Construct meaning from oral, written, and graphic messages through interpreting, exemplifying, classifying, summarizing, inferring, comparing, and explaining.

Construct meaning from oral, written, and graphic messages through interpreting, exemplifying, classifying, summarizing, inferring, comparing, and explaining.

APA Format Persuasive Essay: Operation Geronimo

Analyze and evaluate the major points of your case study for research to write your persuasive essay. Use your time to develop a deep understanding of your topic to fully explain your stance on the topic. You are required to give an in depth introduction of your topic. Provide transitional sentences from one topic to the next. Then develop the body of the paper fully using no less than 3 full pages and no more than 5 pages, this does not include the APA format title and references page. Finally, provide a summative conclusion. Provide a total of two references for your references page. Ensure you use arial 12 point font and the current APA Writing Style.

Grading is as follows:  RATING UNSATISFACTORY SATISFACTORY SUPERIOR RANGE 0 – 69.9 70 – 89.9 90 – 100 GRADE COGNITIVE LEVEL ATTAINED: Higher levels include characteristics of lower levels. ANALYZING: Breaking material into constituent parts, determining how the parts relate to each other and to an overall structure or purpose through differentiating, organizing, and attributing. APPLYING: Carrying out or using a procedure through executing, or implementing. UNDERSTANDING: Constructing meaning from oral, written, and graphic messages through interpreting, exemplifying, classifying, summarizing, inferring, comparing, and explaining. REMEMBERING: Retrieving, recognizing, and recalling relevant knowledge from long-term memory.

Analyze and evaluate the major points of your case study for research to write your persuasive essay. Use your time to develop a deep understanding of your topic to fully explain your stance on the topic. You are required to give an in depth introduction of your topic. Provide transitional sentences from one topic to the next. Then develop the body of the paper fully using no less than 3 full pages and no more than 5 pages, this does not include the APA format title and references page. Finally, provide a summative conclusion. Provide a minimum of two references for your references page. In-text citations are required for all cited resources and references Ensure you use Times New Roman 12 point font and the current APA Writing Style. Be sure to proofread your essay for spelling and grammatical errors. Apply everything you learned in class towards the writing of your persuasive essay. Essays must be submitted at the end of the allotted timeframe so that they can be graded. Choose one of these two sides to persuade your reader:

(1) “President Obama had the legal authority to order Operation Geronimo and to execute the plan”; or,

(2) “President Obama did not have the legal authority to order Operation Geronimo and to execute the plan”.

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Lesson Plan for A210 Persuasive Essay

“Presidential Authority: Operation Geronimo