In Class - HWIP student presentation (we will continue these all year). Group Work: Article analysis concerning the topic of the mosque in NYC.
Homework - By 11:59 tonight, each of you needs to email me the URL to your blog. Also, bring a current event regarding this topic for tomorrow's class.
Question of the Week (QOW) - Considering the arguments from both sides of this issue, what side do you take concerning the building of an Islamic Center two blocks away from Ground Zero?
1) In your response, be sure to include specific arguments (not opinions) from credible sources. Remember, an argument is your opinion backed by evidence.
2) See the rubric in your syllabus for requirements and grading.
3) Also, you must include citations (citing your sources within your response (see 8/24 post for example of a citation) and a complete MLA works cited page.
4) Failure to include any of these components in your responses will lose you points.
Take your time and proofread your work before submitting. Be sure to include your name and period at the end of your response. This is due by 11:59 on Friday, August 27. No late work accepted.
ALL RESPONSES MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THIS POST ONLY. POST A COMMENT ON ANY OTHER DATE, THEN I WILL NOT READ IT.
Articles to check out:
Islamic Center protestors show passion with signs - http://www.cnn.com/2010/IREPORT/08/23/mosque.protest.irpt/index.html?hpt=C2
Rachel Rodriguez, CNN
Demonstrations in New York City surrounding the proposed building of an Islamic Center has fueled passions on both sides of the issue. Is it a question of insensitivity or religious freedom?