Question 1 or Question 2 is due no later than the beginning of class after the Monday of Veterans Day. Your thesis statment and list of three types of supporting evidence will be written in clas on Nov. 5 or Tuesday Nov. 6--
Question 1: What are the three reasons that will best explain who will win in the 66th Assembly District on the Tuesday, November 6, 2012?
Question 2: What are three important lessons learned by a student who was engaged with face-to-face--or online engagement- in the November 6, 2012, campaign for a candidate, proposition, or other ballot measure, or voter registration / pollwork? (Be sure to specify the dates, times, and activities of the specific engagement).
Do not include your name, date, class, title of papter, page numbers or additional spaces between paragraphs.
Do use double spacing with one inch margins and Times New Roman 12 point font, and follow the directions below from Student Learning Outcome #13:
13. Write a 500 word minimum (five paragraphs or more) essay in class that communicates a clear argument, thesis or claim. The essay will:
provide appropriate and convincing material to support the thesis, argument, or claim.
include content appropriate to the assignment written with a clear pattern of organization.
use appropriate language and the vocabulary of political science and other language appropriate to college.
use sentences that demonstrate correct spelling, punctuation, grammar and other college writing skills.
avoid plagiarism by the use of sentences crediting four sources in a way that allows them to be located and evaluated.
"The goal is always to provide readers with enough information to locate the source and to assess its reliability, preferably, within the sentences and paragraphs that you write...." (Diana Hacker, A Pocket Style Manual, 5th edition, p. 137)