Discussion Question 2
Directions: Answer the question below. Your answer is due no later than Thursday, Sept. 14.
Your responses to other students' answers are due by midnight on Sunday, Sept. 17. In order to get the full 20 points, you MUST respond thoughtfully to at least 3 other people's postings.
Please answer the question as thoughtfully as possible, after reading the lecture. Then post your answer to the English 103 Message Board by the deadline.
We will be using the Canvas Discussion Board for this class. Click on the link below to get to the Canvas portal, sign in, and then click on the box for this class. You will find the "Discussions" link on the left side of the screen:
Remember: This discussion question is worth a possible 20 points. Late answers will receive 0 points. Points will be assigned according to the thoughtfulness of your answers, not by whether they are "right" or not, since sometimes there is no "right" answer. Just be sure your ideas are supported by the material in the readings.
When the Voyager was sent into space in 1977, a golden record, containing music from Earth, was inside, in case the spacecraft was found by beings on another planet somewhere in the universe. Here is a link to a list of the items on the record: What's On the Record.
If another spacecraft were sent into space to journey where no one has gone before, which ONE song would you send with it?
- Specify a genre. Then choose a song from that genre. (Not an album--it has to be ONE SONG.)
- Then explain why you chose this song to represent that genre.
- Your answer should be 2-5 paragraphs long.
When you respond to other people's answers, be sure to post a response of substance, which adds new details or ideas to what they've said, or asks questions for clarification. Don't just say "I think your song is a great choice" or some variation on that. Really give some thought to what the other student has said and see what you can contribute.