WR 121 Fierman: Choose 2 genres
Choose 2 genres
This assignment asks you to research one question, but present your findings in 2 genres. This page provides information about genres and examples of some of the genres you might choose.
What is Genre?
"What is a Genre?": A Literary Guide for English Students and Teachers - OSU
"What does genre mean? What are some examples of genres in literature and film? Professor Ehren Pflugfelder answers these questions using examples from popular movies, literature, and everyday life. The short video is designed to help high school and college English students to not only identify genres of various artforms but also to analyze their structure and purpose. The video is sponsored by the School of Writing, Literature, and Film at Oregon State University."
This blog is a good example of a blog with a very specific audience: woodworkers and people who are interested in learning to work with wood. Everything about this blog speaks to that audience through the woodworking vocabulary it uses, the images it displays, the title is a play on a wood-related word...
This is an example press release from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control)
This is a press release from this Saturday 3/3/18 from the Oregon State Legislature
(Use Google Slides)
This YouTube video offers 7 tips for writing an editorial from a NY Times editor.
This is an example editorial about a current issue in the NY Times.
This is the New York Times editorial page where you can read multiple editorials to get an idea of how to write one.
A short speech on your topic is most effective when you know your audience and are concise, but engaging.