Unit Four Passport Assignment
You must respond in-depth to each of the following as you engage with the resource, so you may want to jot down notes or thoughts as you view your selection:
Provide a brief overview of your selected video:
You should make it clear you watched the entire video or completed the full experience. Please discuss in your own words, and do not copy from any outside description of the material. Maintain a level of formality whether responding in text, audio, or video format.
What were the most important things you learned from this video?
Discuss a few things you learned, or learned more about, from this video or experience. You may respond in the first person. Be sure to check for grammar and spelling if writing or maintain a level of formality in your language if responding in audio or video format.
What impacted you most from this video or how did it change your views or perspective?
Describe what impacted you most from this video or experience and/or how this video or experience changed your views or offered new insight or a new perspective. This may include your feelings or general reactions. Consider what surprised (or shocked) you. You may respond in first-person. Be sure to check for grammar and spelling if writing or maintain a level of formality in your language if responding in audio or video format.
Combining archival footage with testimony from activists and scholars, director Ava DuVernay’s examination of the U.S. prison system looks at how the country’s history of racial inequality drives the high rate of incarceration in America.