Academic Standard

Propose solutions to critical problems and evaluate the impact of their proposed solutions by integrating multiple sources of information from diverse formats and media into a formal presentation that includes a short research paper.
Initiative: 
Tennessee State Standards
Set: 
Social Studies (2014-2019)
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
CI.31
Grade range: 
No grade range

<p>Topics to consider may include:</p>
<ul><li>Compare and contrast views on choice (abortion) for women.</li>
<li>Examine the role that diversity plays in college admission policies.</li>
<li>Define affirmative action and its justification.</li>
<li>Explain the controversy regarding the use of cell phones while driving.</li>
<li>Examine censorship.</li>
<li>Analyze the debate over the legalization of gay marriage.</li>
<li>Analyze the issue of gun ownership and control in the United States.</li>
<li>Assess the effectiveness of the death penalty.</li>
<li>Examine the pros and cons of the legalization of drug sales.</li>
<li>Describe euthanasia and doctors' intervention at the end of life.</li>
<li>Examine the impact of global warming.</li></ul>

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