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Inital Thoughts Paper 
In this paper you will discuss in no more than 2 paragraphs, your initial thoughts of Juvenile Justice, and what knowledge you hope to gain at the end of the semester.
Rubric Code: GXCB269
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Subject: English  
Type: Assignment  
Grade Levels: 9-12, Undergraduate, Graduate, Post Graduate

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2 pts


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10 pts

Content & Development


- Content is incomplete.
- Major points are not clear and /or persuasive.

- Content includes basic data on individual but is does not cover role as future leader in AJS.
- Research on topic is inadequate or does not address goals or expectations.
- Content is inconsistent with regard to purpose and clarity of thought.

- Content is comprehensive, accurate, and persuasive.
- Expectations are addressed and well supported.
- Content and purpose of the writing are clear.
Organization & Structure


- Organization and structure detract from the message of the writer.
- Introduction and/or conclusion is missing.
- Paper consists of less than 1 paragraph.
- Paragraphs are disjointed and lack transition of thoughts.
-Citations and references are not provided.

- Structure of the paper is not easy to follow.
- Introduction is missing or, if provided, does not preview major points.
- Paper consists of at least 1 paragraph
- Paragraph transitions need improvement.
- Conclusion is missing, or if provided, does not flow from the body of the paper.
- Paper provides citations, but they are incorrectly prepared.

- Structure of the paper is clear and easy to follow.
- Introduction provides sufficient background on the topic and previews major points.
- Consists of not more than 2 paragraphs
- Paragraph transitions are present and logical and maintain the flow of thought throughout the paper.
- Conclusion is logical and flows from the body of the paper.
- Citations and references are used appropriately.
Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling


- Paper contains numerous grammatical, punctuation, and spelling errors.
- Language uses jargon or conversational tone.
- does not follow APA style

- Paper contains few grammatical, punctuation and spelling errors.
- Language lacks clarity or includes the use of some jargon or conversational tone.
- APA style is limited

- Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed; spelling is correct.
- Language is clear and precise; sentences display consistently strong, varied structure.
- Proficient use of APA standards

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