Owlcation

Owlcation

Rebuttal Essay Topics























MORE






Sign In Join


42
  • Owlcation »
  • Academia »
  • Essays

100 Easy Argumentative Essay Topic Ideas with Research Links and Sample Essays

Updated on November 28, 2017

VirginiaLynne profile image
Virginia Kearney

more

Virginia has been a university English instructor for over 20 years. She specializes in helping people write essays faster and easier.

Choosing an Easy Topic

Need a great argument topic? Below I give over 100 ideas. You’ll write faster and easier if you pick a topic based on:

  • Knowledge: Picking a topic you already know a lot about can make research faster and easier.
  • Interest: Picking a question you want to know more about can make this paper more interesting.
  • Available Sources: I give links to many sources. Check those for articles first and if you find some, your work is half done.

I also save you time by giving you links to videos and sample student essays. Check out my guides for writing papers too. Good luck! If you get a good grade, be sure to come back and tell me!

What You’ll Find in this Article:

1. Instructions for how to (and how not to) pick a topic.

2. Lists of topic ideas (in the categories of food and health, obesity and dieting, recycling and the environment, families and relationships, and science and technology, with videos and many links to research and student essay examples.

3. Step-by-step instructions for how to write your essay.

How to Pick a Good Topic

  1. Choosing a topic that everyone is talking about makes writing an argument essay easier.
  2. Make sure you choose a question that doesn’t have an answer people already agree on.
  3. Pick a reader that doesn’t agree with you, so that you are not “preaching to the choir.”
  4. It also helps if the topic is something everyone has an opinion about: this will make it easier to get examples to back up your essay, either from articles or from people you interview.
  5. Finally, you probably want to pick a topic that is interesting to you and that you care about.

What Topics Not to Pick:

Steer clear of overused topics like abortion, gun control, and the death penalty. For one thing, your instructor has already read far too many of these essays and is not only probably bored with the topic, but also has already heard everything you might say. Moreover, although those may seem like easy topics, they really aren’t, because most people are set in their ways about these issues and it is hard to think of an argument that might change their minds.

Sample Student Essays

  1. Is Deforestation Worth it? Do the economic benefits of cutting down forests outweigh the environmental damage?
  2. What is Love? What kind of love leads to a lasting relationship?
  3. Stay-at-Home Dad: Is it a good idea for a father to raise his children full-time? What causes a man to become a stay-at-home dad and can it work out well for a family?
  4. Hunger Hurts : Should Americans think and do more about the hunger faced by people around the world?

Obesity, Dieting and Food

Why are Americans rapidly becoming more obese?

  1. Why are Americans rapidly becoming more obese?
  2. What can be done to help children maintain a healthy weight?
  3. How can people lose weight and keep it off?
  4. Is weight gain caused by genetics, environment, or some other factor?
  5. How do naturally thin people stay that way?
  6. What is the relationship between food, exercise, and weight?
  7. Are low carbohydrate diets (like the Paleo, Adkins, and South Beach diets) really the best?
  8. Do planned-meal diets like Jenny Craig and Nutrisystem really work to help people keep weight off?
  9. Why are Weight Watchers and other calorie-counting diets often considered the best by doctors?
  10. Is controlling weight really a matter of “calories in, calories out?”
  11. What is the best diet for a young adult?
  12. Can vegetarian diets be healthy?
  13. Why are so many people now choosing to go on gluten-free diets?
  14. Is sugar really bad for you?
  15. Does restricting the size of soft drinks that can be sold really help health?
  16. Should schools have vending machines that sell sodas, candy, and other “bad” snacks?
  17. What can schools do to promote better health in students?
  18. Does intermittent fasting really help you to be more fit?
  19. How can morbidly obese people lose weight safely?
  20. Is the T.V. show The Biggest Loser helpful in motivating people to be healthy? Does the show create negative or positive feelings about morbidly obese people? Does it exploit the contestants?
  21. What causes anorexia? How can it be prevented? How can you help an anorexic friend? Why are more young men becoming anorexic?
  22. What is morbid obesity? How does morbid obesity affect a person’s health?
  23. What should we do about the cost of healthcare for overweight people? Should there be a greater insurance premium for people who are obese?
  24. Is surgery a good method for people to lose weight?
  25. Are sugar substitutes helpful for dieting?
  26. Is fat really bad for you? Is a low fat diet the best?

