II. Sites with Topic Ideas

A. ProCon.org: Facts, news, and thousands of diverse opinions on controversial issues in a pro-con format.

B. US News & World Report: Debate Club: Pro/Con arguments on current issues.

C. 401 Prompts for Argumentative Writing, New York Times: Great questions to consider for argumentative essays.

D. Room For Debate, New York Times: This website explores close to 1,500 news events and timely issues. Knowledgeable outside contributors provide subject background and readers may contribute their own views.

E. Writing Prompts, New York Times: New York Times opinion articles are geared toward students and allow comments.