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Greene & Lidinsky, “From Identifying Issues to Forming Questions” (Ch. 4) and “From Formulating to Developing a Thesis” (Ch. 5).
Chapters Four and Five address how writers move from actively listening at the sidelines of an academic conversation to engaging in that dialogue as participants. Indeed, being able to identify the central issues at play in an academic conversation and to develop a compelling response (or thesis) are key abilities of successful academic writers.
In Greene & Lidinsky, excerpt from James W. Loewen’s “Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong,” pp. 383-403.
In class discussions, you will consider this essay alongside Freire’s essay in the context of a larger conversation about schooling. In essay #2 (due this week), you will craft a thesis that responds to Freire and Loewen’s ideas.