Research Articles on Obesity and Dieting

Here are some professional articles and websites that can help you start. Many of these articles contain links to other sources also.

  • “Long Term Weight Loss Maintenance,” by Rena R. Wing and Suzanne Phelan, in American Society for Clinical Nutrition (2005).
  • The National Weight Control Registry . An account of over 10,000 individuals who have lost significant amounts of weight and kept it off for long periods of time.
  • Overweight and Obesity . U.S. government reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Diet Topic Articles from Psychology Today.

Cure for Obesity?

Recycling and the Environment

Environmental essay idea: How dangerous is pollution to our health? Do masks and filters really help?
Environmental essay idea: How dangerous is pollution to our health? Do masks and filters really help? | Source
  1. What can we do to help people around the world have clean water to drink?
  2. Is hunting good or bad for the environment?
  3. Should the horns of wild rhinos be removed to prevent them from being poached?
  4. Can we protect wild areas and animals by promoting eco-tourism?
  5. Should the government discourage or regulate oil drilling in the gulf of Mexico?
  6. What are the dangers of fracking?
  7. Does recycling really make a difference?
  8. Should all states adopt a deposit on soft drink bottles and cans in order to promote recycling?
  9. Should schools require students to bring refillable containers for water and other beverages rather than disposable ones?
  10. Should supermarkets charge for plastic bags in order to encourage the use of reusable bags?
  11. Should your city (or campus) do more to encourage recycling?
  12. What causes people to litter? What could motivate people to clean up after themselves?
  13. What causes earthquakes? What can we do to reduce death or damage from earthquakes? Or how can we better predict them?
  14. Does being a vegetarian or vegan help the environment?
  15. Can using LED lights make a difference?
  16. How can composting help save the environment?
  17. What is hazardous household waste and why is it important not to throw it in the regular trash?
  18. What is deforestation? How does it happen? Can it be stopped?
  19. What is fracking? Is fracking worth the risks? Does fracking hurt drinking water?
  20. What is a carbon footprint? How can we change our carbon footprint?
  21. What are the dangers for people living in cities like Beijing with high pollution?
  22. Is nuclear energy really safe?
  23. What should be done with nuclear waste?
  24. What is the best way to handle our trash? Are landfills a good idea?
  25. Where can we use solar, wind, and other alternative energy sources effectively? What is the best way to encourage alternative energy use? (Government regulations? Incentives? Helping companies that produce these products? Advertising?)

Environment Research Links

  • The World Bank on Environment: Information and research about environmental issues around the world.
  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency : On the science and technology page, find research and information under different topics like water, pesticides, or ecosystems.
  • Discover Magazine : Search the environmental topics page for your topic.
  • U.S. Government Recycling and Conservation : Statistics and information.

Families and Relationships

 Are family vacations important for families? How important are fathers in the emotional development of children?
Are family vacations important for families? How important are fathers in the emotional development of children? | Source
  1. Should mothers stay home with their children?
  2. Do long distance relationships work?
  3. How can divorce be prevented?
  4. Is divorce something that kids can recover from?
  5. Are teenage marriages a good idea?
  6. Should teenagers that get pregnant keep their children?
  7. How can you get out of “the friend zone”?
  8. How can you know you are in an abusive relationship? Why do people stay in abusive relationships?
  9. What are the effects of domestic violence on children?
  10. Who should do the chores in a family?
  11. What are helicopter parents and how do they help or harm their children?
  12. Is it good to be an only child?
  13. Is doing sports together a good thing for families?
  14. How have video games impacted family life?
  15. Why do some people treat their pets as family members? Is this a good or bad thing?
  16. How important are grandparents to children today?
  17. How does interracial adoption affect a family?
  18. Are large families better for children?
  19. How does birth order affect children?
  20. Do older people make better parents?
  21. Have cell phones and social media made families closer or not?
  22. How should (or shouldn’t) you use social media in a dating relationship?
  23. How long should people date before they become engaged?
  24. What makes people have a happy, long-lasting marriage?
  25. Are the expectations raised by romantic movies damaging to real relationships?

