English 4 and 1A Assignment — Adichie’s Argument Against a Single Story
View the above TEDtalk. You may activate the closed caption service and read along with the talk. As you listen, make note of Adichie’s position. Answer the following questions:
Include your name and class 4 or 1A in your response.
1) How does the author introduce her topic?
2) Why is it relevant that she began in this way?
3) What evidence does she provide to support her position?
4) Apply her reflection to your own experiences. Have you ever rethought your own opinions of a situation or condition? Have you ever had a flat view of other people? If so, explain. Be precise.
Directions: Click the title, then scroll down. You should see a white box titled, “comment”. That’s where you will type your answer. Be sure to copy your work before you click “submit”. Type your email address or at least one that looks like an email address in the blank. You do not need to type a website address on that line; but, you do need to type the spam filter code. Again, be sure to copy and save your work before you submit because sometimes student’s work is lost. Then submit.