You will prepare a short paper about a current news article/storyrelating to the juvenile justice system. The story must be taken from the news on the week that the student is submitting it. The paper should be 2 pages in length, double-spaced. The paper must be in your own words. It must be written in narrative form.Proper grammar and punctuation is also required.
Directions: Find an article either in the newspaper or online from a reputable national or local news source. Read the article and fill out the statements or answer the questions below. You may not use articles from entertainment/gossip sources. Because this is a juvenile justice current events assignment you are to choose an article that is no more than a week old from when the assignment is given. Be sure to check the rubric for this assignment to complete all the requirements for this assignment. You must connect the article with at least two things that you have learned from the class. Provide a full APA style citation to the article at the end.
For your response:
Summarize the article. Do not simply copy a news event. Explain the event in your own words. (1 paragraph)
Incorporate all the following questions into your response:
A. Express your opinion about the information in the article. B. Explain how the articles ties in to material you have learnt in classC. Is what you know about the juvenile justice system accurately represented in this article? Explain.D. What questions does this raise for you?