Write a brief summary of the main points for two of the reading selections assigned for the week.
â€¢ Write a brief response to two of the reading selections assigned for the week. In your response you should identify and explain your perspective in the issue(s).
â€¢ Review the sub-module on Summarizing and Responding to Readings for a sample summary-response paper.
. Connection to other Course Assignments:
â€¢ The summary-response will help you clarify your understanding of the weekly reading selections.
â€¢ The summary-response will also help you to clarify and articulate your perspective on the various social issues presented throughout the course.
â€¢ Moreover, the summary-response will serve as the basis for your quote logs and for your analysis in the case study project
â€¢ Be sure to include a summary for two of the assigned reading selections.
â€¢ Be sure to include a response to the issue(s) presented in two of the assigned reading selections.
â€¢ In your summary paragraphs, clearly present each authorâ€™s key points in your own words.
â€¢ In your response paragraphs, show you are really thinking about the issue(s) â€“ donâ€™t settle for easy answers, donâ€™t pretend that conflicting evidence doesnâ€™t exist, donâ€™t feel that you have to take an either-or position. In addition, do not feel that you have to agree with the authors.
â€¢ You should submit your summary-response for both readings in a single document/file.
â€¢ Your summary-response for each of the reading selections should be a minimum of two (2) paragraphs (about 300-400 words) in length.
â—¦ Your summary for each of the two readings you selected should be 1-2 paragraphs long.
â—¦ Your response to each of the two readings you selected should be 1-2 paragraphs in length.
â—¦ Please clearly label and separate the summary and response for each reading. Please do not lump the summary and response together.
â€¢ Your summary-response should be typed, double-spaced and in 12-point font.