The reading responses include discussion questions that help you with close reading and analysis. You should post your response by 9:00 p.m. the day before we will discuss the reading you are responding to. Your response should be at least 150 words long and will be assessed based on whether or not you are doing these responses. You will be excused for a maximum of two of these responses without grade penalty.
Click on the link for the exercise (most recent on top), where you will find the assignment and can comment.
Revised Essay 1 or Essay 2: due by 11:59 p.m. Thursday, May 16th
- Final Draft Essay 3 and Final Portfolio: due by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, May 21st
- First Draft Essay 3: due at the beginning of class Tuesday, May 5th
- Annotated Bibliography: due by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, April 30th
- Reading Response 3.5: due by 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 17th
- Reading Response 3.4: due by 11:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 10th
- Reading Response 3.3: due by 9:00 p.m. Monday, April 8th
- Annotated Bibliography Entry: due by 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 3rd
- Reading Response 3.2: due by 9:00 p.m. Monday, April 1st
- Reading Response 3.1: due by 9:00 p.m. Monday, March 25th
- Final Draft Essay 2: due by 11:59 p.m. Thursday, March 28th
- First Draft Essay 2: due at the beginning of class Tuesday, March 19th
- Response 2.4: due by 9:00 p.m. Monday, March 11th
- Response 2.3: due by 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 6th
- Response 2.2: due by 9:00 p.m. Monday, March 4th
- Response 2.1: due by 8:00 a.m. Thursday, February 28th
- Final Draft Essay 1: due Tuesday, February 26th at 11:59 p.m. (also bring a printout to class on February 26th)
- Class Writing for February 14th: due Monday, February 18th at 9:00 p.m. and printout at the beginning of class on Tuesday, February 19th
- First Draft Essay 1: due at the beginning of class Tuesday, February 19th
- Response 1.3: due by Wednesday, February 6th at 9:00 p.m.
- Response 1.2: due by Monday, February 4 at 9:00 p.m.
- Response 1.1: due Wednesday, January 30 at 9:00 p.m.
Image: Slavery Through Reconstruction (1934), Aspects of Negro Life Series by Aaron Douglas (1899-1979)