Name: __________________________________________________________

( I may not return your abstract, right away, so keep  a copy of the complete packet before turning it in.)


Journal Article Abstracts:


Top line should look like this

Student Name                  Date                              Teacher/Professor             Class

Joe Smith                2/18/05                 M. Burrell              EDU 510


Evaluation Criteria:  3 = exceptional development

                             2 = good development

                             1 = satisfactory development

                             0 = unsatisfactory development


Reference is written in APA style                                                                   ______


Purpose is clearly identified                                                                           ______


Overview gives scope of article's discussion                                                    ______


Methodology describes subjects, design, and procedures                                 ______


Conclusion summarizes main points or findings                                              ______


Reaction reflects a personal analysis of the article in relation to strengths and

weaknesses, practical and/or theoretical contributions and recommendations       ______