In the worksheet, present your position and arguments for the debate topic, counterarguments to your position and arguments, and rebuttals to those counterarguments. The worksheet will finish with a conclusion on the strength of your position. Before submitting the assignment, be sure to review the assignment scoring guide to ensure that you meet all criteria, including the following:
At least three well-developed arguments.
Evidence to support your arguments (i.e., data and research), including how the evidence supports the arguments.
Counterarguments to your points.
Rebuttals to the counterarguments that oppose your arguments.
Evidence to support your rebuttals (i.e., data and research), including how the evidence supports the rebuttals.
A conclusion that asserts why your position is strong.
In-text citations and references for all sources of information.
Issue: Is affirmative action an effective way to reverse racial inequality?