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  1. Position • Issue: What is your topic? • Position: Where do you stand on this issue? • Individual Rights: How does this issue affect individual people? What individual rights are at stake? • Common good: How does this issue affect our whole society? • Should the government do what’s best for everybody or protect individual rights? Why?

  2. Position • Issue: • Position:

  3. Background (Source 1) • What? • Describe the issue with multiple sentences • CITE YOUR SOURCE! • Who? • Who might be involved in this issue? • How are they involved/affected? • Why? • Why is this issue important? • How does it connect to the Constitution?

  4. Background (Source 1) • What? • Who? • Why?

  5. Reasons – Constitution (Source 2) • Explain how an idea from the Constitution supports your position on the issue. • Restate your position (where you stand) • Describe a BIG IDEA from the Constitution - CITE YOUR SOURCE! • Tell how this BIG IDEA supports your position Note – You can’t argue againstthe Constitution!

  6. Reasons – Constitution (Source 2) • BIG IDEA: • How does it support your position?

  7. Reasons (Source 3) • Explain how another proven fact supports your position on the issue. • Topic Sentence connects your fact and position • Quote/paraphrase your fact – CITEYOUR SOURCE! • Explain how this fact supports your position

  8. Reasons (Source 3) • Topic Sentence: • Fact: • How this fact supports your position

  9. Reasons (Source 4) • Explain how another proven fact supports your position on the issue. • Topic Sentence connects your fact and position • Quote/paraphrase your fact – CITE YOUR SOURCE! • Explain how this fact supports your position

  10. Reasons (Source 4) • Topic Sentence: • Fact: • How this fact supports your position

  11. Call to Action • What should the government do about this issue? • What should the government do? • Why is this the right thing to do? • How will it affect individuals? The common good?

  12. Call to Action • What should the government do? • Why is this the right thing to do? • How will it affect individuals? • How will it affect the common good?

  13. Bibliography • Must include 4 sources, properly formatted • These should be the same sources you cited on slides above • Format: Book, one author: Last name, First name. Title. City, State: Publisher, year of publication. Print. Website, With Article Title: Author’s last name, First name (if available). “Article Title.” Title of Website. Publisher (Company or Organization) name, Date created (Day Month Year). Web. Date you looked at site (Day Month Year).

  14. Bibliography 1. 2. 3. 4. Do not number sources on your final project!