Monthly archives of “September 2016

Unit 2 – Assignment 4

Assignment #4 Carefully read paragraphs 5 and 6 from “On Morality” by Joan Didion. Then explain how Didion crafts her text to convey her attitude toward her subject. Due Date: Wednesday, October 5. Minimum 1 page, typed in MLA Format….

Unit 2 – Assignment 3

Assignment #3 Now that you have read various articles on the upcoming presidential election and the candidates running for the highest office in the land, it’s time to consider the issues. Write an op-ed that makes a case for what…

Unit 2 – Assignment 2

Assignment #2 Read Winston Churchill’s first speech to the House of Commons as Prime Minister of Britain in May 1940. Describe the tone of the speech by using two adjectives or an adjective and an adverb; then explain why you…

Unit 2 – Assignment 1

Assignment #1 Read the speech, and think about the rhetorical strategies and style choices that help Queen Elizabeth convey her message. Think also about the persona she creates for herself and how that helps her achieve her purpose. Due Date:…

Unit 1 – Assignment 9

Assignment #9 After reading Frederick Douglass’s essay “Learning to Read and Write,” your group will present a thorough response to one of the questions below: Due Date: Monday, September 19. Maximum 5-minute presentation.