This means that quotes and page numbers should be included in every response.

I encourage you to use these reading responses as a way to critically engage with the material and draw connections between modules. You can also use these responses as a way to ask questions about the material. Your reading response should address the broad topic for this module: environmental injustice and colonization.
To get full credit for this assignment, your reading responses should:
criticize or praise the readings
find points of similarity or divergence
you might make connections to the assigned short film, Tale of a Toxic Nation
question the key ideas or concepts
point out weaknesses
relate the readings to your own personal experiences, examine their underlying values and assumptions, and compare them to other readings
The key point is to critically and thoughtfully engage with and respond/react to the ideas in the required readings; the posting should not be merely a summary or restatement of the author’s points.
Quotes from the readings, and/or references to specific sections or passages (with page numbers) will be necessary evidence of your engagement. This means that quotes and page numbers should be included in every response. There should be NO more than 2 direct quotes, which should NOT exceed 5 lines.
The following is a list of questions that should be helpful to keep in mind as you read, and as you write about the readings.
What is the argument that the author(s) is/are trying to make?
On what data and/or literature are the claims based? What do the author’s assumptions seem to be?
In what ways is the argument persuasive or not to you? Why?
What do you think the author failed to consider about the issue? Why?
Where do you agree or disagree with the author, and why? How do your own values and experiences shape your response to the text?
What strikes you as particularly interesting, curious, insightful, irritating, etc.?
How does the author’s argument relate to other things you have read or to your own experiences?
What does this article/book chapter have to do with particular aspects of diversity, power, opportunity, discrimination and inequality? Why was it written? How is it important or not?
From article 1 read pgs 35-72
From article 2 read pgs 1-26

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