Free Writes

For Solution Proposal

March 21

  • What solution to your crisis can you propose? How will your solution address specific elements or causes of the crisis?
  • How is your solution particularly practical, logical, manageable, ethical, humane, or economical?
  • What else has been tried or proposed? Why is your solution the solution your audience should embrace?

For Arguing Cause

February 19

  • What are the most direct causes of the exigence about which you are writing?
  • What economic or business conditions may play a role in this exigence?
  • What societal attitudes, fears, or values may have initiated it or indirectly supported it?

For Annotated Bibliographies

January 27

Do you read food labels? If so, why? If not, why not? What information do you think should be included on food labels in the United States?

January 29

After reading the NY Times article, What information should be included on food labels? Who should decide what is included on food labels? Did reading the article change your mind, or make you think about food labeling in a different way?

January 31

After reading the three articles about the pink slime debate, where do you fall on this issue? Should it be labeled differently? Which argument(s) did you find most compelling? Why? What preconceptions (baggage) did you bring with you to this debate that might be influencing your position?

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