When your assignments require scholarly (also known as academic) articles it is important to know what you are looking for.
Scholarly articles have different characteristics and purposes than non-scholarly articles.
Practical articles can be a synonym for non-scholarly sometimes.
Language is fluid and not everyone will use the same terms for these two major types of articles and journals.
The Google Slides and videos below will help you understand these differences along with giving information on peer review.
Below are videos from ProQuest Research Companion for more information of scholarly vs non-scholarly journals and articles.