On pp. 112-121 of HWW, there are three samples of Informative Articles: “Zombies – A Pop Culture Resource for Public Health Awareness,” “Dental Anxiety in Children and What to Do about It,” and “What Happened in the Newtown School Shooting: There’s No Explaining Such a Horrific Act, but Here’s Important Background Information.” Read all three, and then choose ONE of these three texts to write about.
- Summarize the main points of the article in one clear, cohesive paragraph.
- Respond to the article with your opinion, reactions, ideas—you can respond to the topic and/or to the way the writer writes the text. Write one developed paragraph.