write, and proofread a 5-paragraph essay with a title on one of the three topics below. Read the topics carefully to make sure you know what they are asking you to do.
Argue one of the following questions.
- Should testing be done on animals?
- Should teachers in public schools be armed with guns?
Note: If your position is that they do, under what circumstances? Should any limitations exist? Be sure to acknowledge opposing views.
3. At the beginning of the 14th century, it was a sin to believe that witches could fly. By the end of the century, it was a sin to believe witches couldn’t fly. Little over a century ago, slavery was popular in the American South. A hundred years from now, how will people look back at 2020 with amazement that we were so backward in our thinking? Explain.
You will be assessed by how you’ve addressed the topic as it’s written and developed a logical thesis, giving it sufficient detail – in well-formed sentences and paragraphs. You will also be graded on how well you’ve adhered to conventions of grammar, punctuation, and mechanics.