The Book Report is due in Module/Week 5. You are encouraged to select a book and begin reading it ea

The Book Report is due in Module/Week 5. You are encouraged to select a book and begin reading it early in the course. The book you choose must be written about children by a professional in the field of child development (examples of professionals are doctors, educators, pediatric nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers) and must be between 250–300 pages. Write a well-focused Book Report discussing the child development issues/ideas addressed in your chosen book. Your paper must include 4–5 pages of text as well as a title page and a references page. The title page, the body of the paper, and the references page must all be formatted according to current APA style as outlined in the APA Manual. In your report, include the number of pages in your chosen book. The Grading Rubric for this assignment provides the specific requirements and expectations for the assignment. Review it before submitting your paper.

Book Report Grading Rubric

 

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11.8

 

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Structure and Organization

Clear introduction and strong subject evidence; clear and appropriate transitions; appropriate paragraphing; logical, strong conclusion rising from content.

Generally clear

introduction and focused; generally clear and appropriate transitions; mostly appropriate paragraphing; adequate conclusion – relates to content but lacks objectivity or is vague. 

Adequate introduction; unclear; adequate transitions; reader can follow what is being said, but the paper’s overall organization is choppy; adequate paragraphs; conclusion is simplistic. 

Weak introduction; weak transitions; main points can be ascertained, but difficult to follow what is being said; weak and long paragraphing; conclusion repeats introduction . 

Weak introduction and does not draw reader’s interest; little or no transitions; organization is disjointed and haphazard; paragraphs are weak; lacks conclusion. 

No assignment was turned in.

Content

Assignment parameters (length 6–7 pages, subject, objectives) are observed;

focus is clear and coherent (good sense of audience); obvious understanding of subject; orderly development; conclusion/reflection are clearly supported and/or illustrated

Assignment parameters (length 4–5 pages, subject, objectives) are observed; focus is generally clear and coherent (general sense of audience); good understanding of subject; adequate development; orderly, but stiff, choppy progression of evidence

Assignment parameters (length 2–3 pages, subject, objectives) not clearly observed; mostly focused (some sense of audience); thoughts randomly organized and presented; conclusions/reflection weakly supported and/or illustrated

Inadequate or minimal observance of assignment length, subject and objectives; weakly focused (little sense of audience); unclear progression of ideas; conclusions/reflection weakly supported and/or illustrated

Inadequate length; objectives of assignment not met; unfocused; little or no sense of audience; serious and persistent errors in organization and structure; lacks understanding of subject; disorganized; does not prove point, if one can be discerned

No assignment was turned in.

Grammar and Mechanics

Sentence fluency coherent, unified, varied; sentence structure complete; correct spelling, punctuation, capitalization; varied diction, word choices

Sentence fluency correct, varied; Minor errors in structure (fragments, run-ons); correct spelling, punctuation, capitalization; limited diction, word choices

Relatively few errors in sentence fluency; multiple fragments/run-ons, poor spelling, punctuation, and capitalization; limited diction, uses trite words, slang, and contractions

Significant errors in sentence fluency and structure, spelling, punctuation and capitalization; diction weak or inappropriate

Serious and persistent errors in: sentence fluency, sentence structure, spelling, punctuation, usage, and word choice

No assignment was turned in.

 

 

 

 

20

17.8

15.8

13.8

11.8

 

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Book Report

Book was on child development and/or issues facing children. The book was between 250–300 pages.   

Book was on child development and/or issues facing children. The book was between 200–250 pages

Book was not completely on child development and/or issues were irrelevant. The book was less than 200 pages.

Book was not on child development and/or issues were irrelevant. The book was less than 150 pages.   

Book was not on child development and/or issues were not issues facing children.  The book was less than 100 pages.

No assignment was turned in.

Format

Appearance is readable and neat; correct use of APA, margins, font size/ style, pagination (3–4 pages), reference page correctly formatted, double-spaced, alphabetized; sources correctly cited

Appearance is readable and neat; most of paper uses correct APA, font size/style, pagination; reference page format generally consistent and alphabetized; sources correctly cited

Readability and neatness of paper are compromised by the number of errors; APA/ format is inconsistent and inadequate; reference page is inconsistent and not alphabetized; most sources correctly cited

Disorderliness of paper makes it difficult to read; several format errors; significant errors in reference page; references are not alphabetized; errors in citations

Paper is not readable and is disorderly; APA format is not used; no reference page and/or numerous format errors; sources not cited or incorrectly cited

No assignment was turned in.

Instructor’s Comments:

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