Explores pros and cons of several issues related to bullying including; whether the internet is to blame, if schools are doing enough to prevent it, and punishments associated with bullying. Text contains critical thinking components in regards to social issues and history. Describes common argumentative techniques such as; the bandwagon technique, scapegoating, and bias. Includes bibliographic notes, timeline, glossary, index, additional resources and step-by-step instructions for writing an opinion-based essay. Aligns with Common Core Language Arts Anchor Standards for Reading Informational Text and Speaking and Listening. Correlations available on publisher's website.