Associate Program Material Appendix D Selecting a Topic and Brainstorming Worksheet Complete the following and post as an attachment. |What two objects, people, subjects, or concepts are you going to |Well I decided to compare and contrast fast food and home cooked | |compare and/or contrast? |food. Only because I love to eat. | |What are the similarities between the two objects, people, |Both have good food. | |subjects, or concepts? List as many similarities that you can |They can make you fat. | |think of. |They have a lot of calories. | |Can be cooked in cooking oil. | | |They can be grilled. | | |You could eat them at home. | |What are the differences between the two objects, people, |Home cooked food is convenient when you’re at home. | |subjects, or concepts? List as many differences that you can |Fast food is convenient when you don’t have a lot of time. | |think of. Home cooked food can be healthier | | |Fast food can cause more health problems | | |Home cooked food cost less | | |Fast food is very expensive | | |Home cooked food you eat when it’s done | | |Fast food waits under a light until you order | |Are you going to focus on similarities, differences, or both? |I am going to focus on the similarities and differences. I feel | |Explain your rationale. |like my audience would interest in both sides.
So they can come | | |to a well thought out conclusion on which is better. | |What do you want your readers to learn and understand after |Well I want my readers to learn and understand there are | |reading your essay? What is the purpose of your essay? |healthier ways to eat. The purpose of my essay is to reach those | | |people who eat fast food every day and think there are no side | | |effects. | |What 3 parallel points of comparison and/or contrast will you |Food preparation | |address in your essay?
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For example, if you were going to compare |Consumers | |and contrast two teachers, your parallel points might be |Health concerns | |teacher’s homework policy, teacher’s classroom conduct policy, | | |and teacher’s demeanor. | | |Explain why this is an appropriate and workable topic selection |I feel this is an appropriate and workable topic selection for | |for the final assignment. |the final assignment. There are a lot of important things people | | |need to know about the dangers of fast food. Also there is plenty| | |of facts that I can bring up in my essay. |