Unit 5 Assignment: Recessions & Depressions

Write a three (3) paragraph essay, with a clear beginning (intro), middle (body), end (conclusion) explaining the causes and effects of the Crash and the Great Depression explaining your opinion of this debated topic.

Grading criteria

The Great Depression – Rubric

Essay Requirements

Essay is (3) paragraphs in length.
Essay includes an introduction, a middle and a conclusion paragraph.
Maximum score20

Essay Causes & Effects

Essay explains the causes and effects of the Crash and the Great Depression
Maximum score30

Student Opinion

Essay includes the student’s opinion on the topic
Maximum score10

Evidence & Supporting Details

Student indicates that they are knowledgeable on the subject by including relevant information and supporting details.
Student included evidence to support their essay.
Maximum score25

Grammar & Mechanics

Examine grammar. Does this assignment have proper punctuation? Are words spelled correctly? Does the author provide full and complete sentences?
Examine the assignment’s vocabulary. Does it use precise language and subject-specific vocabulary?

Maximum score15
PLEASE LOTS OF DETAIL

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