Any Argument you like

Any Argument you like

I. State your claim

A. Identify the type of claim (fact, value or policy).

B. Explain your purpose or goal for your research paper.

II. Identify your reasons

A. Reason 1

B. Reason 2

C. Reason 3

III. Start your research to develop support for your claim (provide at least two examples of each):

A. Support your reasons with evidence

1. Facts*

2. Statistics*

3. Expert opinions*

4. Examples*

5. Personal Experiences

B. Identify your emotional appeals

1. Appeal to needs

2. Appeal to values

* Cite your sources using MLA citation and documentation format (that is, parenthetical citations and a list of works cited).