CRITICAL ESSAY 3
Critically and objectively at the argument put forth in the article “Fighting Constantly After Baby? Read This” by Jessica Grose.
Fighting Constantly After Baby? Read This (https://www.nytimes.com/article/fighting-after-baby-guide.html#:~:text=Sociologists%20theorize%20that%2C%20in%20heterosexual,relationships%20are%20no%20longer%20fi)
Could this money be an evil curse? Maybe the woman is an
evil spirit who wants to buy our souls?” Lukas laughed. “Don’t be silly,” he told her.
“What evil spirit would go into a church?”Who is it and what do they want at this late hour?” Why are you asking me, anyway? Isn’t there someone else you could ask?” How are we going to take care of this poor little stranger?
Thematic Unit sign.
Who are the main characters in the original story? Explain what happens.
Who are the main characters in the second story? Explain what happens.
What are the differences in points of view from the wolf and the pigs? Compare the two stories.
How do they think the pigs feel in both stories? How does the wolf feel?
Do they think the wolf was bad or just misunderstood?
Can students think of a time when something happened that they were blamed for but didn’t get to say their side of the story? How did they feel?
Closure and Assessment:
The Impacts of Rural Poverty on Women and Children:Discuss?
3.2 Forum on the Theme: Fantasy
Using the website below, browse the top 100 science fiction and fantasy novels as voted on by NPR listeners. Then, write a reflection about a couple of the books that you have read from the list (there are a few that am sure everyone has read or knows about), telling us about your overall experiences with science fiction and fantasy. Are there any books you think should have made the list that did not?
4.1 QQTP Reading Response: Children’s Literature, Briefly- Chapters 12, 13, and 15
Read the following chapters in Children’s Literature, Briefly (7th ed.):
Chapter 12: Contemporary
Chapter 13: Historical Fiction
Chapter 15: Informational
After reading the assigned chapters, post to the forum using the QQTP method:
Talking Points. Indicate at least five major talking points. Briefly discuss each. Might include: Why is it significant to you? Do you agree or disagree? How might you apply?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of using picture books in middle and high school?
4.2 Activity: Connecting Literature Through a Theme
How do you think that these two stories connect? What links them together thematically? What are some of the questions you could ask your students that would help them look for the message?
What is the overall story? (Plot, setting, characters,conflict, antagonist, protagonist, etc…)
What is the message of the story?
Delinquency among Children of Divorced Parents:Discuss?
1.2 For Justice Sotomayor, Books Unlocked Imagination
Listen to the audio recording below and then respond to the following prompt:
What stands out to you as an important piece of what she has to say? In what ways have your experiences with reading shaped who you are?
Complete a reflection about this reading and your own experiences that may mirror or differ from Justice Sotomayor
A major purchase or event
Identify a major purchase or event in your life such as buying a car, selecting a college, completing a Do-It-Yourself project, creating a project at work, purchasing appliances, or planning an event.
Reflect on the steps you went through when researching a major purchase or planning for an event. In your reflection,
Explain how you applied the steps of the research process from Section 1.3 of the textbook as you conducted your inquiry. If you missed a step, explain why.
Describe the connection between information literacy and the inquiry you conducted to support your decision-making process.
Discuss how using the steps of the research process may help you complete