“Are we headed for a poorer United States?” by Tanya Ott (Podcast 20 min w/transcript)
6 paragraph essay in which you respond to the article “Are we headed for a poorer United States?” by Tanya Ott
The essay should include your response to the article. Feel free to review the textbook to brush up on strategies/steps for critical thinking and writing.
Your essay can be organized in this way:
Intro- state the full title of the text and the author’s full name, include a clear thesis statement
3-4 Body paragraphs- explaining your response to the text, supported with direct quotes
Conclusion- remember to restate your thesis in a new way in the conclusion