Now that you've read James McBride's complete article, we're going to spend some time today focusing on just a few paragraphs, specifically the last two paragraphs.
All you need right now is to get your article open.
Today's English Journal Entry:
Respond to the following questions in your English Journal.
1. What is McBride’s purpose for writing this article?
2. Do you agree with his argument? Why or why not?
If you were absent:
Today we spent some time looking very closely at the last two paragraphs of the article.
Find some people that can share their learning from today, and ask them to look through the paragraph with you. You're still responsible for the English Journal entry from today.
(Hint: McBride did not write this article to tell us that he didn't like hip hop before, but now he does.)