Read the attached prompt, and then write your response on a Google Doc and submit to Classroom. DO NOT USE SOURCES! Please include an MLA heading (Name, Teacher, Class, Date and Title), 12-point easy-to-read font, double space. You will have 55 minutes. Essays will be scored using the 6-point AP Argument rubric (attached).
AP English Language and Composition: Argument Essay
One of the first-year-student orientation initiatives at a local university is to collect incoming students’ cell phones and keep them for 48 hours. The purpose of the initiative is to give students an opportunity to integrate into their new school culture and make friends on campus. Carefully consider the effects of this initiative and the extent to which they might support, complicate, or contradict its intended goals.
Write an essay that argues your position on the advisability of the 48-hour cell phone ban.
In your response you should do the following:
Respond to the prompt with a thesis that presents a defensible position.
Provide evidence to support your line of reasoning.
Explain how the evidence supports your line of reasoning.
Use appropriate grammar and punctuation in communicating your argument.