PROMPT: Choose either the Shuker 2001 OR Roediger 1999 reading for this response.
Write 200 words about one or two central issues from your chosen reading. Describe how the author treats this issue(s) and why it is important to the author’s central thesis in the reading.
Next, write 200 words that gives your personal reflections on this issue(s). What are you learning about popular music from this reading? Why is this author’s perspective important…or not important? What did the author get right? What did the author get wrong? Your personal reflection should be critical and specific.
Submit a Word document (no pdf’s) by midnight on Thursday Aug. 6.
Format: 12-point font, Times New Roman, 1-inch margins on all sides
Grading: Reading responses are marked like this:
100% Exciting! You followed the prompt and did the assignment well. I can tell that you did the reading and thought about it. Thanks for the effort!
50% Bummer. You chose a reading outside of the prompt and/or did not give a full effort. I can tell that you misunderstood the reading. Your reflection is basic. The word count is under 400.
0% No submission.