1. Read "A Different Mirror" by Ronald Takaki for discussion.
2. Please bring in an artifact or document from your past or your family's past to share in a brief 1-2 minute oral report. (See the half sheet distributed in class.)
3. The Proposal for the Inquiry Project (your second major paper) will be assigned.
4. Graded work will be returned.
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1. Annotations are due at class time. You will share one of your Annotations with the class in a brief oral roundtable discussion. (Re-read the Annotations assignment sheet reviewed in class for instructions.)
2. We will look at definitions of Artifacts and Documents as they relate to research of historical events. (No advance preparation on your part is necessary for this.)
1. Continue browsing the websites and library indexes shown in class and provided to you on handouts for possible Inquiry Project ideas. Use these handouts to also help you find two articles for the Annotations assignment due on Thursday, Feb. 28.
2. Read Bruce Watson's "Navajo Code Talkers" for class and a possible open-book quiz worth 30 points on this reading.
3. I will hold extra office hours on Tuesday, 2/26, from 2:30-3:30 in 311 Nolte.
Please read the two essays on Pocahontas: "The Pocahontas Myth" by Chief Crazy Horse and "Disney's 'Politically Correct' Pocahontas" by Jacquelyn Kilpatrick.
We will discuss ideas for the Inquiry Project; the Annotations assignment will be distributed and reviewed.
Graded analyses and reflective essays will be returned.
Please read "A Soldier's Story" pages 24-25 and "The Triangle Fire" pages 35-41 for class discussion and writing. Graded analyses will be returned on Thursday, Feb. 21.
Hi, folks. Place the following items in a folder to turn in: the discussion question handout for the two readings on Japanese internment camps (Jan. 29); the first draft, both copies, read by two classmates on Feb. 5; the typed comments by two classmates on Feb. 5; the second draft brought to the writing conference, both copies; and the Final paper with an attached Work Cited page.
Bring your course packet, too, for an in-class reflective essay worth 25 points. No advance preparation or reading is necessary.
Bring TWO copies of your second draft of the critical analysis for us to read and discuss during your mandatory writing conference. Use the comments from your classmates to help you revise.
Please read the class email I sent you that contains the conference schedule (e.g., your day, date and time) for your specific class.