4-6 page research paper on compare and contrasting blimps from WW1 and WW2

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TOPIC

Research paper on comparing and contrasting blimps (airships) from WW1 and WW2

Research Question

· What were the differences between airships in WW1 and WW2?


Thesis statement


Airships were utilized in both World War 1 and World War 2, but there were many differences between the utilization of these airships between both world wars. It was 21 years in-between the first world war and the second. Technology, the wars, the motive, everything changed in those 21 years except the use of airships in battle. Multiple countries utilized the airship in both world wars because it was a very successful weapon, but it was even more successful in world war 2.

Sources for information


Primary References


Wanderling, the. (n.d.). ZEPPELINS: HIGH ALTITUDE WARSHIPS. Retrieved October 28, 2019, from http://sped2work.tripod.com/zeppelins.html.


Zeppelin Raids. (2016, April 10). Retrieved from https://nationalarchives.gov.uk/documents/education/zeppelins.pdf.


Secondary References


Airships and Balloons in the World War II Period. (n.d.). Retrieved October 28, 2019, from https://www.centennialofflight.net/essay/Lighter_than_air/Airships_in_WWII/LTA10.htm

Golson, J. (2017, June 3). WWI Zeppelins: Not Too Deadly, But Scary as Hell. Retrieved from https://www.wired.com/2014/10/world-war-i-zeppelins/


Requirements


Research Question, Thesis Statement, and Paper - Develop your topic into one clear concise research question and create a thesis statement. Compile your (one) question, thesis statement, and research into a written four to six-page (APA style) written paper. You can write from any perspective or lens that interests you: historical, scientific, technological, engineering, or mathematical. This research paper must include the following elements:

1. Title-page (not part of the page requirement)

2. Body (four to six pages)

o Introduction - Tells the reader what you are going to write about and includes your thesis statement. Be sure to make it interesting so the reader will want to continue and read the rest of your work.

o Body of the Paper - Goes through each point you want to illustrate by providing your ideas and your research about the topic. Be sure you write an opening sentence for each paragraph that will draw your reader into your idea or point.

o Conclusion/Summary - Reminds the reader what you wrote about in your work. It is similar to the introduction but with a concluding statement.

3. Reference-page (not part of the page requirement)

Rubric

  

This criterion is linked to a   Learning OutcomeIntroduction (5%)

Provides   context; includes a thesis statement and the lens that presents an overall   picture of student’s chosen topic

   

5.0 pts

Proficient (4-5 Points) -     Clearly provides all necessary information and sets expectations. Includes     a thesis statement and the lens that clearly presents an overall picture of     student’s chosen topic


3.0 pts

Satisfactory (2-3 Points) -     Minor lack or excess of information; minor lack of clarity. Includes a     thesis statement and the lens that adequately presents an overall picture     of student’s chosen topic


1.0 pts

Poor (0-1 Point) - Confusing,     vague or lacking; does not include a thesis statement or lens that presents     an overall picture of the student’s chosen topic or the thesis statement     and the lens is vague


5.0 pts

 

This criterion is linked to a   Learning OutcomeBody Structure (5%)

Paragraphs focus   on one major idea each; Transitions clearly show relationships among ideas

   

5.0 pts

Proficient (4-5 Points) -     Paragraphs consistently meet expectations; transitions very clear


3.0 pts

Satisfactory (2-3 Points) - 1-3     lapses in paragraphs; 1-3 problems with transitions


1.0 pts

Poor (0-1 Point) - So many     lapses in paragraphs or problems with transitions that comprehension is     difficult


5.0 pts

 

This criterion is linked to a   Learning OutcomeConclusion (5%)

Decisively ends   paper

   

5.0 pts

Proficient (4-5 Points) - Ends     paper with powerful impact; creates a fully satisfying sense of completion


3.0 pts

Satisfactory (2-3 Points) -     Ending works, but may be weak or does not create a good sense of completion


1.0 pts

Poor (0-1 Point) - Weak,     confusing or missing ending


5.0 pts

 

This criterion is linked to a   Learning OutcomeContent (30%)

Paper   effectively responds to the topic; paper is sufficient length to adequately   address the topic (four to six pages)

   

30.0 pts

Proficient (25-30 Points) -     Paper carefully and thoroughly responds to all aspects of the topic


24.0 pts

Satisfactory (18-24 Points) -     Paper adequately responds to the topic; length is adequate to address the     topic


17.0 pts

Poor (0-17 Points) - Paper does     not respond effectively to the topic; length is insufficient to adequately     address the topic


30.0 pts

 

This criterion is linked to a   Learning OutcomeVocabulary (10%)

Appropriate;   avoids jargon, slang, and overly emotionally charged words

   

10.0 pts

Proficient (9-10 Points) -     Skillful word choice that is precise, purposeful and always appropriate in     formality


8.0 pts

Satisfactory (7-8 Points) -     Relatively few minor errors


6.0 pts

Poor (0-6 Points) - So many     errors that writing is difficult to comprehend or offensive or irrelevant


10.0 pts

 

This criterion is linked to a   Learning OutcomeWriting Style (10%)

Variety of   sentence constructions, appropriate brevity, use of parallelism, poetic   effects (such as metaphor, simile, alliteration)

   

10.0 pts

Proficient (9-10 Points) -     Pleasing variety of sentence constructions; always effective and     appropriate brevity, use of parallelism and/or poetic effects


8.0 pts

Satisfactory (7-8 Points) -     Relatively few minor errors


6.0 pts

Poor (0-6 Points) - Errors     detract significantly from comprehension or create significant distractions


10.0 pts

 

This criterion is linked to a   Learning OutcomeGrammar (10%)

Fragments,   run-ons, tense, voice, person, disagreement, spelling, punctuation

   

10.0 pts

Proficient (9-10 Points) - Few     to no errors (1% or less of assignment word total)


8.0 pts

Satisfactory (7-8 Points) - Some     errors (less than 5% of word total)


6.0 pts

Poor (0-6 Points) - Errors     detract significantly from comprehension


10.0 pts

 

This criterion is linked to a   Learning OutcomeSources - Number, Quality and Variety (10%)

Sufficient use   of the text to support ideas; 2 Primary and 2 secondary courses are included

   

10.0 pts

Proficient (9-10 Points) -     Effort beyond expectations; material from the readings is well-chosen and     effectively integrated. Valid and credible primary and secondary sources     are included.


8.0 pts

Satisfactory (7-8 Points) -     Adequate integration of material from the readings into the paper. Partial     use of primary and secondary sources are included.


6.0 pts

Poor (0-6 Points) - Does not     incorporate material from the readings into the paper. No use of primary     and secondary sources are shown.


10.0 pts

 

This criterion is linked to a   Learning OutcomeSources - Integration and Citation (15%)

Quoting,   summarizing, and paraphrasing; in-text citations and references adhere to   formatting style; current and accurate APA format is used

   

15.0 pts

Proficient (13-15 Points) -     Sources interspersed with writer’s own analysis or synthesis; quotes are     less than 10% of paper; 1-5 minor errors in documentation


12.0 pts

Satisfactory (10-12 Points) -     Sources interspersed with writer’s own work; quotes are less than 20% of     paper; more than 5 minor errors in documentation


9.0 pts

Poor (0-9 Points) - Sources     strung together with little of the writer’s own work; quotes are 50% or     more of paper; citations missing or with major errors; plagiarism


15.0 pts

 

Total Points: 100.0

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