For your first writing exercise, read the article in the link below. Then, in 1-2 pages, answer the questions in the following prompt. Remember to quote directly from Brandt’s article to help support your points.
Compare your own literacy history to those of Branch and Lopez. Then consider who your primary literacy sponsors were (people, as well as institutions like churches or clubs or school systems) and what literacies they taught you (academic, civic, religious, and so on). Would you consider the access provided by these sponsors adequate? What literacies have you not had access to that you wish you had?