The Research Paper
Demonstrate mastery of basic skills in research, argumentation, and citation.
Learn something meaningful that will improve your life.
Write a collegiate-level argumentative essay of which you are proud!
Write a well-researched and persuasive essay on a topic related to an issue found in Fast Food Nation.
Ex: health, nutrition, food production, pharmaceuticals, marketing to children, dangers of mono-culture, unfair labor practice, etc.
Cruelty to animals and/or slaughterhouse cruelty is NOT allowed as a topic for this assignment.
Try to teach yourself something new… something useful.
Upload your essay in PDF to Canvas by the indicated due date.
Up to 30% per day late penalty.
Must be completed to pass the course. No exceptions.
At least five (5) full pages, excluding Works Cited page.
At least five (5) credible, scholarly sources.
You may use Fast Food Nation as a source, but it does NOT count as 1 of your 5.
A properly formatted Works Cited page.