1. Introduction: Provide essential background information on your topic, the essential question you are answering, and your own response to the question
2. Huxley: Describe Huxley’s argument regarding your topic. Support this assertion with evidence (Quotes) from Brave New World
3. Article Author: Describe the author’s argument from your focus article. Support this assertion with evidence (Quotes) from your focus article 4. Your Position: Describe your own position on the essential question. Describe how Huxley and the author of your focus article helped you come to your own conclusions. What was convincing about their arguments? What gaps did you notice in their arguments? What ideas did they make you question? 5. In your conclusion, summarize the controversy surrounding your topic. Finish by discussing the significance of your topic: why is it important to discuss this topic? How might it affect society and individuals?
In-Text Citations: When you are incorporating information from another source (either by quoting or paraphrasing in your own words) you will need to cite the source:
To cite Huxley within your essay, write his last name and page number:
To cite your focus article, or any other article whose information you are using, simply cite the author’s last name/organization: (Miller)./ (Association of Historians).
Works Cited Page
The last page of your essay (separate page at the end) must include a Works Cited
For Huxley: Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World. 1932. Harper-Perennial, 1989.
For articles found online:
Author last name, first name. “Title of article”. Name of Website. Publication date, URL, date of access.
Author last name, first name. “Title of Webpage.” Name of Website. Publication date, URL, date of access.