Literauture essay

Argument Organizer


Choose one of the following questions to answer for the argument essay in this module.

Does our state do enough to prevent distracted driving?

or

Can a Public Service Announcement (PSA) help reduce the number of distracted driving incidents?


Part One

  1. Write the claim you will present in your argument essay.
  2. Write the counterclaim that you will refute in your argument essay.

Part Two

Identify research sources that you will use in your argument essay. Include at least two primary sources and at least two secondary sources. Use MLA citations to document your sources here. Be sure to use an online source, such as EasyBib or Son of Citation, to help create the citations. Your citations should be labeled as primary or secondary and include a link to the site.

Primary Sources

Secondary Sources


Part Three

Submit the introductory paragraph of 7 to 10 sentences. Be sure to include your claim and briefly mention the counterclaim.


Part Four

Submit the body paragraphs. You must write a multi-paragraph essay, with no fewer

than two body paragraphs.