TITLE: Centered before the introduction.
INTRODUCTION: present the subject background, present the issue background, present the thesis of analyzing different opinions to evaluate their validity. (2 to 3 paragraphs)
BODY I: present a summary of one written opinion that you found to be the weakest. Present an analysis of the article’s Presentation, Position, Mechanics, and Reasons (not required in this order). Present your overall evaluation of validity. (3 – 5 paragraphs)
BODY II.: present a summary of one written opinion you found to be the strongest. Present your analysis of Presentation, Position, Mechanics, and Reasons (not required in this order). Present your overall evaluation of validity. (3 – 5 paragraphs)
BODY III: Present your opinion of the argument and how the two opinions you analyzed affected your view. (1-2 paragraphs)
CONCLUSION: Summary of the major strong and weak points of each analysis and your overall evaluation of their validity.
REFERENCE LIST: Center a title for the references used (References, Works Cited, Bibliography)
List the sources used by the order that they appear in the essay.
Provide all information abou the source, including the URL if website.
Be sure to: 1. Have a thesis that is for analysis not for opinion.
2. Use the words “analysis” and “validity” in your essay–your purpose is to analyze the validity of two opinions.
3. After summarizing the information in the article, analyze (explain) how strongly/weakly the writer convinces the reader of her/his opinion.
4. After evaluating the validity of both articles present your opinion of the topic and how each article affected your view.
5. Conclude by reminding the reader of the weak and strong points of each writer’s opinion, followed by your overall evaluation of which writer has the most valid point-of-view.
Uri Friedman, “What If the Olympics Were Always Held in the Same City?”, from http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2016/08/rio-olympics-permanent-host/494264/, Aug 16, 2016
Jon Rennie Short, “We should host the Olympics in the same place every time” from https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2015/07/28/we-should-host-the-olympics-in-the-same-place-every-time/?utm_term=.c1da3310b5e0, Jul 8, 2015