author year page #) W r i t i n g

author year page #) W r i t i n g

Write a 7 paragraph reflection on what you learned in this unit. Use the following format:

Paragraphs 1-2 are a reflection on the most important things that you learned from the films. These paragraphs do not have to be connected to the other parts of the essay.

Paragraphs 3-5 are a reflection on the most important things that you learned in the readings. Cite your sources in text (author year page #) and then provide a works cited list on a final page. Citing a source does not mean quoting; it can just mean referring to a text as the source of your information. Try to integrate the major themes of the readings. Don’t summarize a lot of details. CITE AT LEAST 3 READINGS TOTAL WITH AT LEAST 1 READING FROM EACH OF GROUPS A, B, AND C.

Paragraphs 6-7 are your application of the concepts learned from this unit’s films and readings to a current events news article of your choice. Provide a link to the article at the top of this section and clearly explain how and why it relates to the course concepts.

Works Cited page should include all readings cited AND the news article.

Suggested template for a paragraph: The most important message in (Film A/B or the readings in Group A/B/C) is ….. We see this in (details from film or details from one or more readings. Approximately 3 sentences here.) This is important because (approximately 2 sentences here).

Rubric

Reflection Essay Rubric

Criteria Ratings

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeFilm 1: Reflects on most important point student learned from film 1

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeFilm 2: Reflects on most important point student learned from film 2

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeReadings A: Reflects on most important points student learned from Group A readings with at least 1 citation from that group

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeReadings B: Reflects on most important points student learned from Group B readings with at least 1 citation from that group

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeReadings C: Reflects on most important points student learned from Group C readings with at least 1 citation from that group

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeCurrent Events Article: Summarizes important points of news article concisely and gives link to article

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeCurrent Events Article: Explains how news article illustrates and/or connects to the unit’s films, lectures, and readings.