Panel Rough Draft (Due Tuesday, April 5th - beginning of class)

-At least 4 pages
-Introduction, body paragraphs, opposing argument, conclusion
-Citations and Works Cited Pages

Bonus code word (email me the word and a definition) - "inchoate"

Format of Essay


Make sure to include thesis

Discuss founding values

What are the founding values you are using?


What document do they come from? (i.e. Declaration of Independence or Constitution?)


What do they mean?


Body Paragraphs (about 4)

Tell the story using important information, evidence, topic sentences, and discuss evidence

Opposing Argument (optional for class but necessary for the panel)

What is the other’s sides point of view?




Sentence Starters as Quote Set-up

According to__Authors’s Lastname/Source______,

In __Lastname’s_____ view

___Lastname________ writes that

___Lastname________ explains that

___Lastname________ argues that


In __Title_of article/book__ it states


Sentence Starters to Discuss your Quote

This proves that

Thus, it is clear that

This demonstrates that

Therefore, it is evident that

Consequently, it is evident that…seeing as…

This proves that…since…

This shows that…given that…

Lastname’s words highlight the idea that…

Hence, it is apparent that…since…

Thus, the argument holds that…because



Panel Cover Letter and Powerpoint (April)

See "Suggestions for Presentations" and "Sample Powerpoint" attachment below

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