|Snapshot||Research Prompt #1|
|Text/Source Requirements||“I Just Wanna Be Average” by Mike Rose (Colombo, Cullen & Lisle, pg. 123 – 135)
“Learning to Read” by Malcolm X (Colombo, Cullen & Lisle, pg. 161 – 169)
“Looking for Work” by Gary Soto
“Beyond Outrage” by Robert Reich (Colombo, Cullen & Lisle, pg. 399-406)
“Dollar Street” by Anna Rosling Rönnlund (TEDx Stockholm)
|Formatting/Citation||MLA format, in-text and parenthetical citations|
|Length||4 FULL pages|
Using your best writing skills, draft a 4 page essay in MLA format in which you address the topic below:
After reading “Beyond Outrage,” consider Reich’s ideas about poverty. Analyze the portrayal of the poor OR the rich by using ONE American news agency and ONE foreign news agency.
You must have:
1. Introduction (with a thesis)
2. Body paragraphs (with topic sentences and supporting details from sources)
Sources with specific or technical information are required and must be documented using MLA format. You may ONLY use the sources above.