Directions: Closely read each of the four texts provided and write a source-based argument on the topic below. You are encouraged to use the margins to take notes and annotate as you read. You will type a five-paragraph argument essay.
Topic: Should there be a limit to how much money professional athletes are paid?
Your Task: Carefully read each of the four texts provided. Then, using evidence from at least three of the texts, write a well-developed argument regarding whether there should be a limit to the salaries of professional athletes. Clearly establish your claim, distinguish your claim from alternate or opposing claims, and use specific, relevant, and sufficient evidence from at least three of the texts to develop your argument. Do not simply summarize each text.
Be sure to:
• Establish your claim regarding whether or not there should be a limit to how much money professional athletes are paid.
• Distinguish your claim from alternate or opposing claims