Periodicals Direction Sheet - English 163 Techniques of Reading - English Learning Center

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Periodicals Direction Sheet

Assignment Objective

The object of this assignment is to become familiar with some of the newspapers and magazines that are always available to you and that you will probably be using for research in other classes.

General Directions

  1. These assignments may be completed in the Ohlone College Library, or in any other library (City of Fremont, CSU East Bay, etc.) If you need assistance finding needed materials or information, ask a librarian for assistance.

    Before going to the library, you may want to print a copy of the online form for each assignment you are going to complete, fill it out at the library, then transfer your answers onto the online form and submit.

  2. There are six activities related to this assignment. Each activity should take approximately 60 minutes to complete and is worth one hour of ELC credit.

  3. All of the activities require some written work. When you are writing about a newspaper or magazine article, fill out the online page for each assignment. Include the name of the newspaper or magazine, the title of the article, and the date of the publication.

  4. Submit activities 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 as you complete each one.