Frank Loyd Wright

English, MLA
In your opinion, what do you think is the most important contribution to the Aesthetic and Arts and Crafts movements? Do you think it is the stylistic movement as a whole? The importance of the role of the craftsman and the greater socioeconomic circumstances? Perhaps it is a specific building or piece of furniture? Support your opinion with at least one example or image from the movement in an essay a minimum of two paragraphs long. Remember to include any and all research sources and works cited.
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Law Enforcement Officers Reflection Paper

English, MLA
Law-enforcement officers have multiple responsibilities when dealing with those who break the law. In addition to identifying and safely apprehending lawbreakers, they must be aware of broader concerns when dealing with families. This Department of Justice training video highlights the complex and delicate nature of what police officers need to do in order to safeguard children whose parents are arrested. Watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ir2xA6XniSA, and answer the following questions:1. When making an arrest, what clues should police officers look for to determine if children are present?2. What techniques should police officers use to minimize the trauma to children when their parents are being arrested?3. What are some of the potential problems children may experience with police officers who are not trained to identify their needs?4. Are there additional concerns in safeguarding children…
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Reflection Paper – True Cost

English, MLA
Film: The True Cost (available free on amazon prime w/membership and tubitv.com ad supportedWrite a short 2-3 page (maximum, double-spaced)  paper answering discussing your key takeaways from the film. What are the key social and environmental effects of the fashion industry?  What solutions can you propose to minimizing negative impacts, and how would those solutions connect to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)*? Having seen the movie, how do you look at your own consumption?*Use the "Threading the Needle" KPMG report as a resource (or feel free to search for others on the web).  You do NOT have to read the entire report.
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The Aesthetic and Arts and Crafts Movements in Britain and the United States

English, MLA
Choose two period architects, one from Britain and one from the United States.Britain: William Morris United States: Gustav StickleyCompare and contrast a furniture item (chair preferably) by each architect in an essay with a minimum length of three paragraphs. Include a brief history or biography of each architect and a description of your chosen examples using relevant terminology and vocabulary. Showcase how each item represents its country and culture, and also provide a bibliography or list of works cited giving your research sources.Here is a reminder of the elements to include in a compare-and-contrast essay:culture or artist (Who produced it?)period or style (When and where was it produced?)function, symbolism, and themes (What was its purpose? Why was it produced? What symbolic meaning or message does it convey to the viewer?)physical context (How was it used? How does it relate to its environment? Where was it located?)medium or material (What is it…
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Analysis and Response

English, MLA
Write a 500-600 word essay in answer to the following prompt:Julia Alvarez shows us in her writing that “nothing is impossible in this world.” In the poem Woman’s Work, what does this phrase mean?Read the poem and analyze its details. You may include your personal insights and you may refer to other literary works, but the focus should be on the ideas and experiences as suggested by Julia Alvarez.  Include literary elements in your analysis. Refer back to the poem and cite properly using MLA style.
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Argumentative

English, MLA
Writing Instructions:Read the arguments that follow. Take a position on the issue and write an argumentative essay of 500-600 words responding to this question:“Do High School students benefit from working to earn money?”Remember to:                                                      Write a clear thesis asserting your position.Defend your claims in your body paragraphs.Add your own insight on the topicIdentify and respond to counter-arguments.Summarize, paraphrase or quote text into your essay.Cite according to MLA style.
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Comparing and Contrasting Arguments

English, MLA
Assignment #2, “Comparing and Contrasting Arguments”The basic assignment is to write an essay that compares and contrasts three readings from They Say/I Say on the subject that you will be writing your research essay about. You should analyze and evaluate the three essays. You need to explain the arguments of all three authors, but you also need to support your own position on the issue by showing agreement with one author more than the others. You must document your essay in correct MLA form even though all the sources will be from the text.A. You are to write a four-to-five-page essay (typed in MLA form).B. Your main goal will be to analyze and generally refute the points from the author that you most disagree with while using the ones you agree with to…
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Analysis and Response

English, MLA
Write a 500-600 word essay in answer to the following prompt:Julia Alvarez shows us in her writing that “nothing is impossible in this world.” In the poem Woman’s Work, what does this phrase mean?Read the poem and analyze its details. You may include your personal insights and you may refer to other literary works, but the focus should be on the ideas and experiences as suggested by Julia Alvarez.  Include literary elements in your analysis. Refer back to the poem and cite properly using MLA style.
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Shooting An Elephant

English, MLA
Two pages double spaced 12 pt. font, MLA format.  There will not be a works cited page for this assignment as it is our preliminary essay.  Please use character analysis to develop the protagonist and the "How to Write a Thematic Essay Prompt" Remember to incorporate inferences, theme, and the author's message.  Be sure to use supporting evidence (context clues).
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Reading Response One: The Mind

English, MLA
Attached the two readings and an example.Write Three paragraphs about Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by carol S. Dweck  Download Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by carol S. Dweck and "Mindfulness in Higher Education: Teaching, Learning, and Leadership" By Danielle Joy DavisTo compose your Reading Response, choose one of the prompts below:Do you believe that the thoughts you hold about yourself affect your life?What are the results of thinking that your intelligence or personality is something you can develop, as opposed to something that is fixed, deep-seated trait?Do you worry about looking stupid in front of others, or do you not care what people think and ask questions anyway?Instructions:Begin your RR with a quotation.  The quotation must be located underneath a title created from your imagination.   Throughout your RR, you will explain the quotation…
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