– Argumentative/Persuasive Essay
– Banned topics: Religion, euthanasia (mercy killing/assisted suicide), death penalty, drug testing on
animals, homelessness, porn on the internet, hiring quotas, global warming, poverty, abortion, legalizing
drugs, birth control for teenagers, prayer in schools, gun control, cloning, changing the drinking age, dress
codes, school uniforms, smoking in public places, changing the speed limit, curfews for teenagers, singleparent adoption, legalizing prostitution, censoring music/videos, gay/lesbian adoptions, women in the Army,
random drug testing in the workplace, breastfeeding vs. formula, Ritalin use in children, corporal
– Required to have two sources
– MLA citation, must be written in third person
– Outline must proceed the essay draft, and final essay.
– paraphrases, summaries, and direct quotes are not included in your word count
– Format 1 inch margins all around, 1/2 inch header with last name/page number on all pages,
Time New Roman 12 point font, double spaces.