Critiquing an Article
LASA 2—Critiquing an Article
For this project, you will compose a researched response to Peter Singer’s article “America’s Shame.” This assignment allows you to assess and defend the reasonableness of personal beliefs through critical assessment of Singer’s arguments and the presentation of your own, original arguments on the subject.
Review the following:
Singer, P. (2009). America’s shame. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 55(27), B6–B10. (EBSCO AN 37137370)
Develop a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation summarizing the main points of the article. Complete the following:
Summarize the portions of Singer’s article you seek to engage/critique.
Using the tools of evaluation you have learned throughout the course, create an original argument to Singer’s article that advances your own thesis in light of Singer’s argument. Remember the nature of the stance is not important; you can agree or disagree with any point Singer makes within this article. The important thing is you construct a stance that clearly engages a portion of Singer’s text.
Support your argument with the use of original research. Use at least three credible, academic resources to support your
Develop an 8–10-slide presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint format. Be sure to include two additional slides—one for the title and the other for references. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Use the following file naming convention:
By Saturday, October 6, 2012, deliver your assignment to the M5: Assignment 1 Dropbox.
Grading Criteria and Rubric
Assignment 1 Grading Criteria
Summarize portions of Singer’s article that you wish to engage/critique. 40
Utilize tools of evaluation to create an original argument that engages Singer’s text in a way that is productive and advances your own thesis. 80
Apply research to engage Singer through the effective use of supportive evidence. 120
Usage and Mechanics (16)
APA Elements (20) 60
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