Archive for April, 2016

11th Grade Honors Independent Reading & Research Assignment #2

April 13, 2016

Your posting for this grading period must be completed by April 19th at midnight, so that we can use it for a follow-up assignment in class on Wednesday.

Find an article of any length that relates to a topic being studied in class.  Your posting must include:

  • A link to the article
  • An explanation of why you chose this article/ how it relates to what you’re studying in English class at the moment (~50-100 words)
  • A summary of the article (~200-250 words)
  • Your personal thoughts on the article, for example whether you agree or disagree, how interesting it was, or how well it helped you understand a the topic from class. (~200-250 words)
  • This is meant to  be an academic extension of what you do in class, so your source must have some level of professional or academic credibility.  No tabloids, please.
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9th Grade Seminar Independent Reading & Research Assignment #2

April 13, 2016

Your posting for this grading period must be completed by April 17th at midnight, so that we can use it for a follow-up assignment in class that Monday.

Find an article of any length that relates to a topic being studied in class.  Your posting must include:

  • A link to the article
  • An explanation of why you chose this article/ how it relates to what you’re studying in English class at the moment (~50-100 words)
  • A summary of the article (~200-250 words)
  • Your personal thoughts on the article, for example whether you agree or disagree, how interesting it was, or how well it helped you understand a the topic from class. (~200-250 words)
  • This is meant to  be an academic extension of what you do in class, so your source must have some level of professional or academic credibility.  No tabloids, please.

AFTER you have posted the above response, wait until your comment has been approved to do a follow-up assignment: read a posting that someone else has created for this assignment, check their article out, and respond to their posting by addressing their opinion. (~150 words)