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ESL 51: Composition III - Documented Argument Essay (AL): Pro/Con

Topic Ideas

Write Down...

As you find resources related to your topic, write down key words and ideas, including:

Synonyms and related terms

Reasons supporting your argument

Names of organizations

These are your KEYWORDS; you will likely continue to find more keywords as you do your research.  You will use these terms when you search for magazine and newspaper articles and websites.

Tips for Using Opposing Viewpoints

In Opposing Viewponts:

1. Type in your topic or "Browse Issues." 
2. Look for "Viewpoints" related to your topic.

These "Viewpoints" can give you ideas for how to frame your argument.