America the story of us

The episode you will review is America the story of us 4/12: Writing Assignment Guidelines: The theme of this assignment is “Form and Content.” You are to chose an American cultural artifact from the twentieth century and discussing your artifact’s form (appearance, sound, shape, texture, etc.) and content (words or message written, spoken, sung, or otherwise expressed). You should include at least two sources from the library in your analysis. (The journals I uploaded)
Link to the episode on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2fMfC_i3Bs

The theme of this assignment is “Form and Content.” You are to choose an American cultural artifact from the twentieth century and write a 4-6 page paper (Times New Roman 12 point font, one inch margins, double-spaced) discussing your artifact’s form (appearance, sound, shape, texture, etc.) and content (words or message written, spoken, sung, or otherwise expressed). Your topic must be approved by me.

You should include at least two sources from the library in your analysis. These can be either books or journal articles. If you do not know how to search for these, let me know and I will help you.

Rubric:

This assignment is worth 20 points and will account for 10% of your final grade in the course. The points are earned according to the following criteria:

Completion of the assignment on or before the assigned due date and in the correct format, including citations. (5 points)

Thorough and logical analysis of your artifact’s “form,” complete with connections to the time, place and historical circumstances surrounding its creation and popularity. (5 points)

Thorough and logical analysis of your artifact’s “content,” complete with connections to the time, place and historical circumstances surrounding its creation and popularity. (5 points)

Clear thesis, or argument, supported by both primary and/or secondary sources. (5 points)