Do Miracles Happen?
The purpose of this homework is for you to make a persuasive case
for or against
the possibility that miracles happen. You will haveconsidered several arguments in class and should use these, plusyour own arguments, to write an essay which will attempt topersuade me that your view is correct.You are not required to identify the weaknesses of your ownarguments, only the strengths. However, if you feel you are capableof discussing the weaknesses you may do so perhaps by usingphrases such as, “However, I can see why some may say…”, or, “Of course, others may argue…” You should use the table below to help maximise your score. Payparticular attention to the easy marks available for presentation.You should aim for 3 paragraphs which should be 1/2 - 3/4 of a pagein length.Poor (1 mark)Average/Good(2marks)Excellent (3marks)Presentationand effortScrappy/untidyand little caretaken/veryshort.Some evidence of effort taken inpresentation/maybea little short.Clearly a greatdeal of effortto produceneat and tidywork/appropriatelength.Followed allthe schoolpresentationguidelinesSpelling andgrammarNot organisedin paragraphs.Carelessspelling errorsand poor useof commas andfull stops.Some organisationof paragraphs. Afew spelling errors.Commas and fullstops are mostlyused correctly.Good use of paragraphs.No spellingerrors andaccurate useof commasand full stops.ArgumentsOnly oneargument usedand/orarguments arenot reallyrelevant orTwo to threearguments used.Arguments arelargely relevant andgenerally wellexpressed andTwo to threeargumentsused.Arguments arevery relevantto the question