Literacy over a Lifetime
In Literacy in American Lives, Deborah Brandt analyzes the ways in which
economic and social forces provide opportunities for literacy and make demands upon
individuals to attain literacy. She argues that economic stand
Possible outline remembrance speech
I am going to talk about Ragnar Lothbrock today because I believe that he was a total badass and
it was his ambition and his tenacity that made him one. In todays world, our concept of t
Silence everywhere except for the rain that is pouring down, standing face to
face with bodies in the front lawn, wondering what they would be thinking if alive. It is
through this lens that I find the pieces at Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park to be most
The Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park is a 22-acre oasis of park land in the middle of an urban
setting. Designed by internationally recognized architects Dan Kiley and Jaquelin Robertson, the
Sculpture Park opened in 1989. It contains over 30 sculptures, pri
Ragnar Lothbrok was a noble king, a feared warrior, and a complete badass. He and his warriors
were the bain of Frankia and the lands of the Angles, Saxons and Gaels (the lands of Britain).
Ragnar was a seeker of renown and was said to be the son of Thor,
Speech 1: A Remembrance
Title: Ragnar Lothbrok
Specific Purpose: To show that while he is a badass and a noble leader, he still feared being forgotten as
all great men do.
Thesis: Ragnar was a fierce leader. He was full of st
Engaging in the Ideal: the Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park
Surrounding the Nelson-Atkins Museum
Surrounding the Nelson-Atkins Museum is a path which acts as an invitation to engage in
the ideal. Engraved into the front
Professor Chris Metz
October 9, 2016
The Abuse of Prescription Drugs
After doing extensive research about the abuse of prescription medication, I have come to
the conclusion that the United States has a true epid
1. Name three questions you should ask yourself when selecting a topic.
What do I care about most?
What beliefs/attitudes do I want to share?
Is there some information the audience needs to know?
2. What is the difference between a general and specific
The Buffalo Bill Museum is a wonderful array of textures, colors, shapes, sizes, forms. the mixture makes you
want to walk in and be surrounded by it, as if you were going into a childs adventure story (Tompkins, pg. 591).
I found this lens to
On the day went
Here she explains the two facts that differentiate Remingtons paintings from that of others you typically see in a
museum. She summarizes these two facts by stating that his paintings are inescapable.
Research Presentation (100 points)
You will be delivering a 11-13 minute presentation based on your research essay. As
such, your presentation should closely mirror what is written in your essay.
However, you may not be able to include everything that is
Professor Lesley Wheeler
February 27, 2015
The Great Mason Jar Revival
This clear simplistic invention has had its place throughout history. It has been by the side of
soldiers as it carried their precious food. Th
Instructor Lesley Wheeler
May 8, 2015
Caching Kansas City
There are many different ways to experience Kansas City. You can check out the night
life in the downtown Power and Light district. Shop for unique works of
This is Kansas
It is very interesting how Eula Biss describes her students as basically blissfully ignorant
of the world around them. She makes her point clear through beautiful visualizations. The girls
wander around in just towels like swans while the b
Essay - When the Levee Breaks
Spike Lee was so moved by the tragic aftermath of the effects of Hurricane Katrina, a category
5 hurricane, on the residents of New Orleans that he created a four part mini-series to show the world
their plight. This was a he
Caching Kansas City
By: Stephanie Wurtz
Great Way to Discover KC
Geocaching takes you to places you
never knew were there before. Ive been to
many parks, monuments, cemeteries and
historical sites I never knew existed. Gina
KC#1 Happy Birthday Geor
Professor Ted Kritikos
Ten Things I Love
Composers and/or who are in power I suppose would be people whose parents
had money to give them lessons from an early age, to buy them instruments and
Professor Ted Kritikos
The Discomfort of Horror Films
I was watching a review of Dont Breathe by the Horror Guru on youtube yesterday. The
film is directed by the same guy who directed the Evil Dead remake, which was a r
Follows APA or MLA style
o Title page
o In-text citations
o List of references
o Other relevant essay components must also be consistent with your
10-12 pages of writing
o Does not include title page.
Overview of Assignment: This is a low-risk assignment that will allow me to
assess your public speaking skills. The assignment will be building on what you
have learned about Public Speaking in Discourse 100 and Discourse 200.