Developmental Psychology Reflection Paper
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Watch the following PBS Frontline documentary, titled “Living Old” (video is 55 minutes in length, so plan ahead for this assignment)
(NOTE: The link above should work when you click on it, but if not, please copy and paste the link into your web browser.)
Write a 3-page reflection on the video. Address all of the following questions in your reflection:
Your reflection must cite at least two outside sources (from the unit reading and another source). Frontline offers a supplementary website to accompany the video, providing additional information on this topic. Feel free to use this website as one of your sources. Be sure to include APA-formatted in-text citations within your paper, as well as an APA-formatted reference page at the end of your paper.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Read the rubric prior to writing your paper.
|Excellent (4)||Good (3)||Needs Improvement (2)||Poor (1)|
|Reflection paper has no spelling or punctuation errors and very few grammatical errors. Very well written and excellent use of academic language.||Reflection paper has a few punctuation or spelling errors. Few grammatical errors that don’t affect meaning. Well written and use of academic language is acceptable.||Reflection paper has some punctuation or spelling errors. Some grammatical errors but generally don’t affect meaning. Language is satisfactory overall but use of more appropriate academic language is required.||Reflection paper has numerous punctuation or spelling errors. Numerous grammatical errors that affect meaning. Language used is unprofessional and not appropriate for academic use.|
|Reflection paper Organization and Formatting||Relevant sections are included, and each is organized effectively. Formatting is professional and consistent and includes all required elements.||Relevant sections are included but could be a little better organized. Formatting is acceptable and/or one or two required elements are missing.||Relevant sections are included but organization could be improved. Formatting is inconsistent and/or many elements are missing or not formatted appropriately.||Sections are missing and/or poorly organized. Formatting is messy and unprofessional.|
|Reflection paper content/relevance/Thinking||Reflection paper content is relevant, comprehensive and detailed. Thinking and ideas are presented clearly, are engaging and thorough.||Reflection paper content is relevant and sufficient. Thinking and ideas are clear but could be expanded to be more thorough.||Reflection paper content is fairly relevant, basic and/or thinking and ideas lack some clarity and depth.||Reflection paper content is irrelevant, very basic and thinking and ideas are superficial and lack clarity.|