One of the argument essay prompts below. One prompt discusses a contemporary societal issue involving Native Americans while the other prompt discusses a topic very important to the Puritans: religion



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Native American and Puritan Literature Extended Response (Essay)

Please choose one of the argument essay prompts below. One prompt discusses a contemporary societal issue involving Native Americans while the other prompt discusses a topic very important to the Puritans: religion.

Once you have chosen the prompt, go to my website and print the two articles; they will be located under “American Literature Essays” folder. Carefully read and annotate the two articles connecting with the prompt. You must ONLY use the two articles as data/evidence/supporting details for your position. Please be sure to use internal citation within the essay AND have a Works Cited at the end of the essay for both articles. If you are missing either one of these items, the essay will be deemed as plagiarized and result in a 0 for a test grade.

Please be sure to follow the essay outline provided to ensure that your extended response is organized.

Also, you must use 3 vocabulary words from Units 1A and 1B in the essay. Underline the word.

The paper must be typed in double space, Times New Roman, font 12 in correct MLA format.

Next, be sure to upload your essay to Turn It In.com no later than 11:59 PM MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2015. The paper will NOT be accepted if it is not turned in to Turn It In.com. Please remember that your goal is a 15% match or less. If your Originality Report says the paper has a match higher than 15%, please look at the paper, make the changes and resubmit.




Native American Extended Response Prompt

Some people believe that the use of Native American mascots should be permitted in sports. Others feel that the use of Native American mascots is offensive and should be prohibited. Using the two articles provided, write an essay explaining whether you agree or disagree with the use of Native American mascots in sports. State your position, and support your arguments.


Finally, print the paper Word document and turn in the hard copy to me on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.


Religion Extended Response Prompt

Some people believe that prayer should be permitted in public schools. Others feel that praying violates the law that separates the church and the state. Using the two articles provided, write an essay explaining whether you agree or disagree with prayer in the public schools. State your position, and support your arguments.


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