On-Level Debate Topics

nebraskaboomOil and Offshore

Nov 8, 2013 (3 years and 7 months ago)

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On
-
Level Debate Topics

Go to Cobb Virtual Library then choose
Opposing Viewpoints


and select ONE question to r
esearch and answer.

Begin by
taking notes from the articles. Be sure to follow the A.R.E.
strategy to
construct your arguments. A = assertion (a
statement without support), R = reasoning (the “because” in
your argument), and E = evidence (the proof that
your assertion
is true; eg. facts, statistics, examples, etc.)

Pay special attention to finding good EVIDENCE.

1.

Is our food safe?

2.

Should offshore drilling be banned?

3.

Should vaccines be
optional
?

4.

Is the middle class better off now than in the past?

5.

Should yo
u only eat food produced in your own state?

6.

Is nuclear energy a good solution for our country’s energy
needs?