Table of Contents
I. ENGAGING WITH ARGUMENT FOR READING AND WRITING.
2. Developing Your Personal Argument Style.
3. A Process for Reading Argument.
4. A Process for Writing Argument.
II. UNDERSTANDING THE NATURE OF ARGUMENT FOR READING AND WRITING.
6. Types of Claims.
7. Types of Proof.
III. WRITING A RESEARCH PAPER THAT PRESENTS AN ARGUMENT.
9. The Research Paper: Invention and Research.
10. The Research Paper: Organizing, Writing, and Revising.
IV. FURTHER APPLICATIONS: ROGERIAN ARGUMENT; ARGUMENT AND LITERATURE.
12. Argument and Literature.
I. Issues Concerning Families.1. How Do Men's and Women's Ideas about Themselves Influence the Roles They Play in Their Families?
2. What Are Some Variations on the Traditional Family? How Effective Are These Variations?
II. Issues in Education.1. What Should Schools Teach?
2. What Can Be Done to Improve Schools?
3. What Are Some of the Problems with Grading/Evaluating Learning?
III. Issues Concerning Crime and the Treatment of Criminals.1. How Should We Treat Convicted Criminals?
2. What Should Be Done with Young Offenders?
3. Do Violent Video Games and Books Cause Young People to Commit Crime?
IV. Issues Concerning Computers.1. How Are Computers Changing the Culture?
2. How Are Computers Changing Their Users?
3. How Are Computers Changing Education?
V. Issues Concerning Race and Culture in America.1. How Do Race and Culture Contribute to an Individual's Sense of Identity?
2. How Close Has America Come to Achieving Racial Equality?
VI. Issues Concerning Genetic Engineering.1. To What Extent Should Genetic Engineering Be Applied to Agriculture?
2. To What Extent Should Genetic Engineering Be Applied to Animals?
3. To What Extent Should Genetic Engineering Be Applied to Humans?
VII. Issues Concerning Responsibility.1. Who Should Be Responsible for the Children?
2. Who Should Be Responsible for the Poor?