Kidnapping and Murder of Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr.
Job title: Special Task Force Detective (STFD)
Mission: Examine all the evidence, record information on evidence log. Each piece of evidence may point to either the guilt or innocence of the accused. Every detail may be vital. As an STFP, you must include a minimum of 10 pieces of evidence. (Each clear, convincing piece of evidence is worth 10 points, for a total of 100 points earned. Mission counts as a single test grade.)
Evaluation: You have five paragraphs to convince me and your peers. Was the accused guilty or innocent of kidnapping and murder? You must use specific evidence and information recorded throughout your quest to complete a persuasive essay. The burden of proof is on you. The future reputation of one Richard "Bruno" Hauptmann lies in your hands. Present your case well. (Essay counts as double test grade.)
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Persuasive Writing Rubric
______ (5 points) Title. Please include a title at the top of your essay along with your name.
_____ (20 points) Introductory Paragraph - Include background information about the crime and state whether you believe Hauptmann was innocent or guilty. (Thesis statement)
_____ (15 points) Evidence Paragraph #1 - Include and EXPLAIN your first piece of evidence to support your opinion.
_____ (15 points) Evidence Paragraph #2 - Include and EXPLAIN your second piece of evidence to support your opinion.
_____ (15 points) Evidence Paragraph #3 - Include and EXPLAIN your third piece of evidence to support your opinion.
_____ (20 points) Conclusion Paragraph - Restate your beliefs and give any closing arguments.
_____ (10 points) Correct grammer, spelling, and punctuation.
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Additional body paragraphs may be added if you have additional evidence information that you would like to include.