Are Beauty Pageants Good for Kids?

Family and Relationship Research

“The Impact of Divorce on Young Children and Adolescents” by Carl Pickhardt in Psychology Today, 2011.

“Mothers Who are Jealous of Their Daughters” by Karyl McBride in Psychology Today, October 21, 2013.

“Long Distance Relationship Benefits Include Greater Intimacy, Study Says ” by Catherine Pearson in Huffington Post, July 18, 2013.

” 7 Research-Based Principles for Making Marriage Work” by Margarita Tartakovsky.

Technology

Argument ideas about cell phones: Will phones and tablets replace paper? Should cities invest in universal WiFi? Should schools allow cell phone use in class?
Argument ideas about cell phones: Will phones and tablets replace paper? Should cities invest in universal WiFi? Should schools allow cell phone use in class? | Source
  1. What is nanotechnology and how has it already changed our lives?
  2. How will nanotechnology affect dentistry or medicine?
  3. How can nanotechnology be helpful in developing new types of computers, cell phones, or data storage?
  4. Does using cell phones make people more or less connected?
  5. Do cell phones cause a cancer risk?
  6. What should the laws be concerning the use of cell phones while driving?
  7. Have social media and texting hurt or improved the lives of teenagers?
  8. Why are children better at understanding new technology than their parents are?
  9. Do violent video games cause people to act out violently?
  10. Should schools use video games as a teaching tool?
  11. Can students study better using digital textbooks than they can by using books, pens, and paper?
  12. Will paper and books become obsolete?
  13. What is the difference between reading on a screen and reading a book?
  14. Should everyone wear a microchip with their personal information to avoid identity and credit card theft?
  15. Should parents be able to choose the genetics of their children?
  16. Are smart watches going to replace cell phones?
  17. What is the next big leap in technology?
  18. Which is better, the PC or the Mac?
  19. If we can help people live longer through technology, should we? Is there a balance between quantity and quality of life?
  20. How can 3-D printers be used effectively?

Science and Technology Research

SciTech Daily : Science and new technology news and research reports.

CNN Technology News : Updates of the latest trends.

MIT Technology Review : Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s website for explaining new technologies.

9 Gadgets (and Other Tech) to Be Excited About in 2015 by Darren Orf at Gizmodo: January 18, 2015.

Aging and Retirement

  1. With people living longer, should the retirement age be increased? If so, what should be the age when people get benefits?
  2. What is the best way to plan for retirement?
  3. Is long-term health care insurance a good thing to purchase?
  4. Are retirement communities a good choice for older people?
  5. How important is it to retire near family?
  6. Should older relatives expect to be cared for in their own homes or in the homes of another family member?
  7. Is a nursing home ever the best option?
  8. How much money do people need to save for retirement?
  9. Is the average lifespan going to continue to increase?
  10. Can we grow older without getting sicker?
  11. Is aging a disease ?
  12. Will mushrooms help people fight aging?
  13. Can aging be reversed, or even cured in your lifetime?
  14. Falls are among the leading causes of injury and death for older people. What can be done to prevent falls?
  15. What causes some people to be able to live to be over 100?

Fast Paper Writing Instructions

If you want to write a quick and easy argument paper, follow these simple steps:

  1. Pick a topic question from the lists above.
  2. Decide your answer to the question (this is your beginning thesis).
  3. Write down everything you know about the topic.
  4. Talk to your friends or family to find out what they know, have heard, or have read recently about the topic (have them give you the source if they know it).
  5. Look at some of the research articles or web sites about that topic.
  6. Look back at your question and refine your answer. After gathering information, you may want to change it.
  7. Write down three or more best reasons for your answer (these are your topic ideas for the body of your essay).
  8. Using those reasons, look at the articles you’ve read or the ideas you’ve already written down for some evidence to support those reasons (this is the backup evidence for each topic sentence).
  9. Write your outline, then follow it to write your paper.

For more detailed essay instructions, see How to Write an Argument Essay, Step-by-Step .

Do You Need Research? A Poll.

Do you have to do research for your paper?

Questions & Answers

  • I need to write a Toulmin strategy argument paper about abuse. Do you have any quick and easy ideas?

