STEPS TO COMPLETE YOUR ESSAY 1. Choose one of the two topics: -Is Government Dominated by Big Business? -Does Immigration Benefit the Economy? 2. Brainstorm topics related to the main topic you have chosen. (Examples we discussed in class were democracy, elections, corporate taxes, environment, etc; also, an impact of immigration on citizen workers, creation of jobs, growing economy, higher profits for businesses, etc.) 3. Choose one topic and do research on it in the library databases. 4. Based on your opinion and on the results of your research, decide what your claim is. Select at least three outside sources that you can use to support your claim. 5. Write a five-paragraph essay. (Introduction, two body paragraphs supporting your claim, one concession and rebuttal paragraph, and conclusion.