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Health in the News

Health in the News

Each student in class will be responsible for choosing a health article online or in the newspaper. You will need to write a reflection and do a short summary in class on your designated day.

Choose a health article from a reputable source online (CNN, WebMD, NY Times etc) or the newspaper. Send article or bring article in on your due date.

Write a reflection

  • Summarize the main points of the article – 1 paragraph
    • Include the date, the source, the author and title of article
  • Response to article -2 paragraphs
    • What from the article resonated most?
    • How can you apply this article to your health?

Presentation

  • Summarize the article
  • Explain the importance of the article
  • Give applications for the article

 

 

 

 

 

0 Points

1 Point

2 Points

3 Points

Summary of Article

Some details from article are missing. Summary is not objective OR minimal referencing to the article is provided. Author OR source are not named.

Some details from article are missing. Summary is not objective OR minimal referencing to the article is provided. Author OR source are not named.

Most of the main ideas and facts from the article are included. Summary is presented in objective view and referencing to the article is provided. Author and source are named.

All main ideas and facts from the article are included. Summary is presented in objective view and referencing to the article is provided. Author and source are named.

Response to Article

Student lacked clear understanding of the article and may or may not have expressed a personal response

Student evidenced some understanding of parts of the article or did not express a personal response.

Student evidenced considerable comprehension of the article and articulated a thoughtful response.

Student evidenced clear comprehension of the article and articulated a thoughtful response.

Conclusion and Applications

No personal comments are provided. No relationship between article and class material is provided.

Few personal comments. Little to none insight provided to application to health.

Personal comments are clearly stated. Student provides minimal application to health.

Personal comments are clearly stated. Student clearly provides applications to health.

Presentation

Student gave a disorganized presentation with main points of article lacking.

Student was vague about main points of article. Student does not offer personal response or applications.

Student highlights most of the main points of the article. Student addresses personal response and applications. minimally

Student addresses main points clearly. Student gives personal response. Student provides applications of article.

 

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