Evelopmental Differences Between Adopted and Non-Adopted Adolescents

Prompt
-Identify two major perspectives on your chosen topic. Review the two major perspectives, then provide your reaction (e.g., choose one side, synthesize the two, or propose a third alternative).
Research Paper Proposal

Topic: Do adopted teens fare the same or worse than their non-adopted siblings and peers.

Really Rough Outline:

Intro: Discus existing controversy around the development of adopted and biological children (1 page)

Level 1: Main Section 1: Adopted children fare worse than their counterparts (2 pages)

Key points in development (Level 2): Academics, health, identity issues, family and school relationships, dating and romantic relationships

Level 1: Main Section 2: No difference between adopted and biological children (2 pages)

Key points in development (Level 2): Academics, health, identity issues, family and school relationships, dating and romantic relationships

Level 1: Main Paragraph 3:Alternative views ai??i?? adopted teens fare better than their counterparts
Set up sub-sections to highlight key advantages that adopted teens have over their non-adopted siblings peers
(1-2 pages)

Attached is a sample paper, to give you an idea of how the paper should read and what it should look like.