Point/Counterpoint Assignment

For the prompt that you choose, write a one page, single-spaced essay in which you argue on behalf of the point thesis statement. For the same prompt, also write a one page, single-spaced essay in which you argue on behalf of the counterpoint thesis
statement. Your essays should include sound logic, well organized arguments, and supporting evidence.
Prompt: Affirmative Action: Should colleges/universities be allowed to give extra
consideration to people from underrepresented minorities?
a. Point: Yes, colleges/universities should be allowed to give extra
consideration to underrepresented minorities
b. Counterpoint: No, this is unfair to white students

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