- Choose a controversial topic, a list of suggestions is offered below
- Research, using the PSU library and databases
- Must use a minimum of 6 academic sources (3 in support of and 3 for opposition of) and 4 free choice resources
- Organize in proper MLA format
- Write a 5-6 page research paper does the same as Major Essay 3 and adds the requirement of dialectical argument, specifically, addressing oppositional concern. Remember to use “Yes, but…” statements and paraphrasing as discussed
- Specific Items to be graded: Everything from Major Essay 3 with the addition of dialectical arguments.