Latin-American Studies,For Current Events 4, relate your news piece to either “Only my Hairdresser Knows for Sure” or “In Search of the Chilean Paradise.” Current Events Essays – the goal of this assignment is to 1) relate current events in Latin America

 

Paragraph 1: Introduce the article: include title, author, source; what is this piece about? What is the main focus/theme? 
Paragraph 2: How does the article relate to the assigned material(s)? Discuss in detail how the news article and assigned course material are related. Be as specific as possible.

Paragraph 3: What did you think of the article? Did you learn anything new? If so, what?

This assignment will be graded in the following way:

Score

 

3

Meets or exceeds required length and format. Demonstrated in-depth use of assigned course material (either quoted or cited from material). High quality discussion of the relationship between materials in unit and news article.

1.5-2.5

Meets required length and format. Demonstrated in-depth use of assigned course material (but did not quote or cite from material). Good quality discussion of the relationship between materials in unit and news article.

1

Meets required length and format. Does not demonstrate in-depth use of assigned course material (including did not quote or paraphrase from material). Poor quality discussion of the relationship between the materials in unit and news article.

0-0.5

Does not meet required length and format. Demonstrated superficial use of assigned course material. Poor quality discussion of the relationship between the materials in unit and news article.

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