Posted: February 15th, 2021
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This week, you learned about active reading and analysis by looking more closely at a passage from a selected reading. In doing so, you uncovered ideas in the “Turning Off, Dining In” article that may have been difficult to identify during your cursory, literal reading of the text.
In this journal, reflect on the importance of active reading and analysis by further revisiting the article you selected for Writing Notes. Please note that you will not be doing a deep dive analysis yet—that will come next week. For now, simply consider the importance of analysis and how it will help you write your final essay.
To prepare for this assignment, please re-read your selected article and your notes from Module 1. Then, either using the MindEdge Notebook or a Word Document, answer the following questions:
In total, the reflection should be three fully developed paragraphs (5-8 sentences each) in length (consider one paragraph per question). As you work on the journal, remember to refer to the assignment guidelines and rubric (click here) to make sure you’re fulfilling each critical element. You can also download/print the rubric.
For this assignment, you may choose to use the MindEdge Notebook (which can be found under the “Course Tools” menu), or you can type your response into a word processing program on your computer, such as Microsoft Word. Either way, you will need to save your journal entry and then submit it to your instructor through your learning environment
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