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9th Lit: Animal Farm Webquest

Using the web links below, please complete the webquest you have been provided with to build a deeper understanding of the subtextual information that inspired Animal Farm.

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9th Lit: Argumentative Essay Citations

Please copy and paste the following information to your works cited page and ensure that you include in-text citations with each piece of textual evidence.

Artificial Intelligence:

Lee, Kai-Fu. “The Real Threat of Artificial Intelligence.” New York Times, 25 June 2017, p. 4(L). Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpointshttps://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A496697826/OVIC?u=mabl32684&sid=OVIC&xid=37459306. Accessed 11 Oct. 2019.

Miner, Luke. “For a Better Life, Share Your Data.” New York Times, 27 May 2019, p. A19(L). Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpointshttps://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A586784926/OVIC?u=mabl32684&sid=OVIC&xid=88382f72. Accessed 11 Oct. 2019.

“Yes, tech companies may listen when you talk to your virtual assistant. Here’s why that’s not likely to stop.” CNN Wire, 19 Aug. 2019. Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpointshttps://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A596834046/OVIC?u=mabl32684&sid=OVIC&xid=95e01013. Accessed 11 Oct. 2019.

GMOs:

Mercola, Joseph. “Genetically Modified Foods Are Not Safe to Eat.” Genetically Modified Food, edited by Tamara Thompson, Greenhaven Press, 2015. At Issue. Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpointshttps://link.gale.com/apps/doc/EJ3010259243/OVIC?u=mabl32684&sid=OVIC&xid=8e68fc7b. Accessed 11 Oct. 2019. Originally published as “Former Pro-GMO Scientist Speaks Out on the Real Dangers of Genetically Modified Food,” http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/05/28/gmo-dangers.aspx, 28 May 2013.

Monsanto Corporation. “Genetically Modified Foods Are Safe to Eat.” Genetically Modified Food, edited by Tamara Thompson, Greenhaven Press, 2015. At Issue. Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpointshttps://link.gale.com/apps/doc/EJ3010259242/OVIC?u=mabl32684&sid=OVIC&xid=a4d5b8e7. Accessed 11 Oct. 2019. Originally published as “Commonly Asked Questions About the Food Safety of GMOs,”, 2014.

Brody, Jane E. “The Debate Persists Over G.M.O. Foods.” New York Times, 24 Apr. 2018, p. D5(L). Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpointshttps://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A535917584/OVIC?u=mabl32684&sid=OVIC&xid=d54a4ed7. Accessed 11 Oct. 2019.

Police Brutality:

“EDITORIAL: Antwon Rose’s death reminds us that in many police departments, deadly force is too routine.” Philadelphia Inquirer [Philadelphia, PA], 27 June 2018. Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpointshttps://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A544515363/OVIC?u=mabl32684&sid=OVIC&xid=b6a3c5f2. Accessed 11 Oct. 2019.

Wihbey, John. “There Is Conflicting Information on Police Brutality.” Police Brutality, edited by Michael Ruth, Greenhaven Press, 2016. Opposing Viewpoints. Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpointshttps://link.gale.com/apps/doc/EJ3010156257/OVIC?u=mabl32684&sid=OVIC&xid=ada820c6. Accessed 11 Oct. 2019. Originally published as “Excessive or Reasonable Force by Police? Research on Law Enforcement and Racial Conflict,”, 8 Apr. 2015.

Strange, Deryn, and Kristyn Jones. “Why bodycam footage might not clear things up.” Gale Opposing Viewpoints Online Collection, Gale, 2019. Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpointshttps://link.gale.com/apps/doc/ABPILD422694405/OVIC?u=mabl32684&sid=OVIC&xid=1e8146a4. Accessed 11 Oct. 2019. Originally published as “Why bodycam footage might not clear things up,” The Conversation, 3 Apr. 2018.

Human Trafficking:

“Indian Immigrants Are Trafficked to Mississippi Shipyards.” Slavery and Human Trafficking, edited by Noah Berlatsky, Greenhaven Press, 2016. Opposing Viewpoints. Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpointshttps://link.gale.com/apps/doc/EJ3010985207/OVIC?u=mabl32684&sid=OVIC&xid=0dbf8256. Accessed 11 Oct. 2019. Originally published as “Federal Jury in SPLC Case Awards $14 Million to Indian Guest Workers Victimized in Labor Trafficking Scheme by Signal International and Its Agents,” splcenter.org, 18 Feb. 2015.

