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Option 1 - Science-related article

 

Article: Don't Have the Wool Pulled Over Your Eyes

Source: Huffington Post

 

This article argues that animal testing is necessary in order to improve life for humans. 

 

Reading Task: Read Don't Have the Wool Pulled Over Your Eyes.

 

Writing Task: The last paragraph of the article offers up this challenge: So you decide. Does this brief overview support the idea that use of animals in research is bad? Would we be better off had the use of all animals been banned in research? 

Write a two-paragraph blog post that presents your thoughts on the matter.

  • Use at least two quotations from the article to support your ideas.
  • Use the author's name in your post.
  • Include the name of the article (with a hyperlink to the article itself) early in your first paragraph.

 

Option 2- Social media article

 

Article: Instagram Says it Now Has the Right to Sell Your Photos

Source: CNET

 

This article discusses Instagram's soon-to-be-in-effect terms of service, which allow for Instagram to sell user photos without compensating the photographers for their work.

 

Reading task: Read Instagram Says it Now Has the Right to Sell Your Photos

 

Writing task: How do you feel about Instagram's new terms of service? Would you continue to use their site even if you know they could possibly sell your images without asking or paying you? 

Write a two-paragraph blog post that presents your thoughts on the matter.

  • Use at least two quotations from the article to support your ideas.
  • Use the author's name in your post.
  • Include the name of the article (with a hyperlink to the article itself) early in your first paragraph.

 

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