Con-Position Topic & Proposal

Required ResourcesRead/review the following resources for this activity:Textbook: Chapter 5, 13LessonLink (Word doc): Con-Position Proposal TemplatePreview the documentMinimum of 3 new articles (academic or credible online sources different from Weeks 1 & 2 articles)Apply the following writing resources to your posts:Link (library article): Counterpoint: Vaccines: Caution Advised (Links to an external site.) (This is a sample con article. This link will take you to an overview of vaccines. Click on the title under Related Items in this overview area to access the article.)Link (multimedia presentation): Citing References in Text (Links to an external site.)Link (website): APA Citation and Writing (Links to an external site.)InstructionsFor this assignment, you will select a topic different from the pro topic you worked on in Weeks 1-2. Conduct research on the topic and locate articles that takes a clear con position.Next, develop a con-position proposal for this new topic. The goal of the proposal is to create a working thesis statement and basic research plan that considers context, audience, purpose, and presents potential sources. A proposal is not an outline, as it does not structure the paper. Rather, a proposal offers direction for research needs and gives your professor an opportunity to provide feedback before the drafting process.Access the Con-Position Proposal Template and complete the six required sections:SubjectResearch QuestionClaimResearch PlanSynthesis Matrix (Add the 3 con sources.)Reference PageFor an example proposal, refer to pages 269-270 of our textbook.Writing Requirements (APA format)Length: 1 to 1.5 pages (not including title page & reference page)1-inch marginsDouble spaced12-point Times New Roman fontTitle page & Reference PageReference page (3 articles)