For this essay, you will select one of the essay questions below and compose a r
For this essay, you will select one of the essay questions below and compose a research-based essay in response. You are encouraged to draw on the assigned documentaries and reading assignments as sources, as well as any additional research you have done as part of your discussion board assignments. Your essay should be a minimum of 5 full pages in length (not including your Works Cited) and include a minimum of 4 secondary sources and a properly formatted Works Cited page (all in-texts and Works Cited entries should follow MLA 2021 guidelines). Your essay should not use first person.
Indigenous language revitalization efforts in the US and Canada. Is language revitalization important for tribal communities in the United States and Canada? Why or why not? What are some of the challenges that tribal communities face in their efforts to revitalize their indigenous languages, and how might these challenges be addressed? If you choose this option, you are encouraged to reference specific tribal examples to support your argument.
Your essay should include an introduction that introduces the topic and ends with a clearly worded, 1-2 sentence thesis statement. (Links to an external site.) Each supporting paragraph (there should be at least 3) should begin with a strong topic sentence and should incorporate evidence, including direct quotations from the short stories as needed to support your argument. Quotations from secondary sources should be smoothly integrated (Links to an external site.) and use proper MLA in-text citations. The essay should also contain a strong conclusion. The final page of the document should consist of a Works Cited (Links to an external site.)page. See the section on MLA formatting in your textbook for more information.
Your document should be a minimum of 5 full pages (not including Works Cited), typed and double-spaced, in Times New Roman font, size 12. Your paper should have 1-inch margins and should include a properly formatted heading and a title per MLA formatting guidelines.