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PROJECT 1. BIOGRAPHY LITERACIES. In this project, you will Reflect different aspects of your literacy history Explore the various events, practices, and values that affected your experience of self. For instance: You can choose your learning language, your moving to new cultures, new places

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Project 1 biography literacies

PROJECT 1. BIOGRAPHY LITERACIES

In this project, you will

  • Reflect different aspects of your literacy history

  • Explore the various events, practices, and values that affected your experience of self. For instance:

    • You can choose your learning language, your moving to new cultures, new places

    • You can choose your lived experience of cultural gaps, geopolitical gaps, linguistic gaps, and generation gaps

    • You can also choose institutional differences, etc.

  • Connect the readings of RWL, CR, LBCH, and other readings to write your biography. For instance,

    • You can use WRL and other reading materials to compare and contrast similarities and differences

    • You can use CR and LBCH to portray how your prior academic literacies, prior cultural literacies, and your individual experiences are different or similar


  • Audience

    AUDIENCE

    • When you write the essay, always think about your audience

      • Your instructor

      • Your colleagues

  • Some questions you need to consider are

    • What does your audience know or does not know?

    • What is your audience’s attitude toward you?

    • What is your audience’s attitude toward your subject?

    • What type of expectation your audience may have?

  • What is your goal/purpose?


  • Finding a topic

    FINDING A TOPIC

    • Think about what interests you

    • Research, Google, and read about your topic

    • List points and analyze issues/points

    • Explore your topic; write several titles, then pick the one that you like the most (or you can ask your peers or professor)

    • Make an idea map

    • Create inquiry questions and try to answer them


    Essay writing process

    ESSAY: WRITING PROCESS

    # Writing is a process

    # Reality/truth is socially constructed; so, construct your own reality

    # Writing situation

    • What is your subject?

    • What is your purpose?

    • Who is your audience?

    • What is the context, etc.?

      # Writing

    • Write down your points/ideas clearly

    • Explain them clearly so that your audience get your point across

    • Bring examples, images, graphics, narratives/videos to make your explanation or ideas clear


    Requirements

    REQUIREMENTS

    • 3-5 pages

    • 12 point font

    • One-inch margins

    • Arial/calibri/Times New Roman

    • Your name (see sample essay)

    • Professor’s name (see sample essay)

    • The name of the assignment

    • The due date

    • Page numbers (If it is more than one page, page numbers and your last name on each page--MLA)

    • Double space

    • Sample essay (format)

    • Sample essays


    Project 1 biography literacies

    Thank You


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