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ENGL 105 Kitamura (Fall 2021)

Reference and Instruction Librarian

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Teresa Morris
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College of San Mateo Library
1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd.
San Mateo, CA 94402

Welcome to the CSM Library

Use this guide to support your research for ENGL 105 Fall 2020. I'll be working with your class to support your work on the Devil's Highway essay.

My objectives for the instruction session:

  • Student awareness of specific CSM Library resources that support the assignment
  • Exploration search strategies challenges for this assignment.
  • Critical look at your research habits and assumptions

The Assignment

*This is an excerpted from assignment handout  from Spring 2020.

Your task

In a 5-6 page essay, respond to the following question:
Who do you believe is truly to blame for the suffering of the Wellton 26 and the deaths of the Yuma 14? Why?


Goals for this essay
A well-developed, well-organized, well-focused essay will include the following:


  • Evidence from Urrea’s text in each body paragraph to support your argument