WritingAcrosstheCurriculumAssignment

Writing Across the Curriculum Assignment  Summer 2018

Due by July 16th via Drop Box by 11:59pm

A three (3) paragraph paper will be required to complete the WAC assignment, breakdown of  paragraphs are as follows:

1. In the first paragraph, summarize one (1) Article from below:

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/182951.php   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3070710/   http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/27/opinion/opinion‐pro‐euthanasia‐philip‐nitschke/

2. In the second  paragraph, compare Dr. Kevorkian to current practices and why you feel times  are different now vs. then:

Dr. Jack Kevorkian (past):  http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/04/us/04kevorkian.html?_r=0   http://www.biography.com/people/jack‐kevorkian‐9364141   http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/kevorkian/

Brittany Maynard (current):  http://time.com/3678199/brittany‐maynard‐death‐with‐dignity‐legislation‐california/   http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/16/brittany‐maynard‐husband‐dan‐diaz‐ promise_n_6875106.html

Gonzalez VS Oregon (current):  http://www.deathwithdignity.org/historyfacts/gonzalesvoregon

Caller & Crossman (current):   http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk‐news/assisted‐suicide‐trial‐woman‐helped‐5640013

3. In the third paragraph give your view on the Death & Dying act and why you feel this way.

Rubric:  Graded Criteria  Points Awarded

No more than 3 spelling errors  2 points  Correct subject/verb agreement  2 points  Correct sentence structure  2 points  Assignment submitted on time  2 points  Paragraphs follow guidelines  2 points

Optional Additional Readings:  Legal & Political Timeline:   http://www.deathwithdignity.org/historyfacts/oregontimeline     Current Laws:   https://public.health.oregon.gov/ProviderPartnerResources/Evaluationresearch/deathwithdignityact/Pa ges/index.aspx   http://www.deathwithdignity.org/acts   http://www.deathwithdignity.org/access‐acts     Death & Dying Act FAQs:  http://www.doh.wa.gov/YouandYourFamily/IllnessandDisease/DeathwithDignityAct/FrequentlyAskedQ uestions