Arguing Both Sides of an Issue




  • Select one of these topics: Write a paragraph (125-150 words) either defending or refuting the proposal.
    • Assault weapons should be banned.
    • The NFL must adopt new rules and equipment in order to protect players from concussions.
    • Parents should have the choice to not vaccinate their school-age children.
    • The military draft should be reinstated.
  • You will also reply to one of your classmate’s posts with the opposing side.
    • For example, if your classmate refuted the proposal, your reply will defend it.