Learning Goal: I’m working on a english discussion question and need a sample draft to help me learn.

Your Tasks

Task 1- Original Post

Please do the following in your original post:

  1. Pick one food additive.
  2. Discuss the purpose of this food additive. (3 points)
  3. Are there any benefits to using this food additive? If so, what are they. (3 points)
  4. What are the drawbacks, if any, to using this additive? Are there replacements that the food industry could be using instead? (3 points)
  5. Generally speaking, do you believe that food additives are more helpful or more harmful, and why? (6 points)
  6. The post must be at least 250 words. (2 points)
  7. Include at least 1 outside reference, cited in APA format. This reference needs to be cited both in-text and at the end of the post in a reference list. (3 points)

Task 2- Peer Response

  1. Respond to at least 2 classmate’s posts. (10 points)

Grading and Submission

Your initial post and 2 peer response posts are due on Sunday, May 21st by 11:59 PM. Please write your post in the text box (in other words, do not post an outside document). This assignment is worth a total of 30 points, and will be graded based on the overall quality of work. The point system is outlined above and you will be graded based on the attached discussion rubric.