APA Paragraph Assignment #4 – 5%
APA Paragraph Assignment #4: Success
For this assignment, you will be writing a well-developed paragraph on the topic of success that includes research to support your ideas and using APA referencing. You will have the option between two topics. Please read the options below and choose ONE to complete for this assignment.
Option 1: What makes a person successful?
Write a paragraph explaining what you think makes a person successful. In order to provide supporting details and examples in the body of your paragraph, research a well-known successful person in your country or abroad and include these details as supporting evidence. Your paragraph must have proper paragraph structure and you must provide in-text citations of your research. You must use at LEAST 1 sources.
Assignment Specification Summary:
Writing Assignment 4: APA Paragraph Assignment Rubric
|Category||Requirements not met 1||Needs Improvement 2||Satisfactory 3||Very Good 4||Outstanding 5||Score|
|Use of grammar: (Subject-verb agreement, verb tenses, word forms, singular/plural forms word order, articles, and prepositions)||Grammatical errors in every or almost every sentence||Many grammatical errors||Satisfactory use of grammar, but sometimes inconsistent||Good use of grammar||Strong use of grammar. Very few or no errors|
|Paragraph Structure and organization (Clear topic sentence, support and concluding sentence)||Not written in paragraph format.||Paragraph is not well structured and/or organized||Satisfactory paragraph structure and organization||Paragraph is written with some well-developed elements of structure and organization||Paragraph is shows outstanding structure and organization|
|Use of paraphrasing & quotes||Student does not include paraphrasing or quotes||Quotes and paraphrasing are largely incorrectly handled and introduced||Quotes and paraphrasing are used appropriately.||Quotes and paraphrasing are incorporated clearly and correctly.||Quotes and paraphrasing exceed expectations.|
|Use of APA formatting||Student does not use APA formatting||Many errors in the use of APA formatting||APA formatting is Satisfactory but many include small errors||APA formatting is correct||APA formatting is outstanding|
*This assignment is worth 5% of your final grade