READING: Roediger 1999
PROMPT: Write a paragraph (about half a page typed and double-spaced) about one central issue from the reading. Describe how the writer treats this issue, and why it is important to the writer's central thesis in the reading.
Also, include a few personal reflections in response to your chosen issue. What are you learning about popular music from this reading? Why is this writer's perspective important? What did the writer get right or wrong? Your personal reflection should be critical and specific.
Submit a Word document
Format: 12-point font, Times New Roman, 1-inch margins on all sides
Reading responses are marked like this:
100% Exciting! You followed the prompt and did the assignment very well. I can tell that you did the reading and thought deeply about it. Good writing and editing. Thanks for the effort!
90% Nice job. You chose a clear issue in the reading, and you have done some good thinking around this issue. You may have missed an aspect of the prompt, or your writing may need more editing.
80% More effort is needed. The issue that you write about is not clear. You need to give more attention to the prompt and the reading. Your writing needs much more editing work.
70% Bummer. You have misunderstood the prompt and the reading. There are significant problems with the writing, both in terms of content and grammar. The length of the writing is not sufficient.