ASSESSMENT

Cover Page: (10 points)
-Image is relevant to theme of magazine
-Clever, yet meaningful title
-Minimum of two additional subtitles

Table of Contents: (5 points)
-Organizes magazine section
-Displays cohesive theme throughout the assignment

Primary Source Interview: (10 points)
-Interview relates to topic covered in at least one news story
-Interview set up by editors to draw audience in

Editorial Cartoon: (5 points)
-Cartoon relates to topic covered in at least one news story

News Story: (30 points)
-Objectivity maintained as best as possible – free from opinion
-At least two sides to story discussed
-Primary source quote used in the article
-Minimum of three pages double spaced

Editorial / Opinion Piece: (15 points)
-Clear thesis displayed in article
-Strong arguments backing up thesis
-Fits tone and theme of newsletter

Works Cited: (10 points)
-Minimum of ten high quality sources (Wikipedia may be used but does not count toward source total)
-Formatted in MLA style

Advertisement: (5 points)
-Appropriate advertisement for intended demographic

Creativity / Originality / Professionalism: (10 points)