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Find an a current news report, editorial, magazine article, or video that makes a claim about child or adolescent development (basically anything that involves human development).
- Summarize the main points (Claims) the source is trying to get across (1-2 sentences)
- Describe the evidence that the source use to support the main point.
- Evaluate the source – Explain where source comes from and why was the source convincing.
- Write out the citation for the source
Online citation generator – http://www.citationmachine.net/apa/cite-a-website/manual (Links to an external site.)
Note that you will be practicing this exercise in other assignments later on (Scholarly Article Evaluation and then culminating to your Evaluating Claims Paper).
In the News Rubric 5pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeScore
Total Points: 5.0