Environmental Philosophy Nonfiction Reflective Essay
First, write a creative nonfiction reflective essay, 300-400 words, that articulates your own personal philosophy about the environment and/or your relationship to animals in the/your environment. Use at least two of our readings (or film and reading) to date to inform this philosophy (agree or disagree) and the discussions from your group, as well as your own beliefs to guide your thinking. Reference your readings using MLA formatting.
Second, discuss how the film JAWS created fear of sharks, and documentary films shift and alter our cultural perceptions of marine animals.
Discuss how all of the films pull us along by the power of emotions, facts, and ethos.
Looking for three posts observation paper, discussion and a reply
Social Justice Educational Presentation
For this assignment, you will create a short (1-2 minutes) video or a 10-12 slide digital presentation (PowerPoint, Prezi, etc.) that you could share with students and their families that discusses why and how you will teach for social justice. Consider how your personal identity, worldview, and prior experiences affect your perceptions and expectations in interacting with students and their families.
Identify a biblical verse that inspires you to teach for social justice. The following list may guide you:
- Matthew 7:12 (NIV)
In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for this is the Law and the Prophets.
- Philippians 2:3 (NIV)
Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves
- Titus 2:7-8a (ESV)
Show yourself in all respects to be a model of good works, and in your teaching show integrity, dignity and sound speech
- Proverbs 22:6 (NIV)
Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.
Discuss your selection of your chosen verse.
If you have made a video for this assignment, use an online video platform such as Loom, YouTube, or Vimeo to upload your completed video. Ensure that others can access and view your linked video prior to submitting to the LMS.
APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.
This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite.