Attached is an article about the Estate of the musician Prince. Please carefully read the article and think about how it relates to the course material we’ve covered so far this semester. In an answer that’s roughly between 8 and 20 sentences (this is a general guideline, not a hard-and-fast rule) please comment critically on the article. Here are some prompts to think about as you write your response. -Are there events, issues or themes in the article that relate to what we’ve covered so far in class? If so, what are they? How are the issues and events described in the article similar to or different from what we’ve learned about this semester? –What specific course material does the article connect with? Our textbook? PowerPoints? Articles? Please be specific in showing you know how the article relates to our course materials.
–How or why does the article bring our course material to life? –How does having read and studied our course material shape the way you think about the article? Do you think the article is consistent with what we’ve covered this semester? Is it different? If so, how? –Any other thoughts/analysis you have about the article as it relates to our course materials? Any new ways of thinking about the article because of our course materials> Or new ways of thinking about our course materials because of the article. ***Rubric for assessing answers*** Each of the 3 questions in this assignment is worth up to 5 points and the entire assignment is worth up to 15 points toward your final grade for the semester.
The following criteria are used in assessing responses. The more the responses align with the following criterial the higher the grade for the response. –The extent to which the response demonstrates a thorough understanding of the article and our course material. –Whether the response contains a full discussion of the connection between the article and our course material or whether it misses connections between the two.
Does the response show the way the article brings our course material to life? –Whether the article includes specific references to our course material as a way of demonstrating the relationship between the article and our course work. –The article is well-written and well organized. –The extent to which the response provides a thorough response, as opposed to brief, conclusory answers. –The extent to which the response presents new ways of thinking about the article or our course materials