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Make sure that you are analyzing the way in which this source helps explains an aspect of World History and that you are citing all information taken from the source. You do not need to use any other sources for this paper.
Guidelines
500 Words
Double Space paper
Have a clear thesis
Have evidence to support your thesisDo not use direct quotes. Paraphrase the reading.

Proof read
Organize your paper
Us in-text citations for all information taken from the reading. Per the rubric, papers without citations will receive an automatic F.
Do not use outside sources. I want you to react and analyze the assigned sources. Not google things. The textbook and the sources contain all the information you need to analyze these sources.
You can select any primary source from the list below.
The Code of Hammurabi (Links to an external site.)
The Carthaginian Law of Sacrifices, c. 400 BCE(Links to an external site.)Kurash (Cyrus) the Great: The Decree of Return for the Jews, 539 BCE (Links to an external site.)Roman Sources on the Jews and Judaism, 1 BCE-110 CE (Links to an external site.)Plutarch: Selections from the Life of Alexander(Links to an external site.)RubricPrimary Source Analysis Paper Rubric
Primary Source Analysis Paper Rubric
CriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeThesisA short statement that explains the purpose/argument of the paper
7 ptsFull Marks
Paper has a clear thesis that explains the purpose/argument of the paper.
5.25 ptsPartially Meets Expectations
Paper has a weak thesis that does not clearly explain the purpose or argument of the paper
0 ptsDoes Not Meet expectations
Paper does not contain a thesis statement.
7pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeEvidenceMaterial taken from the assigned readings that are used to support the thesis statement.
7 ptsMeets Expectations
Evidence presented from the assigned readings directly supports the thesis statement.
5.25 ptsPartially Meets Expectations
Evidence from the assigned readings is related, but does not directly support the thesis statement.
0 ptsDoes Not Meet expectations
Paper does not have evidence from the assigned readings to support the thesis statement
7pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeOrganization
7 ptsMeets Expectations
Paper is clearly organized with topic sentences for each paragraph that builds towards a conclusion based on the thesis.
5.25 ptsPartially Meets Expectations
Paper has paragraphs that work together to form a coherent paper.
0 ptsDoes Not Meet expectations
Paper lacks coherent organization
7pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeClarity
7 ptsMeets Expectations
Paper has few grammatical and stylistic errors.
5.25 ptsPartially Meets Expectations
Paper has some grammatical and stylistic errors
0 ptsDoes Not Meet expectations
Paper has numerous grammatical and stylistic errors.
7pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSourcesStudent has cited all material taken from sources using either the Chicago Manual of Style or MLA format
7 ptsMeets Expectations
Essay has full citations for all material taken from sources.
5.25 ptsPartially Meets Expectations
Essay has incomplete citations, but all source material has been cited
0 ptsDoes Not Meet expectations
Essay Lacks Citations which result in an automatic F for the assignment
7pts
Total Points: 35