ALC Class of 2017 Graduation

Congratulations ALC Graduates! So proud of you all!

Guitar Club Rocks Cal-State LA

Guitar Family Fest 2017

Great job to the School of Rock at the AAAJ Family Empowerment Festival this past weekend at CSULA. Shout out to Andy, Allen, Oswaldo, Marvin, Michael and Silva! Keep on rockin…

Farewell to Manzanar

 

Manzanar

“Scene of barrack homes at Manzanar,” by Dorothea Lange (Public Domain)

 

Essay Writing Prompt: Farewell to Manzanar is a true memoir that describes one family’s experience in a Japanese American Internment Camp during WWII. What can we as readers learn from this story? In at least a five-paragraph essay, describe a theme (lesson, message) that this memoir reveals. Connect this theme to at least two other sources (article, film or poem) with a recurring message. Include textual evidence to back up your ideas.

Handouts and Writing Resources:

  1. Farewell to Manzanar Essay Criteria
  2. Farewell to Manzanar Tree Map or Persuasion Map
  3. MLA Typing Guidelines

Online Resources: