Social Realism

Part I: Describe the qualities of life in America that TWO of our authors this week were criticizing. Do these criticisms seem valid to make of today's America?

Part II:  Try a gendered/ feminist reading of 2 readings not mentioned in your Part 1 response. Describe what the writers seem to be saying about masculinity and/or femininity. Are these stereotypes/expectations still present in contemporary life?

Fact Sheet & Reflection Essay

Now, though, for Project 3, you may choose your own role: will you be a government office? Will you be a non-profit organization? Will you be a public institution like a library or a museum? Will you be an office, like the campus Health Center? Will you be a different magazine? Will you have a private office, like a doctor or dentist or psychologist? Will you give a talk at a library? Will you own shop? Choose a role that suits the information you’ve gathered for Project 2 (Attached below)and use that information to make a fact sheet for your new role. 

American Literature essay

Your essays should be in MLA Style and approximately 950-1,200 words, not including the Work(s) Cited page. Include two separate direct quotes or lines from your literary selection in order to better illustrate and support your argument, along with citations and a list of works cited. As with most academic writing, this essay should be written in third person. Please avoid both first person (I, we, our, etc.) and second person (you, your). 

For your final essay, you should choose one of the following options:

A discussion board for Lydie Breeze Trilogy - Part I: Cold Harbor

Please use this forum to post your response and three replies to other students' responses to the show.

Remember - this is not a review! Discuss your response to the production's costumes, set, lights, sound, cast (actors), and the performance venue itself. What worked? Why? What didn't work? What would you have done differently if you were the director or designer?

Data Use, Collection, and Application

 Elementary English language arts teachers constantly collect data on literacy-related tasks to track and analyze student progress and teacher efficacy.  The purpose of this assignment is to collect data during your field experience and use it to select appropriate research-based methods and strategies for teaching English language arts.  In this assignment, you will use the “Data Use, Collection, and Application” worksheet to conduct a needs assessment with one student from the class. Use the data collected to select appropriate, research-based