    1. What causes people to…
    Helpful
  • I need to write a persuasive argument. Do you have any quick and easy ideas?

    If you can’t find a topic in this list, you might want to see 100 Easy Persuasive Essay Topics with Tips to Write a Paper Fast: http://hubpages.com/academia/100-Easy-Persuasive-E…

    Here are some of the easiest topics for most students:

    Is video gaming good or bad?

    Why you should not procrastinate.

    Does media violence create real violence?

    How important is a college degree?

    Helpful 1
  • What is a good Rogerian argument regarding ALS disease?

    A Rogerian argument is a…
    Helpful 1
  • What are five good topics that can be argued from several sides?

    You bring up a good point that there are many topic questions which don’t have only two answers or just two ways that people think about the issue. Here are some of the best topics to produce a compelling discussion from a variety of perspectives:

    “What is the best way to choose a marriage partner?”

    “What is the best diet for losing weight?”

    “What makes someone “beautiful?”

    “What is the best way to solve the problem of….(homelessness, racism, poverty or any other social issue)?”

    “What is the best way to study to get top grades?”

    Helpful 2
  • Can you suggest a good editorial topic on micro-chipping that is easy to write about?

    Here is a couple to consider:

    Should microchipping be required for all pets?

    How helpful is microchipping?

    How important is microchipping?

    Should microchips be used in humans for identity or credit cards?

    What are the uses of microchips in humans?

    Should companies microchip their employees?

    Helpful
show more
  • Can you give me ideas for a conversational topic that is in the “yes” or “no” format?

    Many of the argumentative topics in this list could be formed in a conversational way if you start them with the phrase “Are you for or against” or “Do you…or not?” Here are some ideas:

    Are you for or against divorce for any reason?

    Do you believe in God or not?

    Would you or would you not be willing to adopt a child that needed a home?

    Helpful
  • I need to find a trending topic for a research paper about Ghana. Do you have any suggestions?

    Here are some possible topics, many of which could apply to other nations if you substituted a different country name:

    How is the popularity of fast food chains like KFC in Ghana changing the health of the nation?

    What is the best way for the government of Ghana to provide health care to rural areas?

    How can Ghana fight corruption?

    How have artists from Ghana sought to influence their culture?

    Helpful
  • I need to find a devastating event that happened in America that can be argued for an essay assignment. Any suggestions?

    There are lots of good possibilities for this assignment if you think about arguing whether this changed the way Americans viewed something, or whether the event was good or bad for Americans, or whether Americans had the right response. Choosing to argue from an unusual side can sometimes make a more interesting paper. Here are some possibilities:

    How did the Civil War change the American ideas of democracy?

    Was the Great Depression good for America?

    Helpful
  • I need to find an argumentative topic on student issues. Can you help me?

    Here are some excellent essay ideas for student issues:

    1. Should schools do more to prevent cheating? Or should students do more to stop cheating?

    2. How much studying do you really need to do in school? Do some students study too much?

    3. What is the most effective way to have a good social group in school?

    4. Does social media use hurt student’s social lives? What should the individual student do to have a healthier and happier social life in school?

    5. What makes an excellent teacher? How can teachers do a better job (choose one or more) at teaching the information clearly, motivating students, making their subject interesting, or meeting students needs?

    6. What makes someone popular? Are popular students meaner than other students, or are they nicer?

    7. How important is it to be involved in extracurricular activities?

    8. Are school sports good for students or do they take too much time and effort away from doing well in school? Should student-athletes have special privileges?

    9. Should schools spend more time and money to develop their fine arts programs?

    10. What is the best extra-curricular program to be involved in at your school?

    Helpful
  • I need a research topic on marriage. Do you have any suggestions?

    Sure! I have 15 marriage research topics along with writing tips in my article: https://letterpile.com/writing/100-Easy-Persuasive…

    Helpful
  • Where can I find inspiration for writing an argumentative essay?

    There are many ways to get inspiration to write your essay. Here are my suggestions:

    1. Write it out: get out a sheet of paper or computer document and write everything you know about that topic. Don’t worry about grammar or even writing full sentences. Just get the ideas out.

    2. Talk it out: take out your phone, and record yourself talking out your ideas.

    3. Get help from a friend: If you feel stuck talking or writing on your own, then get a friend and have them ask you questions about your topic. You could also interview someone else about your topic, or even talk to a bunch of people to see what they think.

