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The Assignment
Summarize the article by answering the three questions listed below. Each question should have an answer that has a minimum of 7 sentences. Please make sure you read the statement on Plagiarism. Also, do not copy and paste the article – that is plagiarism. Title must be included

Article:  Make -Believe Play Jan2012.pdf Make -Believe Play Jan2012.pdf – Alternative Formats
(If you have difficulty accessing this pdf, contact your instructor for assistance)

What is the main focus of the article? What knowledge did you gain? What was the author’s purpose?
What is PRoPELS and how does it impact dramatic play?  Choose 2 aspects of PRoPELS and discuss how they impact young children’s play.  
How do you plan to use the ideas and strategies with children in the classroom? What activities could you implement with the strategies/ideas from paragraph 2?

Grading Criteria

Maximum points are given when length of 3 paragraphs,minimum of 7 sentences in each, is met and content summarizes key strategies to use with young children and families. Title must be included

20 points – Three paragraphs are included, each paragraph has a minimum of seven sentences
20 points – First paragraph summarizes the main focus of the article
30 points – Second paragraph summarizes three strategies from the article 
30 points – Third paragraph gives specific strategies/ideas you will use when working with young children.
Points are deducted for errors in grammar and spelling.  Also noted is clarity of the summary and students comprehension of the content.  
Article:  Make -Believe Play Jan2012.pdf Make -Believe Play Jan2012.pdf – Alternative Formats