Step 1: Argument Essay Thesis Statement and Planning
Directions: Complete all of the elements of the planning; otherwise, the content of your piece will not be accurate.
My Topic: Online Learning
My Purpose: To persuade my audience to agree with me.
My Thesis Statement: Online learning is beneficial to students.
My Audience: Instructor, classmates, family
1. How much does my audience know about my subject?
2. Age? Gender? Race? Social status? Location? Religion?
3. Where does my audience stand on the issue; are they opposed or neutral?
III. A. Convenience
IV. B. Flexible schedule
V. C. Studytime
Step 2: Argument Essay Rough Draft
Directions: Write a rough draft that follows your outline, begins with a strong introduction that includes an attention getter and your thesis statement, and includes 3 body paragraphs that explain each of your main points. Do not worry about spelling or grammar; just let your thoughts flow. End with a good concluding paragraph that restates your main arguments and calls your audience to action or change. It must be at least 400 words, no less and not too much more.
Online learning is growing rapidly. There are more students choosing to go to school online then there were ten years ago. Student demand is one of the many factors contributing to the growth of online learning. Some students are looking for the opportunities of the convience that online learning offers. Technology has made it possible for teachers and students to ineract thru the internet. Online learning is beneficial to students.
One of the comforts of online learning is the convenience of the class settings. Students are not required to sit in class for a long period of time and they can log onto their classes at their own pace. Many Adults work full time jobs and they don’t have time to go to a classroom setting at a local college. I always wanted to continue my