Due M, 8/17, 10a
NOTE: Please finish this assignment before 10a on Monday, so we can discuss at our final Zoom meeting. Remember: revised versions of Essay 1 and your Essay 2 outline will be due in your final portfolio on Tuesday, along with: your five article summaries, 2 revised OpenLab assignments (including your midterm), and your Final Exam (to be given out on Monday).
Essay 1 Revisions: Read the feedback you received on your Essay 1 and begin revising it. Re-read your entire essay at least twice—once after reading the feedback and once after adding, re-organizing, and otherwise changing your material.
—Read the last two Essay 2 articles—on protests during the pandemic—to get ideas for your essay:
9. Dan Diamond, “Suddenly, Public Health Officials Say Social Justice Matters More Than Social Distance”
10. Chelsea Janes. “Protests probably didn’t lead to coronavirus spikes, but it’s hard to know for sure”
–Summarize 1 of these texts and save it as a Google Doc in your Google Drive portfolio.
Brainstorm and outline for your Essay 2. Share your essay outline as a comment below; please include the following items in your outline
Essay 2 Outline
–Title/Author of an Article on this Topic you will summarize (can be one of the above readings):
–Your thesis (on whether and how protests should be happening during the Covid pandemic—and your reasons why
–Reason 1 supporting your thesis (topic of body paragraph 1)
–Reason 2 supporting your thesis (topic of body paragraph 2)
–1 related story you can tell that will support your thesis (3-4 notes on the key events and characters of this story will be fine for now)
–1 quotation from the article you’ve chosen that you want to discuss
–1 counter-argument (a perspective that disagrees with your thesis/opinion)
–1 point you will make to refute the counter-argument (why you think the counter-argument is wrong)