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5.3: Assignment - Making Connections with Us and Them

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    19530
  • After reviewing the Making Connections page, actively read David Sedaris’s Us and Them, practice annotating the text, and practice making connections with the text.

    Directions

    1. Review the grading rubric as listed on this page.
    2. Review Making Connections.
    3. Print and annotate David Sedaris’s Us and Them.
    4. Open a new Google Doc, title it with your First Name, Last Name, and Making Connections with Us and Them.
    5. Set the Google Doc share permissions to “Anyone with the link.”
    6. Copy and paste the sentence stems below into your Google Doc.
    7. Practice making connections with Us and Them by completing the sentence stems in your Google Doc.
    8. Submit the URL of your Google Doc to your instructor.

    Grading

    Points: 30

    Submitting: a website URL

    Argument Final KEEP
    Criteria Ratings Points
    Text-to-Self connections Proficient
    10 pts
    Developing
    6 pts
    No connections
    0 pts
    10 pts
    Text-to-Text connections Proficient
    10 pts
    Developing
    6 pts
    No connections
    0 pts
    10 pts
    Text-to-World connections Proficient
    10 pts
    Developing
    6 pts
    No connections
    0 pts
    10 pts
    Analyze a text for text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections Exceeds expectations
    0 pts
    Meets expectations
    0 pts
    Does not meet expectations
    0 pts
    0 pts
    TOTAL POINTS 30 pts
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