1. Medical researchers, cosmetic companies, and others often perform
experiments on animals. Many people feel that experimentation on
animals is wrong and should be stopped immediately because
animals do feel pain, and there are other alternatives. How do you
feel? State your position and explain your reasons.
2. Many parents give children a weekly or monthly allowance
regardless of their behavior because they believe an allowance
teaches children to be financially responsible. Other parents
only give children an allowance as a reward for completing
chores or when they have behaved properly. Explain what you
think parents should do and why.
3. We all have favorite activities that we enjoy. Write 2 paragraphs
convincing readers to try the activity that you enjoy most.
4. Research shows that the average American watches as much as six
hours of television each day. Do you think this is too much? How much do you watch?