Sticks and Stones features diverse and accessible models for your writing assignments through a special collection of essays written by students around the country.
Table of Contents
Preface for Instructors1. To the Student 2. Remembering an EventA Peer Review Guide Nicole Ball, Sticks and Stones Stephanie Legge, In a Ditch Elizabeth Schaap, Jet Fuel and Good Fairies Julia Barojas, Almost Quitting James Ziech, Worse Than a Lump of Coal 3. Writing ProfilesA Peer Review Guide Linda Kampel, Our Daily BreadLinda Fine, Bringing Ingenuity Back Bonnie Lapwood, Modernizing a Remnant of the Mid-Twentieth CenturyNatasha Farhoodi, Mad World Records4. Explaining a ConceptA Peer Review Guide Katie Angeles, The Forgotten Personality Sheila McClain, Proxemics: A Study of Space and Relationships Muhammad Memon, Patriarchy in the Arab WorldEtoria Spears, Therapeutic Cloning and Embryonic Research Max Wu, The Disorder That Hides Within William Tucker, The Art and Creativity of Stop-Motion5. Analyzing and Synthesizing Opposing ArgumentsA Peer Review Guide Luke Serrano, Gambling and Government Restriction Chris Sexton, Virtual Reality? Matthew Chrisler, Are Laissez-Faire Policies to Blame? Brittany Koehler, Criminal DNA Databases: Enhancing Police Investigations or Violating Civil Rights? Eve Lee, Chris McCandless: His Supporters and Critics6. Arguing a PositionA Peer Review Guide Courtney Anttila, TXTing: h8 it or luv it Jaclyn Melicharek, Four-Day School Weeks: The Rule to Skip SchoolTan-Li Hsu, Energy Drinks Mary Hake, With Each Seed a Farmer Plants7. Proposing a SolutionA Peer Review Guide Max Moore, The Social Security Problem Monica Perez, Cracking Down on Lighting Up James Benge, Adapting to the Disappearance of Honeybees Kati Huff, Unhealthy Lunchrooms: Toxic for Schoolchildren and the Environment8. Justifying an EvaluationA Peer Review Guide Matthew Fontilla, Watchmen Jane Kim, Evaluation of Nickle and Dimed Julie Plucinski, Satellite Radio9. Arguing for Causes or EffectsA Peer Review Guide Michele Cox, The Truth about Lying Victoria Radford, Mayday! Mayday!Virginia Gagliardi, Left OutStephanie Cox, Hispanic Pride vs. American Assimilation10. Analyzing StoriesA Peer Review Guide Synopsis: D. H. Lawrence’s "In Love" Sarah Hawkins, In Love Synopsis: Susan Glaspell’s "A Jury of Her Peers" Margaret Tate, Irony and Intuition in "A Jury of Her Peers"A Note on the CopyeditingSample Copyediting Submission Form