Week 8 – 10/11
CONGRATULATIONS!!!! You are completing your first big project for English 1101 this week! Great work! I am so proud of you!!
UNIT 1 PAPER SHOULD BE POSTED TO OpenLab BY THE END OF THE WEEK AND EMAILED TO ME AS WELL, ESPECIALLY IF YOU RUN INTO DIFFICULTIES POSTING!
WE ARE BEGINNING Unit 2: Reflective Annotated Bibliography (Good Trouble)
Readings and Videos for the week:
Willie Perdomo, “Where I’m From” (1996)
John Lewis, CCNY 2019 Commencement Speech
John Lewis, “Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our Nation
”To Discuss and Consider: Defining and distinguishing our own voice; discussion of literary and poetic devices; genre.
Assignments: · Read Perdomo, “Where I’m From” and watch Def Poetry Jam
· Work on your own “Where I’m From” poem and post to OL
· Watch Congressman Lewis’s City College speech and read his editorial. What did you learn? What is your own “good trouble?” Post your thoughts on OpenLab
RESPOND TO ONE OTHER PERSON’S POST and respond when someone comments on your post! (talk to each other!)