close reading point counterpoint

Select an issue that interests you that is rooted in an ideological argument. Abortion Debates issue attached

  • Read both sides of the argument carefully and take notes on the strengths and weaknesses you observe.
  • Write a short response (3-4 paragraphs) that summarizes both sides of the issue and applies the four tests described in this lesson and in the textbook (readings attached). Which side comes out with the strongest argument and why? You will have to use clear evidence from the text to support your reading. Make sure to include the ideologies behind each argument.