wp2——Comparative Analysis Papers—–at least 1000 words

The Core reading about The Religious in Conflict is WAR OVER GROUND ZERO (it is attached)andStephen Prothero’s “A Nation of Religious Illiterates”http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0120/p09s02-coop.htmlI will also upload the sample paper with different topic, you just write in the same format plz.FINAL DRAFT – Due in Class Session 7 (120 points)1.Cover Letter Specifics·   Minimum 150 words (successful cover letters are often longer)·    Address letter to your instructor·    Answer at least 3 of the 6 questions below (where applicable) provide brief, specific examples of the following in your cover letter:o   What is your primary motivation or purpose for writing your draft? Who is your intended audience? What revisions did you make in order to improve how you accomplish this purpose and/or appeal to this audience?o   What feedback did you receive from your peers? How did you use this feedback to revise your draft? How do these revisions improve your draft?o   What feedback did you receive from other sources, such as your instructor or tutors? How did you use this feedback to revise your draft? How do these revisions improve your draft?o   What have you decided to revise in your draft, apart from feedback you received? Why? How do these revisions improve your draft?o   What problems or challenges did you encounter while writing or revising your draft? How did you solve them?o   What valuable lessons about writing effectively have you learned as a result of composing this project?·  Place the cover letter at the beginning of your final draft, before the first page of your actual composition; delete your purpose statement.2.Final Draft Specifics·   A comparative analysis of the two of the core readings, including the one you wrote about for Writing Project 1·   Clear identification, early in the draft, of the core readings by full author name and full article title (following MLA or APA style for formatting titles) and brief overview of each article’s content (This is usually part of the introduction.)·   Clearly developed thesis statement making a significant claim about the similarities and differences between the two core readings·   Well-reasoned analysis based on relevant and complex comparisons, , supported with evidence from the core readings·   Use of at least one additional source found using the Ivy Tech Virtual Library databases·   Use of at least 10 quotes and/or paraphrases from the core readings and/or your outside source, cited using correct in-text citations·   APA or MLA manuscript style, as specified by your instructor, with in-text citations and a Works Cited or References list including ALL sources used. (Works Cited or References list does not count in the minimum word-count requirement)·   Observation of the conventions of Standard English·   1000 words minimum for final draft (the minimum 150 words for the cover letter is not included in this count)Final Draft RubricCriteriaDescriptionPointsCover LetterEffective cover letter, describing peer feedback,  explaining how peer feedback was implemented, and explaining how these changes improved the draft10ThesisClear thesis that makes a significant claim comparing the core readings10Introduction/ConclusionIntroduction attempts to express relevance of the comparison to its audience. Conclusion effectively summarizes the content and conveys the significance of the comparison to the audience.10OrganizationOrganization is supported with helpful and effective transitions and with coherent arrangement10AnalysisEffective analysis of core readings demonstrated, using well-developed, relevant, and complex points of comparison and supplying sufficient evidence to support the thesis30StyleVoice, tone, and stance are appropriate and effective for material, purpose, and audience. Style is clear, consistent, and cohesive, appealing appropriately to the intended audience.10ConventionsClear control of language conventions with few distracting typos or errors10Evidence and citationsAppropriate use of at least 10 quotes (words, phrases, or key sentences) and/or paraphrases (key details or ideas rephrased in your own words) from the core readings and/or additional outside source, cited using correct in-text citations10Outside SourceUse of at least one relevant additional source found using the Ivy Tech Virtual Library databases. The writer’s voice is discernible from the author of the source and discussion of source information is discernible from source information itself.10Document styleCorrect document format in APA or MLA style, as specified by your instructor, including correct References page (APA) or Works Cited page (MLA)10TOTALNOTE: Proportional points may be deducted for final drafts that do not meet minimum word counts.120 points