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CA School Segregation Paper

CA School Segregation Paper

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Step 1 Review the Research Process 

A. Read This Lecture

Finding a Scolarly Article.pdf

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B. Watch these Videos

C. Visit the Library

Our library is a strong source for academic articles. Please use the search engine explained in the above video to find your research. 

To complete this research, please follow our Research Guide carefully.

Visit the Cuyamaca College Library (Links to an external site.) to conduct your search.  You will be asked for your log in information, which will be the same as WebAdvisor. 

Step 2 Choose a Cause to Become a Change Agent for Today

Research some current issues and choose one to align your efforts towards. 

Some ideas:

  • Racial Justice
  • Immigration Laws
  • Healthcare Disparities with Covid-19
  • Policing in the US
  • Poverty and Education 

Here is a list of ideas (Links to an external site.) to consider. 

Step 3 Locate 2 Articles on your Cause  

Choose 2 articles on your cause to use as research for your essay.

  1. One news article on the issue from a reputable source
    • New York Times
    • Washington Post 
    • NPR 
  2. One scholarly article on the issue from a reputable source.

To complete this research, please follow our Research Guide carefully.

Visit the Cuyamaca College Library (Links to an external site.) to conduct your search.  You will be asked for your log in information, which will be the same as WebAdvisor. 

Step 4 Complete a Reading Response Annotation Worksheet for the Scholarly Article 

  • Perform each step as directed in the handout 
  • Provide MLA citations as needed

RR Annotation Worksheet Revised .doc

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Step 5 Write a Short Summary of the News Article

Write a 150 word summary of the news article about your topic. 

  • What is the argument/problem/issue?
  • What are its the main points?
  • What are some solutions? 
  • What 2 quotes can you use to support your ideas? 

Step 6 Save and Submit Both Documents

  1. Annotation worksheet for the scholarly article on your cause. 
  2. Summary of the news article on your cause.