- be typed doubled-space.
- Use factual information.
- have required APA format if references are utilized – type references according to the APA Style Guide.
- 2-3 pages not counting resources
- Name of the author (s), title of the article, type of journal, volume number, date, and page numbers.
- A paragraph abstract of the article to summarize the essential content/ideas.
- A paragraph describing your view of the article’s balance. Did the writer addressboth sides of the issue? Was there bias involved and if so, slanted towardswhich side? What is your evidence of this bias or imbalance?
- A paragraph describing your opinion of the article’s quality and your own position:
o Did the writer do sufficient research?
o Is the article technically correct and clearly presented and supported?
o Are there elements of the argument that could have been enhanced with more detail or more argumentation?o What would a follow-up article contain to be useful to this one?o Did you agree with the article?o Did it support or change your opinion? If not, then why?
The final paper should be typed, double-spaced on one side of white standard