    4. Post it on social media. Post your topic idea on social media and see what everyone else has to say about it. Maybe other people have ideas of movies, news events or articles you can read.

    5. Google it: look for your topic on Google. Read as much as you can to find out more. Look for some good evidence you can include in your paper as you read or watch videos on the topic.

    Helpful
  • I want to write an essay on addiction and what causes addiction. Do you have any good websites with information like that?

    Addiction is an easy topic to research although it is a hard issue to solve. I have a number of mental health topic questions along with research links in my article: http://hubpages.com/humanities/Easy-Essay-Topics-i…

    Helpful
  • How can I best create an effective inquiry project?

    While you should always talk with your instructor and listen carefully to any instructions, I think what you are referring to as an “inquiry project” is basically an argumentative research essay which starts with a question. The best way to create an effective inquiry is to:

    1. Choose a question that really interests you.

    2. Research to find out the different views people have on that question.

    3. Get accurate statistics and data that explain the current situation and any proposed solutions or ideas that have already been tried to solve the problem (explain the cause, define the situation, etc.).

    4. Organize and write your essay using my guidelines: https://owlcation.com/academia/How-to-Write-an-Arg…

    Helpful
  • What are some animal argument essay topics?

    Here are some easy animal topics:

    1. Should pit bulls and other dogs considered more prone to aggression be banned from apartment buildings?

    2. When is it best to euthanize a sick or elderly pet?

    3. How can a city move to be a “no kill” zone for pets brought to shelters?

    4. Should domestic food animals like dairy cows, cattle and chickens be raised in pens or allowed to roam free?

    5. Should cats be kept indoors?

    6. Is it ethical to de-claw a pet cat?

    7. How important is it for children to be exposed to farm life and farm animals through field trips or 4-H clubs?

    8. Is hunting a good way to conserve the environment?

    9. What are the best pets besides dogs and cats?

    10. Should people keep exotic pets?

    Helpful
  • What are the most interesting psychological topics?

    For 100 essay ideas on mental health and psychology check out my article:

    http://hubpages.com/humanities/Easy-Essay-Topics-i… The article gives not only topic ideas, but also links to good essays and research articles you can use to help you write your paper.

    Helpful
  • Can you help me find research facts proving alcoholism is a disease for an argumentative essay?

    A good way to look for statistics and facts that are easy to find is to search on Google Scholar, or to use a regular Google search but put “government” into your search. Make sure you look up a government website, which will provide authoritative sources. I searched “government alcohol facts,” and came up with both a Centers of Disease Control Fact Sheet and also a National Institute of Health Alcohol Facts and Statistics website. What is great about these websites is that if you look at the bottom of the article, they usually have links to the original papers. Those papers are excellent sources for your research, and can often give you plenty of information for your paper. Ask your instructor to see if they will also accept the government websites as research sources. A final way to get sources is to look for a medical or non-profit organization that researches that topic.

    Helpful

Related

  • Easy Argumentative Essay Topics for College Students

    Essays

    Easy Argumentative Essay Topics for College Students

    by Virginia Kearney5

  • 100 Expository Essay Topic Ideas, Writing Tips, and Sample Essays

    Essays

    100 Expository Essay Topic Ideas, Writing Tips, and Sample Essays

    by Virginia Kearney23

  • 100 Great Psychology Research Paper Topics

    Writing Tutorials

    100 Great Psychology Research Paper Topics

    by Virginia Kearney4

Popular

  • Easy Words to Use as Sentence Starters to Write Better Essays

    Essays

    Easy Words to Use as Sentence Starters to Write Better Essays

    by Virginia Kearney185

  • How to Write a Summary, Analysis, and Response Essay Paper With Examples

    Essays

    How to Write a Summary, Analysis, and Response Essay Paper With Examples

    by Virginia Kearney67

  • How to Write an Argument Essay Step by Step

    Essays

    How to Write an Argument Essay Step by Step

    by Virginia Kearney29

Comments


  • profile image

    I like DDLC and Monika is my Waifu 

    6 months ago

    I like this

  • profile image

    aidan 

    7 months ago

    can you add topics about pitching

  • VirginiaLynne profile imageAUTHOR

    Virginia Kearney 

    9 months ago from United States

    Hi Ryan–I’ll add some! Good idea! My students are mostly between 18-22, but many students writing argument essays are older.

