Writing about food can be a great way to make children take ownership over their work and find excitement in the task of writing. This lesson gives you some prompts to get your students writing.
A number of these topics are rather controversial—that's the point. In an argumentative essay, opinions matter and controversy is based on opinions, which are, hopefully, backed up by facts. If these topics are a little too controversial or you don't find the right one for you, try browsing through persuasive essay and speech topics as well.