Assignment ID Number AFFGEHU83939HD Type of Document Essay Writing Format APA/MLA/Harvard Academic Level Masters/University References/Sources 4 References
Initial Post Instructions
Part 1: Research & Review
Pay particular attention to the following as you review the Required Resources for this activity:
: Building Body Paragraphs section
: Signal Phrases section
Then, choose one of the sources you have collected so far this term.
Part 2: Application
Draft a body paragraph for the upcoming pro/con position paper, incorporating one paraphrase and one quote.
The paragraph should contain a topic sentence, evidence, and conclusion/connection. Strive for a minimum of 5 complete sentences.
The paraphrase should be introduced with a signal phrase.
The quote should be introduced and explained.
Both the paraphrase and quote should be cited in-text and on a reference page.
Then, answer the following prompts:
Explain your approach to paraphrasing vs quoting.
What made the quote stand out?
Based on the information from the Turnitin plagiarism link, how did you ensure both the paraphrase and quote were not plagiarized?
How did reviewing the Turnitin plagiarism link impact how you incorporated your resources?
Do you prefer to paraphrase or quote? Why is that the case?
0 – 1 Points
2 – 3 Point
4 – 5 Points
Unprofessional communication; many errors; no APA
Minor grammar, spelling, and APA errors
Postings are professional and in standard written English with APA
Complete addressing of assessment criteria
Criteria not fully addressed
Minimal response to criteria; minor aspects missing
All criteria are fully addressed
Evidence of critical thinking or extending information
Critical thinking or extending information not evident
Obvious responses to questions; little thought evident
Posts demonstrate critical thinking with evidence base from research or experience
No connections provided
Minimal connections provided to readings/activities
Clear connections to readings/activities
Submitted an overview / summary of the case selected for analysis. Also identified those procedural steps to be analyzed.
Did not provide an adequate overview or summary of the selected case or failed to identify those steps to be analyzed.
Provides an adequate overview or summary of the selected case and steps to be analyzed though may not be clear or complete.
Case overview is clearly presented including all appropriate investigative steps to be analyzed.