You have an opportunity to earn extra credit. This is not an automatic extra credit assignment however, it will be based on the grade you receive on the essay.
The prompt: The film, Avatar, has a distinct message about imperialism. What does the film say about imperialism? How do the events in the film refelct what we have learned in history about imperialization policies and actions of the United States?
You essay should use specific examples from the film and from history to back up your claims.
How to turn it in: Essays will only be accepted online at turnitin.com. You must see me for the class ID and enrollment password. Turnitin.com will not allow me to post it online. You may submit essays up until midnight on February 19, 2010.
All essays will be graded just like a regular essay. Your extra credit will be based on the grade you recieve. D's and F's will not recieve credit. Make sure you proofread and do a good, quality job.