Health and Wellness
Rosselli Fall 2006
1. Find and clip a newspaper, internet or magazine article that showcases
current killers, contemporary health hazards or diseases we are
currently battling in our society.
2. Write a two page (500 words) article review. Font: New Times Roman,
Size: 12, Space: double. Check syllabus for Rubric Information.
3. Attach the article to back of review.
4. Due November 21st
How to Write an Article Review
Generally, an article review is headed by a citation of the source being
reviewed. For instance, the top of the paper may look like this:
Name of Student and/or SID number
Date, Name of Class, etc.
Review of Michael Peters “Weight Gain Among Adolescents”
Peters, M. (March 30, 2006). “Weight Gain Among Adolescents.” Spokesman
Text of paper starts here and generally uses present tense to describe the
article (e.g., “This article contains many studies associated with weight gain,
and physical education in schools).
The first paragraph or so usually contain a summary of the highlights of
The next paragraphs may explain the significance of the article:
Does it fill a void in the existing literature? Does it contain breakthrough
information? Will it cause others in the field to revise their ideas about the
subject? Conversely, is it just a rehash of previously known information?
Concluding paragraphs may contain your own evaluation of the article and
Such as how this article will help you in your studies or future career, or how
this article relates to the content of the course. Is more research on the topic