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I need help wth my homework assignment Requires Lopeswrite Assessment Description You have a standard practice of displaying all student work in you

I need help wth my homework assignment

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Assessment Description

You have a standard practice of displaying all student work in your classroom. Recently, you assigned students to write any essay and submit a pictorial depiction on the person they considered to be their hero. One of your students submitted an essay on Jesus and a drawing of the Last Supper.

Write a 500-750-word essay in which you discuss:

1. Any legal issues regarding the grading of your student’s essay and whether you could display the student’s work.

2. How does the First Amendment apply to this situation?

Include at least five references in your essay. At least three of the five references should cite U.S. Supreme Court cases.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. A link to the LopesWrite technical support articles is located in Class Resources if you need assistance.

Rubric Criteria

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Legal Issues

52.5 points

Criteria Description

Discuss any legal issues regarding the grading of your student’s essay and depiction of Jesus and the Last Supper, and whether you could display the student’s work.

5. Target

52.5 points

Discussion of legal issues regarding the grading and displaying of the student’s work is presented thoroughly with a detailed explanation of whether or not they could display the student’s work, supported by resources.

4. Acceptable

45.68 points

Discussion of legal issues regarding the grading and displaying of the student’s work is presented clearly and along with a detailed explanation of whether or not they could display the student’s work.

3. Approaching

41.48 points

Discussion of legal issues presented is appropriate in regard to grading the student’s work. Some details are given to explain whether they could display the student’s work, but they may be vague.

2. Insufficient

38.85 points

Discussion of legal issues presented has little or nothing to do with grading or displaying the student’s work.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

No discussion of legal issues is present in regard to grading a student’s essay or displaying the student’s work.

Application of First Amendment

52.5 points

Criteria Description

How does the First Amendment apply to this situation?

5. Target

52.5 points

Essay clearly and realistically describes how the First Amendment applies to this situation.

4. Acceptable

45.68 points

Essay adequately describes how the First Amendment applies to this situation.

3. Approaching

41.48 points

Essay includes vague references to the First Amendment. Application of First Amendment to situation is lacking detail and clarity.

2. Insufficient

38.85 points

Essay includes very little information about the First Amendment.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

The first amendment is not mentioned in regard to the situation.

Thesis, Position, or Purpose

10.5 points

Criteria Description

Communicates reason for writing and demonstrates awareness of audience.

5. Target

10.5 points

The thesis, position, or purpose is persuasively developed throughout and skillfully directed to a specific audience.

4. Acceptable

9.14 points

The thesis, position, or purpose is clearly communicated throughout and clearly directed to a specific audience.

3. Approaching

8.3 points

The thesis, position, or purpose is adequately developed. An awareness of the appropriate audience is demonstrated.

2. Insufficient

7.77 points

The thesis, position, or purpose is discernable in most aspects but is occasionally weak or unclear. There is limited awareness of the appropriate audience.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

The thesis, position, or purpose is not discernible. No awareness of the appropriate audience is evident.

Development, Structure, Conclusion and 500-750-word count

12 points

Criteria Description

Advances position or purpose throughout writing; conclusion aligns to and evolves from development. Essay meets 500-750-word count.

5. Target

12 points

The thesis, position, or purpose is coherently and cohesively advanced throughout. The progression of ideas is coherent and unified. A convincing and unambiguous conclusion aligns to the development of the purpose. Minimum word count is met.

4. Acceptable

10.44 points

The thesis, position, or purpose is logically advanced throughout. The progression of ideas is coherent and unified. A clear and plausible conclusion aligns to the development of the purpose. Minimum word count is met.

3. Approaching

9.48 points

The thesis, position, or purpose is advanced in most aspects. Ideas clearly build on each other. Conclusion aligns to the development of the purpose. Minimum word count is met.

2. Insufficient

8.88 points

Limited advancement of thesis, position, or purpose is discernable. There are inconsistencies in organization or the relationship of ideas. Conclusion is simplistic and not fully aligned to the development of the purpose. Minimum word count is not met.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

No advancement of the thesis, position, or purpose is evident. Connections between paragraphs are missing or inappropriate. No conclusion is offered. Minimum word count is not met.

Evidence

7.5 points

Criteria Description

Selects and integrates evidence to support and advance position/purpose; considers other perspectives.

5. Target

7.5 points

Comprehensive and compelling evidence is included. Multiple other perspectives are integrated effectively.

4. Acceptable

6.53 points

Specific and appropriate evidence is included. Other perspectives are integrated.

3. Approaching

5.93 points

Relevant evidence that includes other perspectives is used.

2. Insufficient

5.55 points

Evidence is used but is insufficient or of limited relevance. Simplistic explanation or integration of other perspectives is present.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

Evidence to support the thesis, position, or purpose is absent. The writing relies entirely on the perspective of the writer.

Mechanics of Writing

7.5 points

Criteria Description

Includes spelling, capitalization, punctuation, grammar, language use, sentence structure, etc.

5. Target

7.5 points

No mechanical errors are present. Skilled control of language choice and sentence structure are used throughout.

4. Acceptable

6.53 points

Few mechanical errors are present. Suitable language choice and sentence structure are used.

3. Approaching

5.93 points

Occasional mechanical errors are present. Language choice is generally appropriate. Varied sentence structure is attempted.

2. Insufficient

5.55 points

Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors are present. Inconsistencies in language choice or sentence structure are recurrent.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

Errors in grammar or syntax are pervasive and impede meaning. Incorrect language choice or sentence structure errors are found throughout.

Format/Documentation

7.5 points

Criteria Description

Uses appropriate style, such as APA, MLA, etc., for college, subject, and level; documents sources using citations, footnotes, references, bibliography, etc., appropriate to assignment and discipline. A minimum of five sources are used.

5. Target

7.5 points

No errors in formatting or documentation are present. Selectivity in the use of direct quotations and synthesis of sources is demonstrated. Minimum of five sources is met or exceeded.

4. Acceptable

6.53 points

Appropriate format and documentation are used with only minor errors. Minimum of five sources is met.

3. Approaching

5.93 points

Appropriate format and documentation are used, although there are some obvious errors. Minimum of five sources is met.

2. Insufficient

5.55 points

Appropriate format is attempted, but some elements are missing. Frequent errors in documentation of sources are evident. Minimum of five sources is not met.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

Appropriate format is not used. No documentation of sources is provided. No sources used.

Total150 points

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