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First-Year Writing Resources 

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Beasley, Lisa. “What is Code Switching?” Victory Gardens Theater. Youtube, uploaded Jan. 2020, www.youtube.com/watch?v=4iRln2sRt9g&feature=emb_title.

Bruni, Frank. “The End of College as We Knew It?” The New York Times, The New York Times, 4 June 2020, www.nytimes.com/2020/06/04/opinion/sunday/coronavirus-college-humanities.html

“Citation and Formatting Guides.” City Tech Library,  libguides.citytech.cuny.edu/citations/MLA.

Correal, Annie. “Love and Black Lives, in Pictures Found on a Brooklyn Street.” The New York Times, 27 Jan 2017, www.nytimes.com/2017/01/27/nyregion/love-and-black-lives-in-pictures-found-on-a-brooklyn-street.html.

Doerries, Bryan, director. Antigone in Ferguson. By Theater of War. PBS, 2019, www.pbs.org/video/house-seats-antigone-in-ferguson-vzpdg7/.

Double-Entry Reading Journals – TIP Sheet.” Butte College, www.butte.edu/departments/cas/tipsheets/readingstrategies/double_entry.html. 

Douglass, Frederick. “What to the Negro Is the Fourth of July?” 5 Jul. 1852, Rochester, NY. The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, 2013.

“Guide to Developing a Research Question.” City Tech Library, libguides.citytech.cuny.edu/intro/research-question.

Hall, Carrie. “Discourse Communities.” www.canva.com/design/DADv5Oo5wJs/22ViscV52Ynnj6VOk6SmTQ/view?utm_content=DADv5Oo5wJs&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link&utm_source=publishsharelink#1.

Harrison, Chelsea. “College Students & Social Media.” Stylus, vol. 9, no.1, 2018, writingandrhetoric.cah.ucf.edu/wpcontent/uploads/sites/17/2019/10/Stylus_9_1_Harrison.pdf.

Holly, Amy. “ENG121: Strategies for Composing Multimodal Texts.” Youtube, uploaded by Amy Holly, 2 Dec 2014, www.youtube.com/watch?v=dELZ75bH2dk&feature=youtu.be.

“How to Write An OP-ED or Column.” Harvard Kennedy School Communications Program, projects.iq.harvard.edu/files/hks-communications program/files/new_seglin_how_to_write_an_oped_1_25_17_7.pdf. 

John McWhorter, “Yes, the Great Books Make Us Better People.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 17 December 2021, https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/17/opinion/great-books-socrates.html?searchResultPosition=1.

“Multimodal Texts.” Youtube, uploaded by Miss Alexis’ Classroom, 13 Oct 2014, www.youtube.com/watch?v=se3G8LV40gg&feature=youtu.be.

“Op-Ed Writing: Tips and Tricks.” The OpEd Project, wwwetheopedproject.org/oped-basics#structure.

Padilla, Ricky. “Ethos, Pathos, & Logos.” YouTube, uploaded by tamuwritingcenter, 12 Jun 2020, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUpiy67_nt4.

Purdue Writing Lab. “Purdue OWL // Purdue Writing Lab.” Purdue Writing Lab, owl.purdue.edu/owl/purdue_owl.html.

Sophocles, Antigone Wycoff, Elizabeth. Aspen Institute. https://www.aspeninstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/files/content/docs/SOPHOCLES_ANTIGONE_(AS08).PDF.

Swales, John M. “Reflections On The Concept Of Discourse Community.” La Revue du GERAS ASP, vol. 69, 2016, pp. 7-19, https://doi.org/10.4000/asp.4774.

Tan, Amy. “Mother Tongue.” Weekly Reader Corporation, https://english.washington.edu/sites/english/files/documents/ewp/teaching_resources/amy_tan_s_mother_tongue.pdf.

“VIDEO: Frederick Douglass’ Descendants Deliver His ‘Fourth of July’ Speech.” NPR, NPR, 3 July 2020, www.npr.org/2020/07/03/884832594/video-frederick-douglass-descendants-read-his-fourth-of-july-speech.

Washoe School District. “The Quote Sandwich.” Washoe School District, www.washoeschools.net/cms/lib/NV01912265/Centricity/Domain/253/Social%20Studies/The%20Quote%20Sandwich.pdf.

“‘What To The Slave Is The Fourth of July?’: Descendants Read Frederick Douglass’s Speech.” Youtube, uploaded by NPR, 3 Jul. 2020, www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=NBe5qbnkqoM&feature=emb_title.

Wollstonecraft, Mary. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects. 1792. Edited by Jonathan Bennett, 2017, https://www.earlymoderntexts.com/assets/pdfs/wollstonecraft1792.pdf.

Wu, Nicholas. “‘I Am Someone’s Daughter Too.’ Read Rep. Ocasio-Cortez’s Full Speech Responding to Rep. Ted Yoho.” USA Today, Gannett Satellite Information Network, 24 July 2020, www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2020/07/24/aoc-response-ted-yoho-read-text-rep-ocasio-cortezs-speech/5500633002/.





















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