Writing Assignment 1 – Spring Sociology 100

Writing 1

Step 1.

Read:

http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Introduction_to_sociology

Become acquainted with: Structural Functionalism, Social Conflict, Symbolic Interactionism, Feminism, and Post-Modernism

(During the next 5 weeks you will be asked to perform a similar kind of writing activity about a successive theory.)

Step 2.

Listen to Parts 1 & 2.

http://www.npr.org/programs/invisibilia/378577902/how-to-become-batman?showDate=2015-01-23

Step 3.

Using a Structural Functional Perspective

In 1000 words or less, write a brief essay using a structural functionalist perspective on what you have learned in the podcast. For example, and please don’t use this example, you may want to consider the ways in which a given society or culture may influence the meanings and practices that influence what it means to be blind.

In each of your weekly writing assignments –

I need to see

A catchy title, with a very descriptive sub-title.

Your name, and the course name: Sociology 100E – Spring 2015.

My Name – Dr. Andriko Lozowy.

Followed by – your brief essay, which may take the shape of an argument or an exploration.

Simply put I am looking for the structure to be:

Intro

Body 1

Body 2

Body 3

Conclusion

You will submit your work here on Moodle,

You will receive comments and suggestions for what you have done well and what needs improvement.

Over the course of our 6 weeks together you will be expected to improve your writing skills.

If you are not yet connected on Moodle you can hand the assignment in on paper. sonar_final_wide-d434c37fb63d4f6810fd697a4268f379a966bbd5-s800-c85

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