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Ideas for Writing Assignments

One powerful tool that can be used by any student of any age for virtually any category of education is the ability to write about current issues regarding animal issues.  This can apply to anything involving people, animals, or the environment. Consider one of these topics to be your next source for inspiration, essay topic, or writing assignment subject.  

To be more specific, see the following:

Art

Any medium of art is a wonderful tool to be used to express ones feelings about animal issues. 
The following famous artists have incorporated their art to express animal advocacy issues: 
-Leonardo DaVinci - Well known for animal advocacy (See Quotes)
-Peter Max - Renowned pop artist
-Moby - Musician (Moby also publishes facts about animal issues in his liner notes)
-Dan Piraro - Cartoonist (http://www.bizarro.com/vegan/index.htm)
-Jim Robertson - Wildlife Photographer

Agriculture

You can address important issues regarding agriculture by reflecting on the benefits of fruits and vegetables instead of animal agriculture.  Look into vegan organic produce. If your school has a 4-H-Club, look into the documentary video: The Emotional World of Farm Animals.

Biology

Write about the characteristics we share with animals and reasons why they deserve not to be abused and exploited by humans.  If your class has a Lab Dissection, look into "Educational Alternatives to Dissection".

Business

The basics of business of business: supply and demand.  Consider the flux of greed and speed and it's effect on animals raised for food.  For an entrepreneurial angle, review the rise of vegetarian products in the market. Reference commercial brands that are catering to the growing demand for animal free products (see Vegan Substitutes)