a) Conduct research to find three sound sources related to the group- Millennials
The sources should shed light on –
– A single story or narrative about the group you’ve chosen (Millennials).
– What you and your readers need to know to have a more accurate understanding about this group.
b) Use the CRAAP TEST to choose your sources and to evaluate them.
c) Summarize each source using –
– the Summary techiques we’ve learned
– accurate MLA formatting and in-text citation
d) Comment on each source by responding to the following questions:
- What group are you focused on and what is a common single story or narrative about this group?
- How does this source relate to the group you’re focused on?
- What does it tell us about the single story or narrative related to the group you’ve chosen?
- How does it help us have a more (or less) accurate understanding of this group?
- How did you determine if this source is sound?
- What did you look for to determine its credibility? (Refer to elements of the CRAAP Test in your response.
The B Contract will be fulfilled if –
- Three sources are summarized as described in McLeod’s video ,
- including the following elements –
- the author and title, stated the first sentence
- the main claim of the source
- the key contributing points that support the author’s main point (without unnecessary detail)
- Summaries should not include the writer’s own judgment or opinion.
- The summaries include –
- properly formatted and punctuated titles
- properly embedded source information
- properly formatted MLA in-text citations in each summary
- Reflection questions are responded to in reasonable detail.
- Summaries and reflections are written in a way that is clear to an audience that hasn’t read these sources