|Type of Project||Essay/Research Paper|
Pollution in Chesapeake Essay Assignment
Pollution in Your Backyard
This week you will write a summative paper on an environmental pollutant of your choice that is a known issue in your community. Your paper should include the following:
Identify the known pollutant.
Identify the ecosystem type that this pollutant tends to affect most around your community.
Where and/or how is the pollutant generated?
Chapter 15: “Freshwater Pollution and Its Control,” pp. 408–412
Chapter 16: “Marine Pollution,” pp. 433–438
Chapter 17: “Atmosphere, Air Quality, and Air Pollution Control,” pp. 450–483
Chapter 22: “Managing Our Waste,” pp. 618–641
Basic Writing Expectations:
Your paper should be approximately 500 words.
Include a title page and reference page in APA format.
Double-space your paper, and use a font size of 10 or 12.
Include a highly developed viewpoint, purpose, and exceptional content.
Demonstrate superior organization — use logic.
|Total score 100%||Meets all the criteria necessary for an A+ grade. Well formatted and instructions sufficiently followed. Well punctuated and grammar checked.|
|Above 90%||Ensures that all sections have been covered well, correct grammar, proofreads the work, answers all parts comprehensively, attentive to passive and active voice, follows professor’s classwork materials, easy to read, well punctuated, correctness, plagiarism-free|
|Above 75%||Meets most of the sections but has not checked for plagiarism. Partially meets the professor’s instructions, follows professor’s classwork materials, easy to read, well punctuated, correctness|
|Above 60%||Has not checked for plagiarism and has not proofread the project well. Out of context, can be cited for plagiarism and grammar mistakes and not correctly punctuated, fails to adhere to the professor’s classwork materials, easy to read, well punctuated, correctness|
|Above 45%||Instructions are not well articulated. Has plenty of grammar mistakes and does not meet the quality standards needed. Needs to be revised. Not well punctuated|
|Less than 40%||Poor quality work that requires work that requires to be revised entirely. Does not meet appropriate quality standards and cannot be submitted as it is to the professor for marking. Definition of a failed grade|