First, watch the video of Martin Luther King’s “How Long? Not Long!” speech (not “I have a dream”). Then you will read the speech, and in the chart below, identify and explain how and why the characteristics are used
After reading and pondering on the letters from Baldwin and Davis, choose one of the letters and prepare to break down the argument. Your main points should relate to the claims made in the letter. Consider two or three claims for an essay of this size and choose based on ones you have a strong opinion
Read the full article and write a short summary of the article 1-2 paragraphs addressing all of the below, but please note this should be in paragraph format: a. What was the topic of the study? (1 sentence) b. What methods did they use? (1-2 sentences) c. What are the article’s major conclusions/findings, in your own words (2-5 sentences)
Watch the movie, The Great Debaters and answer the following questions. Please submit your responses to Blackboard (Submissions) by the end of Unit 9 (Sun 3/7). This exercise will be graded as “complete/incomplete.” There is no min or max wordcount limit
For Essay #1, please write a summary and analysis of any of the articles from Ch. 14 assigned by your instructor. Your audience is educated peers who have read the article, and are wondering what you think about it.
Point out the similarities or differences between your two choices. How do they compare with one another? Do you favor one over the other? What do these two video choices reveal about your personal tastes in Cool Jazz and West Coast Jazz?
The purpose of this handout is to help you draft the final essay in the course: A Classical Argument. This worksheet focuses on the first three sections of the essay. You may fill in the blanks. Remember the following: Audience Peers with an opposite or indifferent viewpoint than yours
Please provide your reaction to the video (Guessing Sexual Orientation of Strangers)https://youtu.be/x8a2XUB19jA and the Heterosexual Privilege Checklist by writing a 250-500 word reflection. Please use the questions below to guide your reflection process and add whatever you would like in response to the activities. How did you do on the Heterosexual Privilege Checklist?
As explained in the Unit 4 Submission instructions, an argumentative essay takes a position on a debatable, controversial topic and provides evidence to support the position.In Unit 4 you submitted your prewriting and preliminary research on the topic you picked. This week, you will submit a complete draft of your argumentative essay.
Evaluate the following statement: “Actions are morally good only if they are done because of a good will.” Explain what Kant means by a “good will.” Do you agree with this statement? Why or why not? You should use examples from class, the readings, the world, or your own life to support your explanation