This prompt asks students to compare how two texts or authors address a given question and argue which text or author makes the stronger case.
- Review the steps in the handout "Plan for Write to the Source."
- Review the sample task and then fill in the task template fields below the sample task.
- Review the handout "Argument Writing Rubric." Adapt as necessary.
Essential Question: What is the most effective method to bring about social change?
Suggested Writing Product: Write an article that compares how these speeches address this question and argues which speaker makes a stronger case. Defend your position with evidence from the text.
Additional Task Demand: Develop your argument by including relevant personal experience.