Writing Assignment #3

Title: Ward, Patterson. Sifonis, Dodds, and Saunders (2002) The Role of Graded Category Structure in Imaginative Thought

Paper due: 3/14

Writing Paper Requirements

For the journal article writing assignments you will be given a journal article that you need to read, understand, evaluate, and (if possible) consider the implications of the research.  You will then write a short paper explaining the research, identifying the strengths and weaknesses of the research, and discussing any possible implications of the research.

Keep in mind the following:

Document format

The document you submit to be graded needs to meet the following criteria

Grading Rubric

Your paper will be graded on the basis of the following criteria using a 3 point scale (1= Unsatisfactory, 2 = OK, 3 = Excellent)

Demonstrated understanding of the research (9 points)

Critical thinking about the research (9 points)

Language (9 points)

Mechanics (9 points)