Oil Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Argumentative Writing Assignment: Oil Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Do whatever research and reading necessary to understand the issue of oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), and select one side of the issue to argue. Your paper either will support drilling for oil in the ANWR or your paper will oppose drilling for oil in the ANWR. As with any convincing argumentative essay, yours must successfully appeal to the reader on three levels:
2) emotional, and
Your essay should be 1000 words in length and adhere to the MLA essay format. Incorporate into your essay at least three items (e.g., facts, quotes, ideas, statistics, observations, et cetera) that you have borrowed from at least three different secondary sources, and document according to MLA requirements. This means that your paper should have at least three parenthetical in-text citations and a Works Cited page that lists the bibliographical information necessary to document each of your cited sources. Open sources are not appropriate for academic, scholarly, and professional purposes. Submit your essay to TurnItIn.com and print out its Originality Report showing no more than 18% borrowed material.