Coffee: Worlds Addiction

How many of you guys drink coffee?
How often?
Could you make it through a day without it?

Addiction is a dangerous behavior disorder and can be underrated when it comes to a healthy lifestyle. Read and interpret what Julia Turan is attempting to inform her audience in ,"Caffeine: the world's addiction".

By Mr. Starkovich
July 20, 2016
10th Grade Science
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Writing Prompt

Billions of people worldwide wake up in the morning to a cup of coffee. Many of these people see it as a routine or necessity for them to be able to function.

In a small group, summarize Julia Turan's main ideas of the world's caffeine addiction in Caffeine: the world's addiction. Describe the key evidence (or details) the author uses to inform his/her readers. Discuss the author's purpose for writing the text and identify the intended audience. Be ready to share your ideas with the rest of the class.

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10th Grade Literacy Standards in Science

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RST2
Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; trace the text’s explanation or depiction of a complex process, phenomenon, or concept; provide an accurate summary of the text.
RST8
Assess the extent to which the reasoning and evidence in a text support the author’s claim or a recommendation for solving a scientific or technical problem.
SL1
Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
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