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Remember to follow APA
(American Psychological Association) writing format. The paper will have three sections titled:
Source, Summary & Discussion, and Conclusion.
Source: Provide the source of your article in the APA format.
Summary & Discussion: In this section summarize and discuss what you read. Be sure to hit all
the key points of the article.
Conclusion: In this section, describe what you have learned and give your opinion of the value
of the information to you as a citizen in government.
All submittals must comply with the APA Publication Manual. Use Times New Roman, #12 font
with one-inch margins on all sides. Included charts and graphs must also follow APA format. If
Internet sources are cited, care must be taken to provide current, professional, peer-reviewed
references. Assignments submitted with APA errors may receive a grade of “O.” All submittals
must be professional papers.
Acceptable Sources include: CNN, Fox News, Austin American-Statesman, El Paso Times, The
Texas Tribune, or any other credible newspaper that covers Texas politics.