Tuesday, March 6, 2012

In-Class Writing 3-8-12

Read Bill McKibben’s blog post at http://tinyurl.com/7yav953.

Next, identify one sentence that seems to characterize a main point that Mckibben is trying to get across to readers. Write this sentence below.

With this sentence in mind, answer the following two questions in 1-2 sentences each. Post your remarks to the class blog or use the space below to do this.

  • Who is MciKibben’s intended audience (or audiences)? What statements or characteristics exist in the blog post or blog that suggest this audience?

  • In what ways do you find McKibben’s argument to be compelling (or not)?

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