Sagnip, Jeff. “Sex Trafficking Is a Danger at Sporting Events Like the Olympics.” The Olympics, edited by Noah Berlatsky, Greenhaven Press, 2016. At Issue. Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpointshttps://link.gale.com/apps/doc/EJ3010557230/OVIC?u=mabl32684&sid=OVIC&xid=18c49556. Accessed 11 Oct. 2019. Originally published as “Human Trafficking & The Super Bowl,” http://www.chrissmith.house.gov, 27 Jan. 2014.

Weaver, Erin. “Sex Trafficking Is a Worldwide Problem.” Slavery and Human Trafficking, edited by Noah Berlatsky, Greenhaven Press, 2016. Opposing Viewpoints. Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpointshttps://link.gale.com/apps/doc/EJ3010985210/OVIC?u=mabl32684&sid=OVIC&xid=0ce2517b. Accessed 11 Oct. 2019. Originally published as “Human Trafficking Not Just a Global Problem; Issue Impacts Montgomery, Bucks Counties,” The Reporter, 11 Jan. 2014.

Immigration:

Obama, Barack. “Executive Action on Immigration Is Necessary.” Immigration Reform, edited by Noël Merino, Greenhaven Press, 2016. At Issue. Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpointshttps://link.gale.com/apps/doc/EJ3010962203/OVIC?u=mabl32684&sid=OVIC&xid=0463b54a. Accessed 11 Oct. 2019. Originally published as “Remarks by the President in Address to the Nation on Immigration, White House,” 2014.

Kugler, Adriana, and Patrick Oakford. “Immigration Reform Will Protect American Workers.” Migrant Workers, edited by Roman Espejo, Greenhaven Press, 2015. At Issue. Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpointshttps://link.gale.com/apps/doc/EJ3010943208/OVIC?u=mabl32684&sid=OVIC&xid=700516e8. Accessed 11 Oct. 2019. Originally published as “Comprehensive Immigration Reform Will Benefit American Workers,” http://www.americanprogress.org, 12 Sept. 2013.

Blake, Michael. “Why deporting the ‘Dreamers’ is immoral.” Gale Opposing Viewpoints Online Collection, Gale, 2019. Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpointshttps://link.gale.com/apps/doc/GWZULY222842068/OVIC?u=mabl32684&sid=OVIC&xid=f2a50842. Accessed 11 Oct. 2019. Originally published as “Why deporting the ‘Dreamers’ is immoral,” The Conversation, 28 Feb. 2018.

Substance Abuse: 

United Nations Office On Drugs and Crime. “Drug Use Negatively Impacts Health, Productivity, and Crime.” Drug Legalization, edited by Noël Merino, Greenhaven Press, 2015. Current Controversies. Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpointshttps://link.gale.com/apps/doc/EJ3010211297/OVIC?u=mabl32684&sid=OVIC&xid=34051d85. Accessed 11 Oct. 2019. Originally published as “Impact on Society and State,”, June 2012.

Turner, Randy. “Many People Are Addicted to Drugs That Were Prescribed for Them in the Past.” Prescription Drugs, edited by Sylvia Engdahl, Greenhaven Press, 2014. Current Controversies. Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpointshttps://link.gale.com/apps/doc/EJ3010532247/OVIC?u=mabl32684&sid=OVIC&xid=225afc02. Accessed 11 Oct. 2019. Originally published as “Prescription for Disaster,” Winnipeg Free Press, 12 May 2012.

Singer, Jeffrey. “Prohibition Makes Overdose Crises Worse.” Gale Opposing Viewpoints Online Collection, Gale, 2019. Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpointshttps://link.gale.com/apps/doc/PHJCAB668102731/OVIC?u=mabl32684&sid=OVIC&xid=7004d66e. Accessed 11 Oct. 2019. Originally published as “While everyone focuses on opioids, meth-related deaths are on the rise,” Washington Examiner, 20 Mar. 2018.

9th Lit: Persuasive Essay Rubric and Resources

Part 1: With the members of your group, please analyze your assigned rubric and answer the questions below on the front of your poster. You will need team members in the following roles:

Driver     Recorder     Reader    Reporter

Argumentative Rubric

Informational Rubric

Narrative Rubric

  1. How many points is your writing scored out of?
  2. Look at the highest scoring section on your rubric. Which subpoint is most important for you to be successful on this task?
  3. What skills from class this semester are important you to be successful?
  4. What minor issues could you get away with on this task and still get a good score.

Part 2: With your group, please select a mystery prompt and analyze it using the Issue-Task-Audience Method below. Record your findings on the back of your poster.

Mystery Prompt 1

Mystery Prompt 2

Mystery Prompt 3

Mystery Prompt 4

Analyzing a writing prompt (1)