Impact of the Enlightenment Writing Assignment/Assessment
DUE on MONDAY 2/11/13
Now it is time to apply what you have learned. In essay form, you are going to respond to the following:
Explain how enlightenment thinking affected political and social thought.
Your essay will be graded on the following criteria:
- Clear and effective Introduction 10pts
- Supported statements about political and social effects 30pts
- Clear and effective Conclusion 10pts
- Two pages, single-spaced (8th Grade);One pages, single-spaced (7th) 10pts
- Writing Process (Organizer, Rough Draft, Final Copy) 40pts
Use the following essay outline to organize your thoughts:
Introduction: What is the goal of the paper?
· How did Enlightenment thinkers change the way people viewed the gov’t?
· How did they say gov’t should be ran?
Conclusion: Restate and wrap-up