For full participation credit, posts must occur on three or more days during the active week. First post should occur on or before Wednesday. See rubric for full assessment of discussion posts.Post #1A After reading one of the two selections listed below, answer the following questions. (minimum 250 words)What is the central point (thesis) of the piece?Does the author provide evidence for his opinion? If so, cite an areas where evidence is used to support the main argument.Is the counterargument presented? Cite an area where the opposing view is addressed.Readings:1. Alina Tugend’s “Multitasking Can Make You Lose…Um…Focus” pages 779 – 7832, Sarah Dzubay’s “An Outbreak of the Irrational” pages 808- 813Alternative Math | Short Film
User: n/a – Added: 9/19/17YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zh3Yz3PiXZwPost #1B After watching the video, “Alternative Math” answer the following questions:
- What is the writer/director’s goal in making this film?
- What is the tone of the piece? Who do think is the intended audience?
- Describe your reaction to the piece. Not whether you liked it or not, but whether you agree or disagree with the premise. Does it have any relationship to current affairs? If so how?
- How do you know if a source is reliable?