Consider how oppression and “isms” are functioning as a system in the community, state and nation as a whole


Prompt:
Use your reading notes, investigate and further analyze an area (an -ism) that is of great interest to you. Consider how oppression and “isms” are functioning as a system in the community, state and nation as a whole. This is a basis of your understanding of these concepts.
Please include the following items in this essay –
1. Highlight ACADEMIC VOCABULARY words used in this essay;
2. Underline your thesis statement (last sentence at the end of your introduction);
Essay Format
Use at least 5 vocabulary words from the Academic Word List File
Refer to at least two (2) other authors/articles in your Course Reader – in providing substantial support for your thesis statement.
Use MLA format and cite your sources
You may incorporate other examples from your own experience, but remember to keep your essay in the 3rd person perspective.
Don’t forget to include a title at the top of your essay.
Think about the “message” you are trying to give the reader (in your thesis statement).
How are you going to close your essay? Consider summarizing your key points, making a prediction of the future, and/or asking the reader to consider a question – – – in your conclusion.
This essay should be an ANALYSIS of these authors/speakers.
This essay should be 3-4 pages long, and additionally, include a Works Cited page.
Course reader articles is:
– Page 125: “History Timeline: Transitions in Western Perspective on Same Sex
– Page 137: “Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice: Moving Toward Social Justice…”


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