This week’s activity asks you to identify an American ideal and summarize a related current event in 1-2 sentences. It will prepare you for your first assignment, Letter to Family.
Step 1: Choose one of the following American ideals:
Step 2: Identify an article (no older than 6 months) that covers a current event related to your American ideal. This article should be from a reputable news source that publishes well-written and well-researched news.
Step 3: Write a short statement (1-2 sentences) summarizing the current event and how it relates to your chosen American ideal. Provide two examples that illustrate the connection.
Step 4: Include an article link in a source list following Strayer Writing Standards (SWS) format.
Refer to the Strayer Writing Standards link in the left-hand menu of your course for details on what your citation should look like.
1-2 sentences about the current event and how it relates to your chosen American ideal. Provide 2 examples.