Cumulative Project “Traditional or alternative medicine?”

The cumulative project has 4 parts that you have to complete. Read carefully the explanations and instructions and ask everything you want to get a clear understanding on what you have to do.


Explanation

Two groups of students of two members each, will be assigned an illnesses or upheaval. The possibilities will be: “Stress & anxiety”, “Lung cancer”, “Parkinson”, “Depression”, “Snoring”, “ADHD”, and/or “Insomnia”. One group will perform a research about the assigned illness or upheaval from a traditional or alternative medicine point of view respectively.

Part 1.- Research (in groups) (20%):

Use the Internet to answer the following questions. Use word office tools to correct your English. Do not copy-paste

Date: Tuesday June 11th (Uploaded on website)

Part 2.- OPINION PIECE (individual) (20%)

Write down a 200-word (as minimum) opinion piece in which you state your points of view in defense of your topic, after you carried out your research.

1.- Think of the title. It must be clear and at the same time self-explanatory.

2.- Distribute your writing into: Introduction, body and conclusion.

  • Introduction: State your personal opinion in defense of your topic.
  • Body: State the reasons and supporting details of your opinion. In this part you must refer to your research findings, thus it is necessary to use facts.
  • Conclusion: Write a clear concluding paragraph that summarizes your writing.

3.- You can use expressions like: I believe, I think, I strongly affirm, In my opinion, In my view, etc.

4.- Include connectors such as: First or firstly, moreover, furthermore, in addition, besides, in conclusion, however, nevertheless, etc.

5.- You can be ludic, humorous and ironic.

6.- Make sure your reader understands your writing.

7.- Use clear, powerful, direct language.

Date: Thursday June 13th (Uploaded on website and printed)

Part 3.- BROCHURE (20%)

Imagine you and your classmate are the owners of a medical centre which provides either traditional or alternative medicine services. Elaborate a brochure for patients who are suffering from the assigned illness or upheaval.

Date: Start Thursday June 13th– Finish Tuesday June 18th

Part 4.- FORUM (40%)

Be ready to give your opinion and fully explain the reasons for your convictions. You may use this PLANNER to organise your arguments.

Date: June 25th preparation. June 27th deadline.

RUBRICS OF THE PROJECT

RESEARCH (20%)

OPINION PIECE (20%)

BROCHURE (20%)

DISCUSSION FORUM (40%)

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