AP Journal Review

Every few weeks you will be expected to read and review an article that relates to the chapter and topic we are studying in class. For example, when we are studying civil liberties, you could read an article about restrictions on freedom of speech on the internet; when we are studying due process, you could read and analyze an article about student privacy rights in school. Turn in a journal reviews for each of the assigned chapters on the date indicated on the syllabus.
Only the following sources are acceptable for journal reviews:

SourceOn-line address
The New York Times
The Wall Street Journal
The Washington Post
Al Jazeera America
The LA Times
The Christian Science Monitor
The Economist
The BBC
The Guardian Unlimited
NPR
Foreign Policy

Each of these web sites allows you free access to news each day.

Do NOT attach your article to this review. The article must come from the past 6 months. The article must be about the US of A. Each review must be no more than one page typed (I will count off ten points if your review is more than one page) and should include the following information:

1)Heading
Your Name:
Today’s Date:
Textbook Chapter Connection:
Source:
Article Title:
Article Publication Date:

2)Connection
Summarize the article and explain its connects to the chapter or what we have studied about the topic in class (one paragraph maximum).

3)Significance

Explain why this issue/topic/story is important (one paragraph maximum).

4)Opinion

Explain your opinion on this issue/topic/story (one paragraph maximum).

Your work must be no more than one page, typed, and handed in at the beginning of class.
You may not e-mail me your work.