For this essay you want to look closely at the following:
Is there strong thesis statement, one that clearly indicates what side of the issue you are on and what reasons you are going to use to support that side of the issue with?
Is there a good background information that helps you understand the issue that is about to be argued?
Is there good evidence provided and cited in the paper?
Do you feel the author has a trustworthy tone?
- Is there a clear counter-argument section and entertainment of potential objections?