Allowable sources: any source where the writer or speaker is knowledgeable and reasonably discusses the issue. Make sure to write “proponents claim” or similar phrases in front of the points you make or information you give.
Task: Give the best one or two arguments for one side of the debate:
In the beginning of the post, restate the question you are taking up, state the argument on one side and explain and analyze what you think is/are the best one or two arguments for that side. Make it clear that this is what you think is the best one or two arguments that other people are making on one side and do not give your opinion on the whole issue yet. (See the file “Suggestions for writing post six and seven” on Ilearn under week 11)
Your main point will be: The best argument or two on one side—who is arguing what compelling argument on side A