Persuasive Essay Assignment

Persuasive Essay Assignment

Grading Rubric – You will be graded on how well you:        

State your position on the topic
Describe the points in support, including your position and other evidence
Anticipate and address readers’ concerns and arguments against your position
Correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, and capitalization (1 point each)
Formatting (2 points each)
Late Papers WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!

Paper Guidelines        

Paper should not exceed 7 pages. PAPERS LESS THAN 5 Pages and MORE THAN 7 Pages, WILL RECEIVE AN AUTOMATIC ZERO!!
Times New Roman, 12 pt. font
Double Spaced. Do not add spaces between paragraphs
1 inch margins all around. This is not the automatic setting for Word. Pay Attention!
Stapled upper left hand corner
Reference/ Work cited page: Minimum 3 ( Does not Count as part of 5 page minimum.
Cover Page (DOES NOT COUNT PART OF 5 PAGE MINIMUM)          

Title
Name
Date
Instructor’s Name
Class
Class Date and Time

Must Turn Online via Blackboard under the assignments tab (No excuses)!!

Proofread and Edit. 
Revise – Have you used specific details to persuade me?        

Have you answered questions that your audience might make?
Do you have a thesis?
Does the ending contain a clear call to action?
Did you include transitional words and phrases? 
Did you check for nominalizations? Passive Voice? Faulty Predications? Subject / Verb Agreements?

Reference in APA style

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