English – Geuliette Group

*THIS IS A REMINDER THAT OUR FIRST MAJOR ASSIGNMENT IS DUE IN TWO WEEKS 🙂  PLEASE SEE THE FOLLOWING FOR INFORMATION REGARDING THE UPCOMING ASSIGNMENT.

Writing Assignments Rubric

All papers must be submitted electronically to my email, mrs.navarro.2016.2017@gmail.com, by midnight on the due date.  NO CREDIT will be given for late submissions!

Topics and Specifics:

  • Topic:             What should the punishment be for acts of bullying or cyberbullying?

(Persuasive-convince me!)

Due:                 Midnight on Friday, October 21, 2016

Length:            Three pages (including a Title Page)

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  • Topic: Compare and contrast ‘Texting While Driving’ vs. ‘Drinking and Driving’,

(Expository-use facts)

Due:                 Midnight on Friday, January 20, 2017

Length:            Three pages (including a Title Page)

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  • Topic: If someone were to write about you, how would they describe you?

(Narrative-from someone else’s perspective)

Due:                 Midnight on Friday, March 17, 2017

Length:            Four pages (including a Title Page)

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  • Topic: Create your own holiday.  What would you celebrate?  How could you get others to

join in the fun?

(Descriptive-use lots of details)

Due:                 Midnight on Friday, May 26, 2017

Length:            Four pages (including a Title Page)

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Scoring Rubric:

                40 PTS———–Your papers must be well written and organized.  Each essay should have a clear

introduction paragraph, several body paragraphs, and a conclusion paragraph.

 

20 PTS———–Your papers must be written in your own words.  ABSOLUTELY NO copying and pasting

allowed!  I will use plagiarizing software to check the validity of your work.  Each essay

should have a Title Page, which includes your name, the date you submitted it, and the

title of your paper.

 

20 PTS———–All papers should be typed, in size 14, using Times New Roman font, and double spaced.

Margins should be set to “Normal” in the page layout section of your document.  This

means that there is a one-inch margin on all sides.

 

20 PTS———–Proofread your work.  Utilize spelling and grammar check tools on your computer.

Spelling, grammar, and punctuation count!

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