Quick Write

What is a problem that is affecting you?

Solution Argument

A solution argument is a research argument that is arguing for a solution to a problem. For example, instead of arguing that abortion is bad, we would argue for solutions to abortion. How can we help people have less abortions? This does some good in the world.

Solution Argument Prompt

Analyzing Arguments

Martin Luther King’s I have a Dream Speech

Is his speech successful?

How does he build Ethos?

Where does he use Pathos?

Identify uses of Logos.

The Danger of a Single Story

Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells a story about how she found her authentic voice and warns against a single story.

Where did she use Ethos, Logos, and Pathos? How persuasive is she?