Politics-writing-The-Constitution

The Constitution

The weekly worksheets will help you build all of the necessary parts for your Final Paper. It is recommended that you review the Learning Activity assignments and review the Final Paper prompt before beginning this assignment. This week, you will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the most important document for America’s national government, the US Constitution. In the worksheet, you will describe one strength and one weakness of the Constitution. In addition, you will need to recommend a way to maintain the strength of this important document and a way to correct a weakness. This effort begins the process of critically analyzing key features of our national government.

To complete the assignment, save the Week One Learning Activity WorksheetView in a new window to your computer, fill it out, and submit it via WayPoint.

The Constitution
You are required to develop four paragraphs that explain one strength and one weakness of the US Constitution, as well as provide an option to maintain the strength and to correct the weakness presented.

Scholarly Support
In-text citations must be included in your paragraphs. The additional resources must be utilized to support your ideas and cited using APA format.

A reference list of at least two scholarly resources with full APA citations is required. While your textbook can be utilized as a source, it does not count towards your two sources for this assignment. Two new sources should be utilized each week to meet the minimum of eight required sources for the final. By finding and supporting your material with these sources each week, you will have the research necessary to construct a strong Final Paper.

LEARNING ACTIVITY WORKSHEET – Week One

Please review the full assignment prompt and the Week 5 Final Paper instructions located within the classroom and in the POL 201 Course Guide before beginning this assignment.

Utilizing the worksheet below, develop detailed paragraphs that focus on the first main point for your final paper. For each section, a minimum of one fully-developed paragraph is required. A fully developed paragraph should be a minimum of 5-7 sentences in length. Each paragraph should include at least one in-text APA citation that provides support for the topic.

At least two scholarly sources with in-text citations utilized within your paragraphs are required. Two new sources should be utilized each week to meet the minimum of eight required sources for the final. By finding and supporting your material with these sources each week, you will have the research necessary to construct a strong final paper.

1. The Constitution:

  • One strength of the U.S. Constitution
  • One weakness of the U.S. Constitution
  • One option to maintain the strength of the U.S. Constitution
  • One option to correct the weakness of the U.S. Constitution

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  • Reference List (utilizing full APA citations)

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