Grete Pasch and Kent Norsworthy, Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World.Languages (Greenwood, 2001). Any one of the 40 statements below may be either defended or attacked in an argumentative essay or speech.
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All students should wear uniforms. Cigarettes should be more expensive. Smokers should pay a health tax. Child support dodgers should go to jail. Students should be allowed to pray in school. It's important to grow things in a garden. Violent video games are dangerous/harmless. Lyrics in a song can impact our lives. Traveling and studying abroad is positive. Journal writing is therapeutic. Celebrities should have more privacy rights. Boxing should have tighter rules. We need better sex education in schools. School tests are not effective. We should all give back to our communities. Students should be allowed to leave school property for lunch. Music lyrics promote violence. We can change the world. Skateboard helmets should be mandatory. Cars should come with breathalyzers. Kids under 15 shouldn't have Facebook pages. For this reason, you may want to consider a few topics before settling on the one that allows you to be more descriptive and entertaining. Another important factor when picking a persuasive speech topic is to choose a topic that can provoke your audience a little. Athletes should stay loyal to teams. We should reform our prisons. Juvenile offenders should/should not go to boot camps. Abraham Lincoln was the best president. Abraham Lincoln gets too much credit.