Media Journal Key Term: Oversight
Definition: A Committees investigation of executive and of government agencies to ensure they
are acting as Congress intends.
Headline: Democrats Ask Oversight Committee To Investigate trumps Potential Conflicts of
Media Journal Key Term: Filibuster
Definition: A practice of unlimited debate in the Senate in order to prevent or delay a vote on a
Headline: Tim Kaine: Democrats will nuke filibuster for supreme court nominees if GOP wont
Media Journal Key Term: SuperPacs
Definition: a type of independent political action committee which may raise unlimited sums of money
from corporations, unions, and individuals but is not permitted to contribute to or coordinate directly
with parties or
Lauren Johnson Period: 3
Media Journal Key Term: Affirmative Action
Definition: a policy of creating opportunities for members of certain groups as a substantive
remedy for past discrimination
Headline: Harvard must release admissions data after being acc
Style Analysis: Comparative Critique
Review sentences in your paper. As you review, ask yourself if you notice a pattern of any of the following. If you do,
make a note to revise these things.
th words (these, that, there)
Subject-verb construction in mos
Individual Analysis and Thesis Creation
How does the activity we completed in class today further your understanding of the
character you are planning to analyze? List at least three ways todays analysis
activities assist you in understanding the characte
Making a Thesis
Revisit WA pages over
In your own words, explain what an
evolved thesis is.
A Good Thesis:
Reduces scope: separates useful
evidence from the majority of information
Provides direction: helps you d
Remember for the metacognition you dont have to address all the questions and you dont
have to copy questions.
Please handwrite your response and turn it in with your 2 methods, your article breakdown
sheet, your 0 draft and style a
Despite Todds failure to conform to the majority when asked to join the study group, he does so
soon after disobeying the schools rules. Although he is initially reluctant to accept his invitation to join
the newly formed Dead Poets Society, Anderson agre
1. Go through 5 steps and define in your words. Discuss importance/relevance of each one.
2. Complete Try This 1.7 on page 25.
3. What is the significance/meaning of the diagram on page 5? What do you, as a write