Scholarly articles may be found in the Long Beach City College Library Databases. Others may be found on the internet:

this is due in 5 hours…… no late work…. must have done in 5 hours……

Choose a topic from the  list below that is of interest to you and review two scholarly articles that explores different aspects of your topic.  (your textbook may not be used as one of your sources ).

For example, if your topic is asthma, you might find an article that discusses where elementary school age children should store  inhalers;  in their backpacks or the nurse’s office.  You may find a different article that suggests there are more cases of children with asthma from lower income levels  compared to children in other income levels.   Some information will be the same, what is asthma, causes of asthma, etc.  Each article will also contain article specific information, inhalers and income levels.

Scholarly articles may be found in the Long Beach City College Library Databases.  Others may be found on the internet:

Scholarly Resources

  • Look for publications from a professional organization.
  • Websites with a .org or .net

Your report,

  • Identify each article by title, author(s), periodical or journal, issue, date.
  • Give a summary of each article.  Include definitions and various perspectives on the topic.
  • In what ways do the article relates to the other.   Identify how the articles agree or disagree on various aspects of the topic?
  • Summarize how each article broadened your understanding of your topic of interest.

Your report needs to be between 2 1/2 – 4 pages in length and double spaced.

Choose a topic of interest from the list below: 

asthma

autism

finding a good preschool

whole language vs. phonetics

Common Core

teen popularity and cliques

anorexia nervosa

cyber bullying

sex education in schools

schools that handout condoms

relationship between bullies and bully-victims and attachment

public school vs. private school

girl brains and boy brains- what’s the difference?

nerds vs. jocks and cheerleaders

sports programs for girls

Scholarly Resources that may be helpful

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