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Everyone will need to comment with a 3-4 paragraph response to the readings and media by 12:00 pm.  Please show that you have read/screened
During class, each student needs to type at least two substantial responses to the comments of a peer in the class for each lesson (no one word responses) by 10:00pm
Rubric for Discussion Threads
A – (5) Post is at least three paragraphs; response at least two. The post reflected a clear understanding of the readings.  Provided multiple examples from various sources (assigned reading must be addressed) as evidence in answering the question(s).  Cited quoted material in an appropriate academic citation method (APA, MLA, or Chicago). Answered question clearly and fully. Response to post was clear and concise. It referenced at least two points in the original post. Both post and response are free from grammatical or spelling errors.
B – (4) Post is at least two paragraphs; response at least one. The post reflected a good understanding of the readings.  Provided at least two examples as evidence in answering the question.  Answered question clearly and fully. Cited quoted material in an appropriate academic citation method (APA, MLA, or Chicago), a minor error may be included. Response to post was clear, may have been slightly unorganized. It referenced at least one point in the original post. Both post and response may have a couple grammatical or spelling errors.
C – (3) Post is at least two paragraphs; response at least one. The post reflected a basic understanding of the readings.  Provided a generalized answer to the question, and may be somewhat disorganized.  Answered most of the question, but either inferred or left out important information. Attempted to cite properly; provided relevant citation information. Response to post was vague and disorganized. It referenced at least one point in the original post. Both post and response may have several grammatical or spelling errors.
D – (2) Post is at least one paragraph; response at least one. The post showed little understanding of the readings.  Provided a very general and/or vague answer to the question(s).  Missed key points of the question. Response to post was vague and disorganized. Poor organization. Vaguely references the main post. Both post and response have numerous grammatical or spelling errors.
F – (1) Clearly didn’t read the required material.  Provided a vague, general answer to the questions.  Failed to answer the question adequately.  The responses were inadequate and/or disorganized. Full of grammatical and spelling errors.