Resource: Debate Paper Outline
Write a 1,750- to 2,100-word debate paper in which
you create a debate of a current event or other controversial topic and provide
an analysis of arguments presented for both sides. Complete the following
sections in the paper:
Introduction: Introduce the
issue that is the subject of the debate.
o Include a minimum of two but no more than four arguments for the pro and
con sides of the debate.
o Evaluate any potential ethical, moral, or legal issues.
o Identify what you determined is the more persuasive argument.
o Reflect on the arguments presented and reveal your consensus.
o Base the conclusion solely on the pro and con arguments.
o Include a rebuttal of weaker arguments.
o Explain why the selected arguments were more persuasive.
Cite at least three sources.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
(Debate is) Weight loss surgery is it the easy way out?