engl1310 evaluate an argumentative essay

Module 5 Assignment 5.1

  • Due Sunday by 9:59pm
  • Points 50
  • Submitting a text entry box or a file upload
  • Available Dec 29, 2019 at 10pm – Jan 12 at 9:59pm 14 days

Description:

Using the Learning Resource Center, Concorde’s resource library- https://www.galepages.com/miss22358 (Links to an external site.), and other academically appropriate sources, write a short essay evaluating an argument.

Objectives:

  • Evaluate an argumentative essay.

Instructions:

  • Complete Critical Thinking and Writing Activity #3 at the end of Chapter 17. Make sure you identify the periodical piece you chose and fully answer the questions in the activity.
  • Complete an evaluation of an argumentative essay. Your essay should be 500-700 words long.

Assignment Submission:

  • Use of sources is required; all papers must be cited and written in APA format.
  • Once you have completed the assignment, click the Submit Assignment option in the menu to the right and select a format for submitting your assignment.
  • Click the Submit Assignment button when you are ready.

Rubric

Writing Assignments Rubric

Writing Assignments Rubric

Criteria

Ratings

Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Assignment Ideas

10.0 pts Ideas are clear, insightful, thought-provoking, and focused so that they consistently support the topic, thesis and audience for the paper.

6.0 pts Ideas are clear and focused to support the topic and a clearly-stated central idea, but are not consistently insightful or thought-provoking.

4.0 pts Ideas are clear but conventional or general, and support the topic, thesis, and audience for the paper.

0.0 pts Ideas are unclear or clichéd and demonstrate a lack of focus in support of the topic or a central idea, which may be vague or missing.

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Assignment Development

10.0 pts Development is fresh, with abundant details and examples that arouse audience interest and provide relevant, concrete, specific and insightful evidence in support of sound logic.

6.0 pts Development is adequate, but may lack depth, with details and examples that arouse audience interest and provide relevant, concrete, specific evidence in support of sound logic.

4.0 pts Development is sufficient but general, providing adequate but perhaps not interesting details, examples, and evidence that include no logical fallacies or unsupported claims.

0.0 pts Development is insufficient, providing scarce or inappropriate details, evidence, and examples that may include logical fallacies or unsupported claims.

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Organization

10.0 pts Organization is coherent, unified and effective in support of the paper’s purpose/ plan and consistently demonstrates effective and appropriate rhetorical transitions between ideas and paragraphs.

6.0 pts Organization is coherent, unified and effective in support of the paper’s purpose/ plan and usually demonstrates effective and appropriate rhetorical transitions between ideas and paragraphs

4.0 pts Organization is coherent and unified overall in support of the essay’s purpose/ plan, but is ineffective at times and may demonstrate abrupt or weak transitions between ideas or paragraphs.

0.0 pts Organization is confused and fragmented in support of the essay’s purpose/ plan and demonstrates a lack of structure or coherence that negatively affects readability.

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Style & Mechanics

10.0 pts Readable and rhetorically effective in tone, incorporating varied sentence structure, precise word choice and correct grammar, spelling and punctuation. (Mastery of style)

6.0 pts Style is readable and rhetorically effective in tone, incorporating varied sentence structure, effective word choice, and correct grammar, spelling and punctuation. (Effective style)

4.0 pts Style is readable, but unremarkable in tone, sometimes including a lack of sentence variety effective word choice, or some distracting, but not serious, errors in grammar, spelling and punctuation. (Readable but inconsistent style)

0.0 pts Style is incoherent or inappropriate in tone, including a lack of sentence variety, ineffective or inappropriate word choice, and serious errors in grammar, spelling and punctuation. (Ineffective style)

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Format

10.0 pts Format is correct, meets all assignment directions, and works expertly to support the essay’s purpose/plan.

6.0 pts Format is correct, meets all assignment directions, and works generally to support the essay’s purpose/plan.

4.0 pts Format is mostly correct, meets critical aspects of assignment directions, and works mostly to support the essay’s purpose/ plan.

0.0 pts Format is faulty, does not meet sufficient aspects of the assignment direction, and does not support the essay’s purpose/ plan.

10.0 pts

Total Points: 50.0

Link to Learning Resource Center Concorde’s resource library

https://www.galepages.com/miss22358