Chapter 1 Review Questions
1. What did you think of when you encountered the word argument as you began to read
this chapter? What do you think now? (LO1)
The first thing that came to mind is two people engage
ITT Tech Virtual Library Resources
1. Access Opposing Viewpoints in Context from the highlighted resources on the ITT Virtual
Library home page and browse the issues.
a. List three issues covered in opposing
Corporal Punishment: GOOD OR BAD?
The use of corporal
punishment is one of
the most controversial
many individuals look
at the act of spanking
a child and the effects
Chapter 4 Exercises
a. What is the claim? Is it explicitly stated, or did you have to infer it?
The claim is that children do not need to be taught about farm animals and farm life. Was
not stated, had to in
Corporal Punishment Good or Bad?
Since the mid-1950s, parents and public officials have been battling over the topic
concerning corporal punishment. Parents were raised in homes where corporal punishment was
Beltran, M. (2002). Parenting tips: the importance of consistency. Retrieved April 10, 2013 from
Cashmore, J., & de Haas, N. (1995). Legal and social aspects of the physical punishment of
Walsh, Wendy. Spankers and nonspankers: where they get information on spanking.
Family Relations, (2002). 51, 81-88. Retrieved on March 28, 2013 from Proquest:
Corporal punishment is said to be a deliberate pain and suffering infliction that is done on
purpose to change the behavior of the particular person or to punish him. In most countries
counties of the world corporal punishment is banned, but is some parts
Summary of Chapter 3
Perspectives On Argument by Nancy V. Wood
In chapter 3, which is entitled Reading, Thinking, and Writing about Issues, the author
would like the reader to realize that there are a series