Video Review Assignment #1
Directions: Choose ONE of the options below. Regardless of which option you choose, your papers must be a minimum of 250 words in length, typed, and double-spaced. Be sure to use proper grammar and spelling. When you have completed the assignment, turn it in electronically via Blackboard. Note: If you use a word processing program other than Microsoft Word (i.e., MS Works, Wordperfect, PAGES for Mac, etc.), then you must submit the paper as a rich text format (RTF) file.
Option A: Choose a documentary (not a movie or feature film!) pertaining to American history before 1877 from the VHS or DVD collection of the Ron E. Lewis Library at LSC-O. Check out the documentary, watch it, and write a 250-word summary of the video. A list of appropriate videos is available.
Option B: Choose any documentary (not a movie or feature film!) pertaining to American history before 1877 from the American History in Video database available through the Ron E. Lewis Library at LSC-O. These are videos that can be streamed online from anywhere in the world after logging into the library database with your NetID@my.lsco.edu and password. Watch the documentary and write a 250-word summary of or reaction to the video.
NOTE: Do not use the internet or any other outside source to complete this assignment. DO NOT PLAGIARIZE!
BE SURE TO SELECT A VIDEO FROM THE APPROPRIATE HISTORICAL ERA (BEFORE 1877) OR ELSE YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE CREDIT FOR THE ASSIGNMENT.