Written Assignment 6 Click the following link, and read through the list of topics: Topics for an Argumentative Essay. Choose one of the topics given, write an argumentative thesis, and support the thesis in a four- to six-paragraph argumentative essay.

Written Assignment 6

Click the following link, and read through the list of topics: Topics for an Argumentative Essay. Choose one of the topics given, write an argumentative thesis, and support the thesis in a four- to six-paragraph argumentative essay. 

Students please note: This assignment must be submitted to Turnitin.com. Reference the “Turnitin Requirement” section of the course Syllabus. 

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Submission status

Submission status No attempt
Grading status Not graded
Grading criteria
Purpose for writing
You effectively establish the context and purpose of the writing assignment or paper; the thesis is clearly conveyed and central theme is readily apparent.

You establish the context and purpose of the writing assignment or paper; the thesis is identified and central theme is indicated.

You ineffectively establish the context and purpose of the writing assignment or paper; the thesis is unclear and central theme is not established.

You poorly establish the context and purpose of the writing assignment or paper; the thesis is not indicated and central theme is missing or insufficient.

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Content development
You use appropriate, relevant, and compelling content that demonstrates mastery of the subject; provide an advanced and thoughtful analysis of ideas; present an in-depth synthesis of ideas demonstrating insight and interpretation; and include appropriate references to readings wherever necessary.

You use appropriate and relevant content that demonstrates good command of the subject; provide an effective and well-developed analysis of ideas; and include references to readings.

You use mostly appropriate content that demonstrates an adequate command of the subject; provide a cursory analysis of ideas; and include insufficient references to readings.

You use inappropriate and irrelevant content, provide little, if any, analysis, and do not include references to readings.

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Organization
You lucidly organize material into well-formed paragraphs and arrange your ideas logically to support the purpose of the paper; writing is fluid with an explicit focus and sensible structure.

You logically organize material into well-formed paragraphs; writing has focus and structure.

You incoherently organize material and provide insufficient supporting detail; writing is somewhat disjointed and disorganized.

You poorly organize material, often impairing the reader’s ability to comprehend it; significant details are missing or irrelevant; writing is completely disjointed and lacks correct form and structure.

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Expectations and completeness
You effectively fulfill the length requirement for the writing assignment, thoroughly address all assignment criteria, and fully develop and explore concepts.

You fulfill the length requirement for the writing assignment and sufficiently address assignment criteria and explore concepts.

You minimally fulfill the length requirement for the writing assignment and insufficiently address criteria and explore concepts.

You do not fulfill the length requirement for the writing assignment and inadequately address assignment criteria and explore concepts.

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Evidence
You support points and subpoints with abundant clarifying detail, include relevant and clearly attributed sources as necessary, and effectively link ideas; comprehensive evidence extends ideas and fully authenticates the purpose/thesis of the writing assignment or paper.

You support most points and subpoints with sufficient detail, attribute sources as necessary, and link ideas; evidence relates to the purpose/thesis of the writing assignment or paper.

You ineffectively support points and subpoints with insufficient detail and improperly link ideas; most evidence does not relate to the purpose/thesis of the writing assignment or paper.

You inadequately support points and subpoints with irrelevant detail and do not properly link ideas; little, if any, evidence relates to the purpose/thesis of the writing assignment or paper.

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Mechanics
You write in complete, well-constructed sentences with faultless grammar, word choice, punctuation, and spelling; writing is sharp, coherent, and demonstrates sophisticated clarity.

You write in complete sentences with mostly correct grammar, word choice, punctuation, and spelling; minor errors may exist but do not compromise meaning.

You write in unclear sentences with errors in grammar, word choice, punctuation, and spelling that compromise meaning.

You write in incomplete, incomprehensible sentences filled with errors in grammar, word choice, punctuation, or spelling.

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