2--Read the textbook’s discussion on “Communication as Social Construction” on page 16.
3--Write a page response incorporating what you learned and how you feel about it while correlating specific information from both the podcast and the text.
4--Bring a third source into the argument. This must be a source outside of the podcast and textbook. Use proper APA or MLA formatting and citations.
5--Turned in on Canvas in a text box. Make sure your paragraphs are separated by hard-returning an additional line.
6--Class discussion follows.
If you want to listen to entire hour-long "Colors" episode, from where “Why Isn't the Sky Blue?” is the third segment, click HERE for the link or listen on the embedded link below.
|How Your Professor is Grading The Essay|
|Thesis: What is it you are trying to prove in this essay? This will be included in your introduction paragraph.|
|Podcast and Textbook Evidence: You need three specific examples. One from textbook and one from the radio podcast. A third piece of evidence is from either the textbook or the podcast. Your evidence should be fully explored and discussed with a paragraph for each.|
|Your Evidence: What outside source do you bring to the table to further the support of your thesis? This will be expanded into its own paragraph|
|Critical Analysis: This includes your observations and personal reactions throughout the essay. Do you create meaning and personalize this essay or do you just regurgitate information?|
|Conclusion: Wrap everything nice and tight in your final paragraph. Discuss how you proved your thesis and make reference to your introductory material|
|Grammar and Overall Flow: This is a university-level essay. Your writing will reflect academic standards including spelling, grammar, voice, and citations. You are not texting your buddy; you are writing an essay for your professor.|