Each response paper is an individual effort; no collaboration is permitted. 3-4 pages double-spaced. Grading is 70% on content and 30% on writing.
Response papers should:
– State the Issue
– Summarize both sides of the issue using original statements or paraphrasing. Do not quote other characterizations of the issue and avoid plagiarism by restating the positions.
– Develop an argument and use some evidence or examples to support it. Where appropriate, include multiple points to summarize, support and counter arguments.
– Cite and reference only the evidence used to support the arguments. Use proper reference form (author, year of publication, title, publication information MLA style)
“Why Do People Want to Live in the City?”
The required text for this course should be used along with any other additional sources.
- Judd, Dennis R.,Kenneth. Swanstrom,Todd City Politics. 8th Edition. ISBN-13:978-0205032464