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Week 28: Monday/Tuesday ACT Writing: Intelligent Machines Prompt NAME: Destiny Hurry Read the sample ACT Writing prompt and sample student essay below and highlight anything in the essay that stands out to you as a reason why this student might have earned a high score. In the space below the essay, take notes on at least 4 impressive skills or strategies that the student used that you could incorporate in your ACT Writing essay response and at least 1 thing that you would do differently in your response. Sample Prompt: Intelligent Machines Many of the goods and services we depend on daily are now supplied by intelligent, automated machines rather than human beings. Robots build cars and other goods on assembly lines, where once there were human workers. Many of our phone conversations are now conducted not with people but with sophisticated technologies. We can now buy goods at a variety of stores without the help of a human cashier. Automation is generally seen as a sign of progress, but what is lost when we replace humans with machines? Given the accelerating variety and prevalence of intelligent machines, it is worth examining the implications and meaning of their presence in our lives. Read and carefully consider these perspectives. Each suggests a particular way of thinking about the increasing presence of intelligent machines.

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