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Name____________________________ Date Assigned__10/16/17_ Due Date__11/1/17

Unit 1 Essay Assignment: Fahrenheit 451

This essay will serve as the first portion of your summative assessment requirements for Unit One. The
second portion of your summative assessment will be a multiple choice test. For Part I you are to read
each of the provided articles and write a well-dveloped argumentative essay where you respond to the
following prompt:

The first amendment states, Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or
prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of
the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. Using your
knowledge of the first amendment, your experiences and what you have read, write a well-developed
argumentative essay where you defend or refute the governments right/ability to infringe on the first

Be sure to:

Thoroughly read through each of the articles

Understand the arguments being made in Bradburys Fahrenheit 451

Cite evidence from both articles and Bradburys Fahenrenheit 451 to support you reasoning

The second portion of your summative assessment will be a multiple choice test.

Essay Requirements:

Times New Roman
12 point Font
MLA format
Double Spaced

Your essay must be submitted to by midnight on November 1, 2017. No late

assignments will be accepted, so please plan accordingly. Please keep this date in mind.

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