Journal and AB


  • Read Nevil Shute’s On the Beach, chapters 5 – End
  • Complete Response Journal #8 (RJ8)
  • Reread the Visual Research Project Assignment Sheet
  • Reread Annotated Bibliography assignment sheet
  • Review Online Librarian Research Subject Guide
  • Complete and submit a draft of VRP Annotated Bibliography
  • Read the Essay Two Assignment Sheet
  • Complete and submit Essay Two topic proposal

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Module 11 Assignment Details

Complete the following assignments for this module. All assignments are due by the end of the module unless otherwise noted. Be aware that this module has portions of assignments due at different time throughout the week. Please double check those due dates.

  • Read Nevil Shute’s On the Beach, chapters 1 – 4
    • These pages cover the first half of the book. Use your active reading strategies to ruminate and annotate the important scenes and parts of the story as you read. Makes notes and references will help you return to those scenes and sections as you write about them and discuss them over the coming days and weeks.
  • Complete Response Journal #8 (RJ8)
    • This response journal is a formal, essay-style written response to this week’s reading. A prompt is provided.
  • Revisit the Visual Research Project assignment sheet
    • Take the time to carefully reread the assignment sheet
    • Be clear about the research requirements for this assignment
  • Reread the Annotated Bibliography assignment sheet
    • A quick refresher will help you prepare to create the AB for the upcoming research assignments.
  • Review Online Librarian Research Subject Guide
    • Kathleen Kroll, our online class librarian, has prepared a subject guide to help you with your research, complete with examples, links, and tutorials. Review all the pages and links provided. Bring any research questions to her via chat, email, or in person at the research desk on the first floor of the Zahnow Library. NOTE: The tools, guides, and tutorials provided should be your first stop as you search for sources.
  • Complete and Submit a draft of the VRP Annotated Bibliography
    • Include all sources you plan to use for the VRP
    • Follow the guidelines presented in the assignment sheet and lecture to find, evaluate, and write an annotation for each of the three (3) sources you plan to use for this essay. Complete this in a Word document and submit by attachment here.
  • Read the Essay Two Assignment Sheet
    • Take the time to carefully read over the assignment sheet and begin considering a text and theme for your topic proposal which is due by the end of this module
    • You can also download and print a copy of the assignment sheet here
  • Complete and Submit Essay Two topic proposal
    • Include in your proposal: (1) text choice, (2) theme choice
    • Please see the E2 Assignment Sheet for details on the choices
    • Note: If you’re planning to choose The Handmaid’s Tale as your text it is fine to send me your theme choice as a later date once you’ve had a chance to read some or all of the novel.