Discourse green cards, quotas, walls

You may also want to list keywords from your paper in your abstract. To do this, indent as you would if you were starting a new paragraph, type Keywords: (italicized), and then list your keywords. Listing your keywords will help researchers find your work in databases.

Pages after the title page should have a running head that looks like this:

Finally, the field in soccer is enormous. Considerably larger than the American football field, the soccer field could contain at least a dozen basketball courts. Americans like their action condensed, in a small field of vision — ten enormous sweaty people bouncing off one another and moving rapidly through a space the size of a medium-sized bedroom, twenty-two even larger people in bulky uniforms converging on a small, oddly shaped ball. In soccer, on the other hand, there is a premium on "spreading out," not infringing upon the force field occupied by a team-mate, so that fancy foot-passing is possible. This spreading out across the vast meadow of the soccer playing field does not lend itself, again, to close get-down-and-dirty television scrutiny.


Write an essay that argues immigration helps or harms America.

This essay will examine these assumptions and determine if immigration helps or hurts America.

Begin a new page. Your abstract page should already include the page header (described above). On the first line of the abstract page, center the word “Abstract” (no bold, formatting, italics, underlining, or quotation marks).


Part 1) First topic sentence, then connect to your stance

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Part 2) Then explain why/how that divisionis good for all Americans. One tip is to consider division from ahealth/social/safety/economic/freedom/etc. perspective -- see I&Cunder "How do I come up/explain reasons?" for a list of relevantquestions.

Independent Writer and ScholarWashington, Washington DC

One challenge when writing an argument is deciding how to organizethe information in your division into effective arguments. A solutionis to use a two part strategy: connect and explain.

Middle School Language Arts Teacher of the GiftedMarietta, Georgia

It's your job to prove immigration helps or harms America. Usingargumentative discourse will help ("This will" "These statisticsprove") shift your essay into, well, an argument.