Context Research Assignment
For this assignment, you will find a source that discusses one of the social, political, or cultural topics we have discussed so far this semester. You may use newspaper/magazine/journal articles, scholarly videos, books, or academic/scholarly/news websites. Do not use Wikipedia, Ask.com, Yahoo!Answers, About.com, or similar searches, and do not use any of the sources I have already provided.
For this assignment you must include:
1. A title that includes the title of the source you found and the topic it relates to from our class
2. An MLA-style citation for the source (This link provides useful information on writing an MLA-style citation: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/07/.
3. A complete paragraph that summarizes what you learned about the topic from this source. This paragraph should be written completely in your own words (except where you use quotes from the source) and include specific details from the source.
4. A complete paragraph that connects what you have learned to one or more of the texts we’ve read this semester. This paragraph should be written completely in your own words (except where you use quotes from the source or from class readings) and include specific details from the source and at least one class reading.
Remember that these assignments must be your own original ideas, work and writing. When you use information from your research article, be sure to quote that