GOAL: Using a recent, popular-press article, you will explore two sides of a natural resource conservation issue by assessing and analyzing the viewpoints presented.

OBJECTIVES:
1. Select and receive approval of a single, popular-press article discussing a natural resource conservation issue with TWO viewpoints.
a. The article must be from a credible newspaper, weekly magazine or journal (print or online) and must be from 2018 or later
b. Twitter feeds, blogs, general websites, articles from trade associations, articles from think tanks, etc. are NOT allowed.
c. Make sure the article adequately presents both sides of the issue.

POSSIBLE OPTION – KEYSTONE PIPELINE?
ARTICLE WILL NEED TO BE PREAPPROVED PRIOR TO PAPER BEING WRITTEN

FORMAT FOR PAPER: Write a 2-4 page paper that:

Summarizes the news or research article (~0.5 page)
Describes each side of the issue (~0.5 page per each side)
Describes your opinion of the article itself (example – Do you think the author was fair in his/her coverage of the topic?) (~0.5 page)
Provides your viewpoint of the issue in the article and a possible solution (~0.5 page)
The article should be cited in the paper, and its reference included at the end of the paper
Paper must be typed with 11-point Times New Roman font, 1.15 default spacing, 1” margins throughout (default setting).
Title/cover page: (centered on line and page):

WRITERS CHOICE