A JURY OF HER PEERS BY SUSAN GLASPEL AND SPUNK BY ZORA NEAL HURSTON

• Analyze literature for a purpose
• Distinguish digital or print materials through annotation in order to demonstrate reading and summary skills
• Identify a common theme in two short stories
• Identify one to three examples from each story as evidence of the theme
• Write a thesis statement that clearly identifies the titles of the stories, their authors, their common theme, and what the paper will discuss about the stories and the theme
• Write clear topic sentences for paragraphs that inform the reader what the paragraph will discuss
• Develop paragraphs that support the topic sentences
• Organize a comparison and contrast paper by presenting paragraphs in a logical and interesting fashion, using one of two methods for comparison and contrast: story-by-story or idea-by-idea
• Write sentences in standard American English that clearly express ideas
• Explain your writing process in a clear and logical fashion