Discussion—Reviewing a Critique

M4 Assignment 1 Discussion

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Assignment 1: Discussion—Reviewing a Critique

Visit the following link and read Roger Ebert’s review of the movie The Social Network:

· Ebert, R. (2010). The Social Network. rogerebert.com. Retrieved from http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100929/REVIEWS/ 100929984

Using Ebert’s review in support, respond to the following question:

· According to Ebert, what are the two to three reasons this movie was so popular? Use specific examples from the article to support your discussion.

· Apply your learning from MWL on grammar and writing strategies.

Write your initial response in about 2–3 paragraphs. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.

Note that your response to this assignment will also be submitted as a piece of writing for M4: Assignment 2 for a review of your writing skills. Therefore, make sure your response to this assignment is logical, clear, and well organized. Also, proofread your response for spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors.

By the due date assigned, post your response to the appropriate Discussion AreaThrough the end of the module, review and comment on at least two peers’ responses.

Grading Criteria and Rubric

Discussion Grading Table Maximum Points
Quality of initial posting, including fulfillment of assignment 16
Quality of responses to classmates 12
Frequency of responses to classmates 4
Reference to supporting readings and other materials 4
Language and grammar 4
Total: 40