APPENDIX A: ESSAY ASSIGNMENT SEQUENCE

Fall:

  1. Argument of Definition Euthyphro
  2. Counterargument Dialogue Concerning Natural Religion
  3. Rhetorical Analysis Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  4. Image/Narrative Analysis Rebecca
Winter:
  1. Textual Analysis The Odyssey
  2. Textual Explication The Tempest
  3. Application Essay Heart of Darkness and Second Class Citizen
Spring
  1. Evaluation: Documents about Christopher Columbus
  2. Causal Analysis: Spanish Conquest of Latin America
  3. Documentary Research Assignment: British Colonization of North America
DISCOVERY TASK SEQUENCE

FALL:

1. GATHERING BACKGROUND INFORMATION (Euthyphro / Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion) / Pragmatism)

2. FINDING BOOKS USING ANTPAC (Civilization and Its Discontents / Rebecca)

WINTER:

1.USING PERIODICAL INDEXES TO FIND INFORMATION ABOUT JOURNAL ARTICLES (Journey to the West)

2. USING ELECTRONIC JOURNALS TO FIND INFORMATION ON A TOPIC (Heart of Darkness) SPRING:

1. ANALYZING AND EVALUATING SOURCES (on Aztecs and other Mesoamerican Cultures)


2. UNDERSTANDING CALL NUMBERS AND SUBJECT HEADINGS (on British Colonization of North America)