Stories For Change Writing

Write at least 1000 words in which you argue whether you think strategies such as storytelling and deep canvassing could change people’s minds and help them compromise on issues over which people right now are very divided. In your essay, draw on examples and information from at least two of these: “The Danger of a Single Story” https://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_ngozi_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story, “Science of Story Building: Master and Counter Narratives”https://medium.com/science-of-story-building/science-of-story-building-master-counter-narratives-1992bec6b8f, Humans of New York https://theconversation.com/humans-of-new-york-isnt-journalism-but-it-helps-us-get-beyond-the-headlines-48403, “Humans of New York Isn’t Journalism, but It Helps Us Get Beyond the Headlines” (link here), “Deep Canvassing Helped Elect Democrat Max Rose in Staten Island” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Z6AHeYF63Q, “How to Talk Someone Out of Bigotry” (link here).Skills in this writing assignment include:developing your own main idea in response to class texts;analyzing evidence and drawing conclusions in connection to your main idea;considering creative approaches in order to explain ideas and persuade readers.Writing Commons sections available:Demystify Writing Misconceptions,Plan Your Writing,Schedule Writing,Formulate a Thesis,Organization,Paragraphs,Engaging Introductions,Compelling Conclusions,Clarity,Style,Revision: Questions to Consider,Active Reading,Evaluate Sources,Summarize Concisely,Integrate Textual EvidenceWhen to Quote and Paraphrase,Avoid Plagiarism,Synthesize Research Findings,MLA Style, 8th Edition,Format a Quote in MLA,Quote and Cite a Play in MLA,Quote and Cite a Poem in MLA,Use Library Resources,Annotated List of Useful Library Databases,Smart Searches,MLA Checklist,Format the Works Cited Page (MLA)

Stories For Change Writing

Write at least 1000 words in which you argue whether you think strategies such as storytelling and deep canvassing could change people’s minds and help them compromise on issues over which people right now are very divided. In your essay, draw on examples and information from at least two of these: “The Danger of a Single Story” https://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_ngozi_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story, “Science of Story Building: Master and Counter Narratives”https://medium.com/science-of-story-building/science-of-story-building-master-counter-narratives-1992bec6b8f, Humans of New York https://theconversation.com/humans-of-new-york-isnt-journalism-but-it-helps-us-get-beyond-the-headlines-48403, “Humans of New York Isn’t Journalism, but It Helps Us Get Beyond the Headlines” (link here), “Deep Canvassing Helped Elect Democrat Max Rose in Staten Island” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Z6AHeYF63Q, “How to Talk Someone Out of Bigotry” (link here).Skills in this writing assignment include:developing your own main idea in response to class texts;analyzing evidence and drawing conclusions in connection to your main idea;considering creative approaches in order to explain ideas and persuade readers.Writing Commons sections available:Demystify Writing Misconceptions,Plan Your Writing,Schedule Writing,Formulate a Thesis,Organization,Paragraphs,Engaging Introductions,Compelling Conclusions,Clarity,Style,Revision: Questions to Consider,Active Reading,Evaluate Sources,Summarize Concisely,Integrate Textual EvidenceWhen to Quote and Paraphrase,Avoid Plagiarism,Synthesize Research Findings,MLA Style, 8th Edition,Format a Quote in MLA,Quote and Cite a Play in MLA,Quote and Cite a Poem in MLA,Use Library Resources,Annotated List of Useful Library Databases,Smart Searches,MLA Checklist,Format the Works Cited Page (MLA)