C121 in-class assessment

 
Presented here are 3 different articles about gun violence. DO NOT READ these articles. Simply SCAN the pages to identify indicators of VOICE, CLARITY, and AUTHORSHIP as you answer the following questions.

Article 1

Article 2

Article 3

1. What indicators of voice, clarity, and authorship can you identify in Article 1? Select all that apply.
2. What indicators of voice, clarity, and authorship can you identify in Article 2? Select all that apply.
3. What indicators of voice, clarity, and authorship can you identify in Article 3? Select all that apply.
4. Based on the indicators of voice, clarity, and authorship you found for each article, which one do you think contains the most clearly-stated and credible/factual information?
5. From your scan of each article, which do you think presents the LEAST objective point of view?
6. The credentials of the authors of Article 1 are clearly stated, but this is not true of Articles 2 and 3. Open a new window and take a moment to do a quick Google search for the names of the primary authors of Articles 2 and 3. Using information taken only from web sites listed in the first page of Google results, briefly describe what you found about the professional credentials of each author.