Task: The purpose of this essay is for you to research two sides of a controversial issue from the course and use your findings to synthesize your own position. Follow the instructions closely and be sure to use your textbook and two outside sources.
Late work policy: Late papers will not be accepted
Length and formatting: Your paper should be 3-5 double-spaced, typewritten pages with one inch margins
Essay instructions begin as follow:
Essay Instructions: As part of the skill of writing to learn, students will critically analyze an issue using available research before synthesizing that information to form a personal position. Throughout the course, we have discussed a number of controversial issues in Marriages and Families, few issues have been clear-cut and one-sided. This essay provides students the opportunity to learn more about an area of interest and fuses both research and opinion.
Step 1: Select one of the following issues discussed in the course:
Cohabitating before marriage
Abstinence Only Education
Adoption by homosexual couples
Gender expression in schools