Exploratory assignments

timer Asked: Apr 4th, 2016

Question description

Exploratory assignments are designed to give students the opportunity to further develop their reading and writing skills in real-life settings/ situations. The assignment is worth 3 points, and the projects will lead students on different adventures.


View the following link of an interview with author, Ishmael Beah:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nx37eVo23Zw (Copy/ paste into the webs browser)

In addition, take a look at the additional resources available through the links on this Homepage: http://faculty.ccbcmd.edu/cbc/cbc09_author.html (Copy/ paste into the web browser)

Answer the following questions using complete sentences:

1.  In a paragraph (5 – 6 sentences), describe how Ishmael Beah was victimized (i.e. a victim)? Please illustrate your answer with at least three examples from his life.

2.  After viewing the material on Ishmael Beah’s life (view several, or all, of the links from the Homepage/ above), write three surprising facts you learned about Ishmael Beah and Sierra Leone?

3.  View the following link:

Author and Sierra Leone war refugee Ishmael Beah reads an excerpt from his book, A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier


Is this a book you might want to read? Why? Why not?

4.  Is there an issue in your community (i.e. Greenmount Ave., Edmonson Village,  Baltimore, Maryland, and/ or the United States) that you feel is victimizing people, maybe even you? What is the issue? What can be done to stop/ change it?

Tutor Answer

(Top Tutor) Studypool Tutor
School: UCLA
Studypool has helped 1,244,100 students
flag Report DMCA
Similar Questions
Hot Questions
Related Tags

Brown University

1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology

2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University

982 Tutors

Columbia University

1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University

2113 Tutors

Emory University

2279 Tutors

Harvard University

599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2319 Tutors

New York University

1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University

1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University

2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University

932 Tutors

Princeton University

1211 Tutors

Stanford University

983 Tutors

University of California

1282 Tutors

Oxford University

123 Tutors

Yale University

2325 Tutors