Germany: A Look at it's Social Issues

A class project in Mr. Smith's English 10 at Cardinal Newman HS

Project Overview

Project Proposal

Name: Bailey Anderson

Period: 3

Nation of your choice: Germany

Rationale (or explanation why you are curious about this country): I am interested in this country because of the beautiful places and architectural structures

Summary (of what you already know about the history, geography, culture, and social issues): Germany is the center of Europe, The country is Europes second most populous after Russia with more that 81 million people. The Germans economy is the largest on the content and the firth largest in the world.

Prediction (about what you think you will discover or hope to discover during your research): During my research I hope to discover and learn more about Germany history and discover the traditions that they have in there county.

Discussion (of the importance of this nation in the global community, i.e., the “so what?”):

New York Times Topics: Germany

#1 They Say, I Say

Student Name: Bailey Anderson

Period: 3

Title of article (in quotation marks): German Anti-immagration leaders resign

Title of newspaper (underlined or italicized): New york times

Essay Author: Melissa Eddy

Date of Publication: January 22, 2015

Essay main idea/thesis statement:

Quote: New York Times believes that "You cannot keep a movement together when the leadership is at its odds with each other, and does not know what it wants".


Comment: I think that this quote shows that you cannot have something like a movement if you don't have good leadership or good relationship with the people who are in your movement

#2 They Say, I Say

Student Name: Bailey Anderson

Period: 3

Title of article (in quotation marks):

Title of newspaper (underlined or italicized): New york Times

Essay Author:The Associated Press

Date of Publication: February 27,2015

Essay main idea/thesis statement:

Quote: The New york Times writes that "A court sentenced a nurse to life in prison on Thursday for killing patients at a clinic with overdoses of heart medication that he confessed to administering because he enjoyed trying to revive them.


Comment: After reading this article I agree that this name should be sentenced to life in prison after killing innocent patients.

#3 The Big 5

Title of article (in quotation marks):

Title of newspaper (underlined or italicized):

Essay Author:

Date of Publication:

1. AUDIENCE AND PURPOSE (Focus on who. Who wrote the text? Who was it written for? Why did the writer write it?)

2. CONTENT AND THEME (Focus on the what. What is the text about? What is the author’s message?)

3. TONE AND MOOD (Focus on the how. What is the writer’s tone? How does the text make the reader feel? What kind of diction is used to create a certain tone/mood?)

4. STYLISTIC DEVICES (What stylistic devices does the writer use? To what effect? Common devices: irony, sarcasm, rhetorical questions, figurative speech, analogy, metaphor, etc.)

5. STRUCTURE (What kind of text is it? What structural conventions are used?)

#4 The Big 5

Title of article (in quotation marks): Washington

Title of newspaper (underlined or italicized): the New York Times

Essay Author: New York Times

Date of Publication:

1. AUDIENCE AND PURPOSE (Focus on who. Who wrote the text? Who was it written for? Why did the writer write it?) The writter wrote this to keep us informed about what is happening in our countries, Theis was written to show us that our countries make mistakes and that their mistakes do effect us.

2. CONTENT AND THEME (Focus on the what. What is the text about? What is the author’s message?) The author message between two countries the United States and germany, the spy mission fails and the text shows peoples reaction of the out come of their mission

3. TONE AND MOOD (Focus on the how. What is the writer’s tone? How does the text make the reader feel? What kind of diction is used to create a certain tone/mood?) the tone of this article is interesting it makes the reader feel aware of what's going on but also concern because the plan of the mission faild

4. STYLISTIC DEVICES (What stylistic devices does the writer use? To what effect? Common devices: irony, sarcasm, rhetorical questions, figurative speech, analogy, metaphor, etc.) there is a lot of sarcasm in this article because it is taking peoples thought on the situation important people like the presendent are trying to figure out what made this mission fail

5. STRUCTURE (What kind of text is it? What structural conventions are used?)this article because it has a strong structure it tells you all the fine little details about what people want to know about what major thing that are happening in there country.

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Comment Stream

2 years ago
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Thoroughly enjoyed this tackk because it had great pictures and articles.

2 years ago
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How do you think that Germany would respond if we enforced Anti-immigration?

2 years ago
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Your tackk was very useful. I like how you put a lot of information out there for others to read.