Essential Question

How do mass media shape how we know ourselves and the world?

Assignment Guidelines

Write an argumentative essay in which you provide your well-researched, personal answer to the above question.
Follow this Argumentative Essay Prewriting Guide.
Craft a narrow, debatable, engaging thesis.
Develop main points to support your argument.
Research. Evaluate sources. Consider using academic sources.
Analyze and synthesize sources, keeping your voice in the lead.
Make explicit references to relevant, credible sources.
Integrating sources: resource 1 and resource 2 and resource 3 (APA)
Avoid logical fallacies.
Avoid plagiarism.
MLA Format: include in-text citations and a Works Cited page.
Length: 800-1200 words
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The paper must include the sources that is on the google doc.

Paraphrase only. Do not use quotes.

Include a counter claim

5 paragraphs, intro, body 1, body 2, body 3, conclusion


Social media pressures individuals’ self image which promotes anxiety and desperation.