Article Review should address the following:
1. The author’s purpose in writing the article
2. The author’s main thesis
3. The author’s challenging of other historical viewpoints
4. The evidence utilized by the author (specifically primary sources)
5. Personal likes/dislikes
6. How the author could make the work stronger?
7. The recommend audience of the article?
8. Explain how this article contributes to understanding California Ethnic History
9. An example of how this article supports/contradicts Competing Visions (course textbook)
10. Suggested reading to accompany this work (not required, but helpful)
The Format should be as follows:
1. Introduction paragraph
The first paragraph introduces the author and the article you will review
A sentence should give an initial impression of the work
Express the purpose and thesis in the introduction paragraph
2. Body paragraphs
One paragraph should summarize the article
Several paragraphs should address the items listed above.
3. Conclusion paragraph
The final paragraph should express the importance of this work (or the