  • profile image

    Ryan 

    9 months ago

    I love your articles, they are really helpful to me.

    Virginia, Could you help me think of an argumentative topic about retirement age? I do not know how to write about it!

    THANK YOU

  • profile image

    bill 

    10 months ago

    wow thanks virginia, this really helped me out!!!!

  • VirginiaLynne profile imageAUTHOR

    Virginia Kearney 

    10 months ago from United States

    Hi Stephen-I have several articles that tell you all of the steps you need to know for writing your argument paper. Just look at my profile or look at the articles linked to the side.

  • profile image

    Stephen 

    10 months ago

    Ammmm can u tell me how or what to do after I chose a topic like getting info.

  • profile image

    I LOVE RESEARCH 

    10 months ago

    wow, quite impressive. keep up the good work!! :)))))))))))

  • profile image

    marisol 

    10 months ago

    this really helped me

  • profile image

    aziza 

    10 months ago

    I would like to thank you so so much for these great topics.

  • profile image

    Shaleeta 

    12 months ago

    This is a great resource. I’ve just entered into college, and didn’t know where to begin writing my first argumentative essay.

    Thanks so much – voted up 🙂

  • profile image

    Kennedy 

    12 months ago

    Do you know or have you written of anything to do with the argumentative essay of "should smoking be banned" because I have to do essays with research and I need some reliable sites

  • VirginiaLynne profile imageAUTHOR

    Virginia Kearney 

    12 months ago from United States

    Hi Aashi! I’m glad that younger students are finding my work too. Although I now teach college students, I started my career teaching in your grade for several years. I will have to put together some topics for primary grade students. Until then, you might want to look at my High School Topics, which have many ideas which are good for your age too.

  • profile image

    Aashi 

    12 months ago

    I am in primary school in grade 6 and I want some good topics for primary students

  • profile image

    Badass 

    14 months ago

    Good job making this page

  • profile image

    Thea 

    14 months ago

    I don’t know what to do at first. I was clueless and was browsing for answers but none of them made sense except for this. Thank you very much!

  • profile image

    love 

    15 months ago

    I think the ideas are wonderful and are very helpful!

  • profile image

    Beth 

    15 months ago

    I am a Junior in high school and I have to write an argumentative paper. Your insight on how to do so has been extremely helpful. I wanted to thank you for your intelligence on how to write an argumentative paper.

  • profile image

    Ocean 

    16 months ago

    Thanks! This website was very useful for picking out a topic for my essay. Again, thank you for helping me out!

  • profile image

    King of Stuff 

    19 months ago

    I find this website very interesting and helpful. Thank you for making it! Your tips on writing essays is really helping me out.

    Thanks!

  • profile image

    Mr. fluffypants 

    19 months ago

    I love this article. You have helped me with my school essay. Thank you!

  • profile image

    letter pile 

    19 months ago

    I LOVE this website!!!! Thank you so much for writing it! It has helped me so much!

  • VirginiaLynne profile imageAUTHOR

    Virginia Kearney 

    20 months ago from United States

    Hi Nataly! You are welcome to shift the focus of the questions to whether governments should take action. My questions and topic ideas are just a starting point. I teach my students that there are a variety of ways to solve problems and one of those is by having governments or larger groups take action. However, I want my students to focus more on how they and their audience can personally take responsibility and action, so often my questions are more locally written. In my class, I focus on having my students address a very particular audience in their persuasive essays because effective arguments come from really thinking carefully about the viewpoint of the other person and developing points that would persuade that person. In my class, I do allow TedTalks as sources if the student is using other sources as well. However, I don’t think all professors do accept that type of source. Most people who do TedTalks have written out their arguments in papers or books, so I’d suggest you research to see if there is an online paper you can cite as well.

  • profile image

    Nataly 

    20 months ago

    Hello, Virginia!

