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 -Blog 1: Using the lessons from you’ve learned on rhetoric, rhetorical choices, and concision, you will write your first blog. Remember that this is not a normal assignment grade, but is 15% of your grade for Project 2. Link to text:  Blog 2: – instructions the same as for Blog 1 Blog 3 – 400 words  link to the text : Instructions: Part 1: Read and annotate Read the first text in your chosen text set, which can be found in this module. You will use the same text set for all three blogs.  Part 2: Post After you read the article, and once you feel that you understand the article, your job is to craft a  response to the article. Your response should do three things:  First, briefly summarize the main points of the text (in about 2-3 sentences) . Use what you learned about summary to help you. For example, don’t forget to include the title of the article and the author’s name right away.   Blog 4 – 500 words This blog is different than the previous blogs because it requires a new skill (synthesis).  Step 1: Compare and contrast your three texts:   The three texts (from the previous blogs): Blog 1: Adam Grant: The Surprising Habits of Original Thinkers Blog 2:Failure is Not an Option by Allison D. Carr (76-81 in Bad Ideas about Writing (Links to an external site.)) Blog 3: Sir Ken Robinson: “Do Schools Kill Creativity? (Links to an external site.)”   You should begin by comparing and contrasting the first two texts’ messages and rhetorical strategies. Are these texts communicating similar or different messages? Are these two texts using similar or different strategies to reach their intended audiences? Think about this carefully. Then, explain how the third text fits into your evaluation of the first two.  

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