Work in American History Essay


What Are We Doing Today?

  • Discuss the Work in American History Essay assignment
    • Group/Class Discussions
  • Topics for Essay
  • Friday's Class
  • Homework

Friday's Class

Since there is no class on Friday, we will have an online assignment.

  • Submit your Online Exhibit draft of at least 250 words by 11:59PM on Friday.
  • By 11:59 PM on Sunday, respond to at least 2 other students by replying to the BB thread. Please DO NOT reply to a student who already has two peer review responses. Address the following:
    • What is the time period and location of the work in South Texas?
    • What is the job title? What information is given about the job?
    • How long was the interviewee at this job?
    • What is the daily functions of the job? How is it situated in South Texas?
  • If you are late posting your draft or responses, you will be counted absent for Friday.

Work in American History Essay Workshop

First Part...

To access Dr. Brown's assignment instructions, click here.

Take about 5-7 mins to read over the assignment description.

  • In groups of 4, create at least two questions/concerns about the Work in American History essay.
    • Post these questions in the Blackboard discussion forum: WAH Questions

We will discuss these as a class.

Second Part...

Go to Blackboard discussion forum: WAH Topic Brainstorm

  • Based on what you are working on for the Online Exhibit, come up with topic(s) for the Work in American History essay.
    • What is the rhetorical situation?
      • Writer?
      • Audience?
      • Purpose?

Homework

Work on the Online Exhibit draft. and prepare for Friday's assignment.

Friday's Class

Since there is no class on Friday, we will have an online assignment.

  • Submit your Online Exhibit draft of at least 250 words by 11:59PM on Friday.
  • By 11:59 PM on Sunday, respond to at least 2 other students by replying to the BB thread. Please DO NOT reply to a student who already has two peer review responses.Address the following:
    • What is the time period and location of the work in South Texas?
    • What is the job title? What information is given about the job?
    • How long was the interviewee at this job?
    • What is the daily functions of the job? How is it situated in South Texas?
  • If you are late posting your draft or responses, you will be counted absent for Friday.