Research an issue you feel passionate about.
Find information that supports your opinion regarding the issue.
Also find information about "the other side" of the issue.
Write an argumentative essay about your opinion, including at least one example of the opposition viewpoint.
Helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more. Facilitates exploring issues from all perspectives via the following kinds of resources: i
- Pro/con viewpoint essays
- Topic overviews
- More than 300 primary source documents
- Biographies of social activists and reformers
- Court-case overviews
- Periodical articles
- Statistical tables, charts and graphs
- Images and a link to Google Image Search
- Podcasts, including weekly presidential addresses and premier NPR programs
Access to Opposing Viewpoints in Context is provided by MeL.org - The Michigan eLibrary
When using the Roeper network, clicking on the links above SHOULD send you directly to the resource.
From off campus and/or using another network, use the password provided by a teacher or the librarian.
Contact the librarian is you have difficulty accessing these resources.