Recall from Week 1 that: In writing, you create thesis sentences. In reading, you pick out the main idea of what you read, which is usually the thesis sentence—or thesis of the writer—in order to understand the focus or main idea. This week, you continue practicing writing thesis sentences and topic outlines.
By Day 7, Locate one additional article related to one of this week’s case study topics, other than the one you used in your Discussion Determine the main idea of the articleComplete the Source Quality Rating Document.Craft a thesis sentence and topic outline that could be written in response to the articleBe sure to provide attribution, using APA formatting, for any sources usedCreate one document that includes:The outline you createdYour completed Source Quality Rating document
Note: To create one document, copy and paste all of the content of one of the documents into the other. Save this as a single file and submit it.ReadingsChicago Tribune. (n.d.-a). In the news: Education issues. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://articles.chicagotribune.com/keyword/education-issues
Choose one article from the suite of readings supporting “Case Study 3: American Education.”Chicago Tribune. (n.d.-b). In the news: Gender roles. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://articles.chicagotribune.com/keyword/gender-roles
Choose one article from the suite of readings supporting “Case Study 5: Multiple Consciousness” (e.g., gender roles).The Huffington Post. (2015). Mental health. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/news/mental-health/
Choose one article from the suite of readings supporting “Case Study 4: Mental Health.” Document: Case Study Overview (PDF)
Read “Case Study 3: American Education,” “Case Study 4: Mental Health,” and “Case Study 5: Multiple Consciousness.”Document: Case Study Overview (PDF)Document: Source Quality Rating Document Exemplar (Word Document)Document: Source Quality Rating Document (Word Document)MediaLaureate Education (Producer). (2015). The rhymes and reasons of writing [Interactive media]. Baltimore, MD: Author.
Listen to the audio clips in the “Audience and Critical Thinking” section.