From your Research Assignment sheet:
"Choose a topic, research it, and write a 500-word report summarizing the main issues, recent developments, and sources you might use in your stories. The report should give me [Professor Tefft] a clear idea on where you are heading in writing for the semester.
To begin your research, choose five source articles to read and analyze, including:
Complete the...assessment for each article and submit it with your report."
"Tuesday, May 19, by class time: submit the report on your topic and the five source assessments."