adapted from Chapter 7 of the textbook.
A Policy Proposal as a Guest Editorial
Write a 1,500-1,750-word
policy proposalrelated to the sale, trade, or donation of human organs
using five to seven academic resources.The policy
proposal should be suitable for publication as an editorial in a college or
city newspaper or in a publication associated with a particular group, such as
a church newsletter or employee bulletin. The voice and style of your argument
should be aimed at readers of your chosen publication. Remember to not use
first person pronouns (I, me, us, we, our, my, mine) or second person pronouns
(you, your, yours) in this guest editorial writing, unless given permission by
Your editorial should have the following
Identify the problem related to the sale,
trade, or donation of human organs.
- Persuade theaudience that you have selected
that this is a problem that needs solving; give it presence.
- Propose action offering specific details to show how the actions will
help alleviate the problem.
- Justify your solution; the reasons why your audience should accept
your proposal and act on it.
This essay isNOT simply a
persuasive essayon organ sale,
trade, or donation. It is an argumentative proposal that offers a practical and
justifiable solution to a problem related to organ donation.
First Draft Grading
You will receive completion points for the first draft based upon the
successful submission of a complete draft.
Because your first draft is a completion grade, do not assume that this
grade reflects or predicts the final grade. If you do not consider your
instructor’s comments, you may be deducted points on your final draft.
Final Draft Grading
The essay will be graded using a rubric.
Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar
with the assignment criteria and expectations.
Include in-text citations and a references page in GCU Style forFIVE to SEVENscholarly sources outside of class texts.
These sources should be used to support any claims you make and should be
present in the text of the essay.
Use the GCU Library to help you find sources.
Include this research in the paper in a scholarly manner.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
You are required to submit this
assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.
Please be sure your Turnitin
score is at an acceptable level before submitting the draft to your instructor.