Homework Due Wed. Sept. 22nd

  • Read “Learning to Read” by Malcolm X and respond to the questions below. PLEASE try to reply to AT LEAST ONE classmate in the comments! 
    • What did you think of this text? Explain! 
    • What is it mostly about? Write a 2-4 sentence summary. Be specific. Refer to the text itself. Use quotes even! 
    • What is the genre of the text? What is the tone?
    • What motivated Malcolm X to learn to read?
    • Why do you think Malcolm X wrote this article? Who do you think is his intended audience?
    • How is Malcolm X’s literacy narrative similar to or different from those of Tan and Vargas?
  • ***Draft of Project 1 Due Mon. Sept. 27th***