Timed Writing Topic

posted Apr 13, 2010, 10:48 AM by Peter Oskin
Your timed writing topic for Friday is:

You have spent the last month studying about the issue of undocumented migration to the United States. What, in your opinion, should be done about this issue? Specifically address in a well-written, formal persuasive essay not only what to do about future undocumented migration, but what should be done about such migrants already in our country.

  • This is a formal 5-paragraph essay
  • Use facts/opinions drawn from our readings
  • You can use your outlines and notes
  • In persuasive essays you acknowledge and counter the opposing sides argument
  • Be careful about mechanics: Proofread your work, watch your grammar and spelling
You will have the entire period to write your essay.