In 175-200 words –
- Briefly define what is meant by a “narrative” as defined by our reading this week.
- Identify a group of people about whom a limiting narrative or “single story” is told by (believed by) our culture.
- For example, those with disabilities, veterans, migrants, women, men, LGBTQ+ individuals, those who espouse gun control or freedom or who share particular views of the environment, Democrats, Republicans, millennials, Muslims, those who wear a hijab, or those with drug addictions, cognitive difference, mental illness or those who are homeless.
- Explain a “single story” or false narrative we tell/believe about this group.
- Explain how we should re-think our narrative about this group. What should we know?
- Explain what interests you about this group and why you might like to research more about this for Essay Two.
- Identify two techniques you learned this week or want to work on related to embedding quoted, paraphrased, or summarized source text into your essays.
- Explain these techniques.
- Share your method for insuring you’re able to accurately demonstrate these skills in your essays.
- Identify two ideas from each of the following that demonstrate what you’ve learned from them, appreciated, or have questions about:
- They Say/I Say, Introduction
- They Say/I Say, Chapter One