequity, ethical/moral, etc.) and provide support for your claims. This should be one or two (1-2) paragraphs.
  5. Explain the second problem (economic, social, political, environmental, complexity, inequity, ethical/moral, etc.). and provide support for your claims. This should be one or two (1-2) paragraphs.
  6. Explain the third problem (economic, social, political, environmental, complexity, inequity, ethical/moral, etc.) and provide support for your claims. This should be one or two (1-2) paragraphs.
  7. Provide a concluding paragraph that summarizes the stated problems and promises a solution. 
  8. Develop a coherently structured paper with an introduction, body, and conclusion.
  9. Use effective transitional words, phrases, and sentences throughout the paper.
  10. Support claims with at least three (3) quality, relevant references. Use credible, academic sources available through Strayer University’s Resource Center. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting guidelines:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length. 

NEED FOR WEEK 7

Assignment 4: Persuasive Paper Part 2: Solution and Advantages
Due Week 7 and worth 200 points

Using feedback from your professor and classmates, revise Part 1 and develop the solution and identify the advantages of the solution. Note: The disadvantages or challenges with your answers will be in Part 3.

Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you:

Provide Part I: Revision of A Problem Exists (3-4 pages)

1. Revise, using feedback from the professor and classmates, your Persuasive Paper Part I: A Problem Exists. 

Develop Part 2: Solution to Problem and Advantages (3-4 pages for 6-8 pages total)

2. Include a defensible, relevant thesis statement clearly in the first paragraph. (The thesis statement may need to be modified to reflect added information and purpose of this part.)

3. Explain a detailed, viable solution that supports your thesis. This should be one or two (1-2) paragraphs.

4. State, explain, and support the first advantage (economic, social, political, environmental, social, equitable, ethical/moral, etc.) to your solution. This should be one or two (1-2) paragraphs.

5. State, explain, and support the second advantage (economic, social, political, environmental, social, equitable, ethical/moral, etc.) to your solution. This should be one or two (1-2) paragraphs.

6. State, explain, and support the third (and fourth if desired) advantage (economic, social, political, environmental, social, equitable, ethical/moral, etc.) to your solution. This should be one or two (1-2) paragraphs.

7. Use effective transitional words, phrases, and sentences.

8. Provide a concluding paragraph / transitional paragraph that summarizes the proposed solution and its advantages.

9. Develop a coherently structured paper with an introduction, body, and conclusion.

10. Use one (1) or more rhetorical strategies (ethos, logos, pathos) to explain advantages. 

11. Support advantage claims with at least three (3) additional quality relevant references. Use at least six (6) total for Parts 1 and 2. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

NEED FOR WEEK 10

Assignment 5: Persuasive Paper Part 3: Possible Disadvantages, Answers, with Visuals
Due Week 10 and worth 250 points

Using feedback from your professor and classmates, revise Parts 1 and 2, and add Part 3. Plan to include visuals to illustrate the advantages of your proposed solution.

Write an eight to ten (8-10) page paper in which you:

Provide Part I: Revision of A Problem Exists (3-4 pages)

1. Revise your Persuasive Paper Part 1: A Problem Exists, using feedback from the professor and classmates. 

Provide Part 2: Revision of Part 2: Solution to Problem and Advantages (3-4 pages)

2. Revise your Persuasive Paper Part 2: Solution to Problem and Advantages, using feedback from the professor and classmates.

Develop Part 3: Possible Disadvantages, Answers, with Visuals (1-2 pages, for 7-9 total pages)

3. Included a defensible, relevant thesis statement in the first paragraph. 

4. State, explain, and support the first disadvantage (economic, social, political, environmental, social, equitable, ethical/moral, etc.) to your solution and provide a logical answer. This should be one (1) paragraph. 

5. State, explain, and support the second (and third if desired) disadvantage (economic, social, political, environmental, social, equitable, ethical/moral, etc.) to your solution and provide a logical answer. This should be one or two (1-2) paragraphs.

6. Include one or two (1-2) relevant visuals that help illustrate an advantage.  

7. Use effective transitional words, phrases, and sentences.

8. Provide a concluding paragraph to summarize the proposed solution, its advantages, possible disadvantages, and answers to the disadvantages. Repeat or paraphrase your thesis statement.  

9. Develop a coherently structured paper with an introduction, body, and conclusion.

10. Use one (1) or more rhetorical strategy (ethos, logos, pathos) to explain claims. 

11. Support disadvantages and answers with at least two (2) additional quality relevant references. Use at least eight (8) total for Parts 1, 2, and 3. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

 

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