The school principal is proposing to establish a smoking area on campus for students who smoke. In an argumentative essay, take a stand either for or against this proposal. Completed essays will be forwarded to the principal for his consideration. Be certain to state your position clearly after providing appropriate background information. Provide good reasons or support for your position, using convincing details. Finally, include a conclusion that states the significance of the topic for the whole campus.
On Campus Smoking
|1.||The fact that more students than ever before are smoking on campus has caused a lot of discussion among students and teachers. Our school newspaper, The Scroll, even ran a series of articles about it. On the one hand, smoking is illegal for anyone under 18, so students who smoke, and teachers who let them, are breaking the law. On the other hand, by the time a person reaches high school he/she is old enough to make some decisions on his own, so restricting smoking may be a limitation on his/her rights.|
|2.||Now the district is toying with the idea of setting up a special area for smokers. The aim is to clear out the restrooms, which would reduce the|