Timeline Construction

Lifespan Development

Final Project Rubric

Part 1: Timeline Construction (30 points)

This rubric details the points earned for the creation and submission of the timeline.

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Constructed using a line drawing, organizational chart, or chronological list

Includes at least six significant events

Includes at least one event that occurred during childhood

Includes at least one event that occurred during adolescence

Includes at least one event that occurred during adulthood

Free of spelling and grammar errors

5

5

5

5

5

5

/30

Part 2: Timeline Analysis (295 points)

These rubrics detail the points earned for the timeline analysis, broken down by section, for a cumulative total of 295 possible points.

Introduction – 25 points

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Effectively introduces paper; includes a thesis statement

Gives overview of assignment and significance

Uses resources to support statements

Graduate-level writing; free from errors in spelling, grammar, and APA

5

10

5

5

/25

Life Event 1 – 40 points

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Description of life event and perception of significance

Influence of life event on identity development, including theoretical support

Graduate-level writing; demonstration of critical thinking and analysis; free from errors in spelling, grammar, and APA

10

20

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/40

Life Event 2 – 40 points

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Description of life event and perception of significance

Influence of life event on identity development, including theoretical support

Graduate-level writing; demonstration of critical thinking and analysis; free from errors in spelling, grammar, and APA

10

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Life Event 3 – 40 points

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Description of life event and perception of significance

Influence of life event on identity development, including theoretical support

Graduate-level writing; demonstration of critical thinking and analysis; free from errors in spelling, grammar, and APA

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Life Event 4 – 40 points

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Description of life event and perception of significance

Influence of life event on identity development, including theoretical support

Graduate-level writing; demonstration of critical thinking and analysis; free from errors in spelling, grammar, and APA

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Life Event 5 – 40 points

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Description of life event and perception of significance

Influence of life event on identity development, including theoretical support

Graduate-level writing; demonstration of critical thinking and analysis; free from errors in spelling, grammar, and APA

10

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Life Event 6 – 40 points

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Description of life event and perception of significance

Influence of life event on identity development, including theoretical support

Graduate-level writing; demonstration of critical thinking and analysis; free from errors in spelling, grammar, and APA

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Conclusion – 30 points

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Restates thesis; identifies salient points supporting thesis

Shares new thoughts or perspectives gained and their impact

Graduate-level writing; free from errors in spelling, grammar, and APA

10

15

5

/30

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