Learning Module 6

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Here is the before “”The Challenge”
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a disease that causes nerve damage, crippling both the brain and spinal cord and rendering a person with ALS paralyzed before eventually dying. The chart below summarizes the specific symptoms of this disease. Right now, there is no cure in sight, and many organizations/charities have been created to collect donations to research a cure for the disease.

Here is the after:
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a disease that causes nerve damage, crippling both the brain and spinal cord and rendering a person with ALS paralyzed before eventually dying. The chart below summarizes the specific symptoms of this disease. There is no known cure, and many organizations and charities have been created to collect donations to research a cure for the disease.

Here is the before “Summary of the Context”
The ALS Association is an organization committed to finding a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The ice bucket challenge was not originally created for the ALS Association, but was adopted by the organization to help find a cure for ALS. Originally, the ice bucket challenge was a tradition used by football teams. A football player could donate money to a charity, or have a bucket of ice water dumped on his head.

Here is the after:
The ALS Association is an organization committed to finding a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The ice bucket challenge was not originally created for the ALS Association, but the organization adopted the challenge as a means to help find a cure for ALS. Originally, the ice bucket challenge was a tradition football teams used to raise money for charity. A football player could donate money to a charity, or have a bucket of ice water dumped on his head.

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