Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut proposes an alternate future that is disturbing. However, it also provides a way to discuss public policies and students' opinions about those policies. This download asks students to respond to 15 scenarios related to the story.
While students will often parrot their parents, they will also realize that the answer to each scenario is not as simple as the talk radio personalities like to promote. Here's one: 10. An employer only wants to hire men.
This download includes a link to a Google Doc, so students on classroom computers can work on it together (share the documents once copied). It's also perfectly fine to print it off and hand it out. Great as group work and for use with discussion. Works well for discussing social issues in a social studies class, too.