1.3.9 - Write an op-ed piece that takes a side on a specific controversy concerning morality and science Your piece will make at least one

1.3.9 - Write an op-ed piece that takes a side on a...

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Write an op-ed piece that takes a side on a specific controversy concerning morality and science. Your piece will make at least one reference to Frankenstein as a way of framing your issue, and you should provide common sense examples and personal anecdotes in support of your position. This writing assignment will focus on the following skills: ° Taking a clear stance on a controversial topic ° Following the conventions for a particular kind of writing ° Creating an objective tone and writing in an appropriate style Write the definition of the following word. If you come across a word you don't know, write it in a blank space below. Try to figure out what the word means by looking at its context. Then use your dictionary or the Internet to look up the correct definition for the word. Word Definition author's purpose 1. State the specific scientific controversy you will write about. In addition, jot down some notes about your position. Remember, it's O.K. if your topic shifts a bit as you work on your assignment. The novel creates the questioning of where the fine line lies: what we can do and what we should do. This is a common controversy that has been debated amongst scientists over time.

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