JOB ON THE LINE: WILLIAM ADLER, EXTRA CREDIT ASSIGNMENT
Please summarize William Adler’s article in its entirety. Be sure to include details of the nature of work changed over the course of time in Patterson, NJ.
- Also, explain what life is like for workers in Matamoros, Mexico. Discuss the benefits from these labor arrangements.
- Do the workers ever benefit? Is it always the employer? What does the future hold?
In order to receive 25 points extra credit to your Class Participation grade, the summary paper is to be absolutely no less than 3 full pages.
- The more detail, the more points awarded.
- Please follow the basic format of an academic paper: standard 1â€ margins, double spaced, correct spelling and grammar, STAPLED.
- Points will be taken off for grammar/spelling mistakes, formatting mistakes, lack of coherency or lack of effort.
- See Extra Credit Rubric for more info
- 25 points: Clearly summarizes major themes and details of the article. Offers a personal critical opinion or argument about the information presented in the article. 5 to 6 sentences in 8 to 10 or more paragraphs, 3 to 4 pages long. Quotes from article summarized are used with APA or MLA citation. Excellent grammar and formatting without a single mistake.
- 20 – 24 points: Clearly summarizes major themes and details of the article, 5 to 6 sentences in 8 to 10 or more paragraphs, 3 to 4 pages long. Quotes from article summarized are used with APA or MLA citation. Excellent grammar and formatting.
- 15 – 19 points: Suitable summary of materials presented, 5 to 6 sentences in 7 to 8 paragraphs, not a full 3 pages long. Some type of reference citation is made. Satisfactory grammar and formatting.
- 10 â€“ 14 points: Topic discussed, fair summary of material, 5 to 6 sentences in 4 to 5 paragraphs, a little over 2 pages long. Little to no details of the article are presented. Multiple grammar and formatting errors throughout paper.
- 1 â€“ 9 points: Topic discussed but not in logical or coherent fashion. Short, choppy sentences in 3 to 4 paragraphs, not longer than 1 page. Grammar or formatting errors throughout paper.
- 0: Failed instructions of the assignment or plagiarism of someone else’s work