general topic discussed by both Kozol

Use chapter 3 : “The savage inequalities of public education New York “from Jonathan Kozol’s book: ”Savage Inequalities”. Then, choose one of the articles listed below. Read the article. Finally, compare and contrast one or more ideas from these two readings. You are REQUIRED to structure this argument using the point-by-point method shown on page 57 of The Little Seagull Handbook. Any paper not using the point-by-point method will lose points in thesis, content, and structure categories of your paper rubric.

Include an introduction that provides an overview of the general topic discussed by both Kozol and the article you are comparing him to. Introduce the authors’ names and the article titles in the introductory paragraph.

Include a thesis statement. Your thesis must be ONE sentence which illustrates very clearly how the two readings are connected. It is possible for you to show that the two readings are very similar, that they are very different, or that they are similar in some ways but different in others.

Write a paper following the point-by-point method shown on page 57 of The Little Seagull Handbook.

The paper must be between 600 and 850 words long.

The paper must directly quote Kozol and the peer-reviewed scholarly article at least once each. The quoted passages cannot be dialogue spoken by anyone.

Any information you summarize or paraphrase from Kozol or the article must include parenthetical citations in MLA style with page numbers cited.

You are required to include an MLA works cited list.

You are required to use the MLA style for your paper including the heading; see The Little Seagull Handbook “Sample Research Paper” starting on page 161 for the model you are required to use.

The articles you are allowed to use for this paper are:

The article titled “Deconstructing Meritocracy in the College Classroom” written by John Wesley White, Carolyne Ali-Khan, and Brian P. Zoellner

The article titled “The Geography of Inequality: Why Separate Means Unequal in American Public Schools” written by John R. Logan, Elisabeta Minca, and Sinem Adar


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