ATAKAMUL INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL GRADE 12/ QUARTER 3 CW3 In Quarter 3, we

ATAKAMUL INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
GRADE 12/ QUARTER 3 CW3
In Quarter 3, we have read and analyzed The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Now that we know the context in which the story was written and Charlotte’s motivation to write it, we can go one step further and analyze one of the characters, John, and consequences of his prescribed method of healing, rest cure.
Students should pick a title from below and write an argumentative essay in which they should try to prove their opinion, using examples from the text to prove it.
Topic choice:
The narrator’s breakdown as a consequence of John’s actions
OR
The narrator’s breakdown as a consequence of the society’s norms
The grading criteria is the following:
Thesis statement (your thesis must be strong, well-reasoned, and clearly stated; pay attention to the placement of the thesis statement)
10 points
Quality of arguments (your arguments need to be topic related, tied in nicely with the thesis statement, clearly stated and supported by the evidence, include counterargument and be sure to dispute it)
40 points
Use of resources (use the text to support your arguments)
10 points
Distribution and organization (your essay needs to flow naturally and logically, all arguments and conclusion must refer back to the thesis statement; make sure you organize your arguments neatly-in paragraphs)
20 points
Grammar and mechanics (essays should be written using correct grammar and punctuation)
20 points
Total:
100 points
Due date: March 16
Word count: 500-700 words