    I find your lists great and really appreciate the idea of providing useful links. Still, I would rather shift the focus of some questions so that they ask students to think more globally, from the point of view of the state and the society. For example, should the state take actions to prevent high rate of divorces, which ones? Are people in developed states responsible for providing water and food to the starving people around the globe?, etc. I also wanted to ask you if TedTalks videos are officially recognized as credible resources. Have you ever heard of any cases when professors forbid to use it? Thank you for a good work!

  • profile image

    Hulya Gulyurt 

    20 months ago

    This helped me so much with my homework, thank you!

  • profile image

    Abdul 

    21 months ago

    Great Efforts …Well done

  • profile image

    kk 

    21 months ago

    i am a kid

  • profile image

    vashan 

    23 months ago

    should guns be allowed on school campus

  • VirginiaLynne profile imageAUTHOR

    Virginia Kearney 

    2 years ago from United States

    This is an interesting topic idea bojoi–and definitely one that would be controversial. I’d love to hear how you would develop your thesis.

  • profile image

    preetyradd 

    2 years ago

    i think this is cool i got a good grade on my essay thanks

  • profile image

    Kanwal asif 

    2 years ago

    Thank u so much God bless u

  • VirginiaLynne profile imageAUTHOR

    Virginia Kearney 

    2 years ago from United States

    Glad this will help you three keys!

  • threekeys profile image

    Threekeys 

    2 years ago from Australia

    Hi Virginia

    Im about to try out your suggestions in this great article. Im excited to see what the outcome will be in how I take a more pointed or comprehensive approach in a "written debate" so to speak. Thanks so much!

  • profile image

    djazira k 

    3 years ago

    Thank you it is really helpful.

  • profile image

    kamila 

    3 years ago

    Thank you so much for the topics

  • Trisha Roberts profile image

    Trisha Roberts 

    4 years ago from Rensselaer, New York

    Love the great ideas! Absolutely love the list you shared with us. Thank you so much for this Article!

  • Vvitta profile image

    Kalai 

    4 years ago from Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

    Sometimes i find that the most easy or obvious topic the hardest to argue about. The less the words the greater the headache. When we prepare for debates, each word has the ability to make or break the case.

  • Rae Saylor profile image

    Rae Saylor 

    4 years ago from Australia

    What an interesting range of ideas and tips! Massive thanks for writing this, pal! Voted up 🙂

  • Eiddwen profile image

    Eiddwen 

    4 years ago from Wales

    A great hub Victoria ;thanks for sharing and I vote up.

    Eddy.

  • teaches12345 profile image

    Dianna Mendez 

    4 years ago

    This is very useful to those who must teach essay writing (and to those who must write them). I know I will be using this next time I teach English Comp. Voted up++

  • ExpectGreatThings profile image

    ExpectGreatThings 

    4 years ago from Illinois

    Wow! This is a very impressive list and great instructions. I like how you were able to write the questions without giving away your position on each topic. – Ginger

  • Ericdierker profile image

    Eric Dierker 

    4 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

    Very interesting. Fun ideas and great food for thought.

  • About Us
  • Editorial Policy
  • Copyright
  • Terms of Use
  • Privacy Policy

Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.

working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, owlcation.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

 Necessary
 Features
 Marketing
 Statistics
Approve All & Submit
Approve Checked Only

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://owlcation.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details

Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. ( Privacy Policy )
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. ( Privacy Policy )
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. ( Privacy Policy )
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. ( Privacy Policy )
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. ( Privacy Policy )
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. ( Privacy Policy )
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. ( Privacy Policy )
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. ( Privacy Policy )
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. ( Privacy Policy )
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. ( Privacy Policy )
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. ( Privacy Policy )
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. ( Privacy Policy )
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. ( Privacy Policy )
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. ( Privacy Policy )
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. ( Privacy Policy )
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. ( Privacy Policy )
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. ( Privacy Policy )
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. ( Privacy Policy )
SovrnThis is an ad network. ( Privacy Policy )
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. ( Privacy Policy )
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. ( Privacy Policy )
AppNexusThis is an ad network. ( Privacy Policy )
OpenxThis is an ad network. ( Privacy Policy )
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. ( Privacy Policy )
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. ( Privacy Policy )
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. ( Privacy Policy )
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. ( Privacy Policy )
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. ( Privacy Policy )
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products ( Privacy Policy )