Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Persuasive Essay Prompt Ideas

Hi class! 

If you're still brainstorming ideas for your persuasive essay, have a look at some of the prompts below to see if they are of any interest to you:

-Should students have to wear uniforms? 
-Should college athletes be paid for playing? 
- Should college be free?
-Should all American citizens have to complete a year of community service? 
-Should students be required to take a foreign language course? 
-Should the voting age be lowered?
-Should the driving age be raised?
- Should students’ textbooks be replaced by notebook computers? 
-Should girls be allowed to play on boy’s sports teams? 
- Should teens be able to buy violent video games? 
- Should boys and girls be in separate classes? 
-Should people who download music and movies illegally be punished? 
-Should school athletes have to be on the honor roll to play in games? 
- Should cities offer free public Wi-Fi? 
-Should the government place a tax on junk food and fatty snacks? 
-Should people be allowed to keep exotic animals like chimpanzees or tigers? 
-Should people have to get a license to become parents? 
-Should there be tougher federal restrictions for content on the Internet? 
-Should people be allowed to curse on daytime television? 
- Should students who commit cyberbullying be suspended from school? 
-Should the death penalty be used to punish violent criminals? 
-Should schools start later in the morning? 
- Should teens over 13 years be allowed into R rated movies? 
-Should scientists be allowed to test products intended for human use on animals? 
-Should unhealthy fast food products be sold with a warning label? 
-Should students or teachers receive money for scoring well on standardized tests? 
-Should the state execute dogs that have bitten someone? 

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