Should the government require all police to wear body cameras to improve administrative responsibility among the police?
Position Paper Guidelines
[PLEASE ADD THIS DOCUMENT TO YOUR SYLLABUS]
goal of this assignment
is to let you make an argument for or against an issue concerning
the government. Each of the prompts
a concept or topic
you learned in class.
You will select one of the topics and take a position for or against it. Your arguments must be
organized, and evidence
A good paper will
Provide at leas
t 3 to 5 reasons in support of your
evidence & examples based reasons.
Makes claims in proportion to the evidence.
Evidence & examples are from credible sources only.
Is clearly written and is free from grammatical, spelling, and other errors.
An introductory paragraph.
An overview of the issue (What is the issue or problem? How extensive is it? Why is the
rovide data and examples to show why we should be interested in
the issue. (Example
childhood obesity, information on health and emotional costs of
childhood obesity, Californias water shortages, etc.)
A statement of your position on the issue.
Three to five evidence based arguments in support of your position. Provide citations.
A summary & conclusion paragraph.
A list of references cited in the paper (APA, MLA, or any other standard format).
Should the government require all police officers to wear body cameras to improve
administrative responsibility among the
Does the posting of nutrition information on menus nudge people to make healthier
Does allowing parents to home
school their children reduce social capital in
Should California get rid of direct democracy in order to reduce th
e influence of interest
groups in politics?
Should California end the death penalty to reduce costs?
Should California double the price of water in order to reduce water consumption?
successful in reducing violence and drug
among our children?
Should California i
ncrease the minimum wage to $1
or 4 people of your
generation: why is trust declining in
Further, write down your own reflection
s on what
they tell you.
about 4 pages identifying the main
of what they tell you and what you
This assignment is worth 20% of your grade.
5 pages, double
Dont include a cover page; please put your name at the top
of the first page.
Upload your file in the ‘Assignment Submissions folder on Blackboard.
Due on Nov. 24