Moot Court Discussion Forum

This page is the portal to access the Virtual Moot Court Arguments. Beginning Wednesday 01-13-10 at 8:00 am you will have 168 hours to make a convincing argument. Each message board post should be a complete paragraph (6-8 sentences) and should follow the rubric descriptors below. Students may make as many posts as they like, the best one's will count.

ARGUMENT RUBRIC

Advanced

  • The Student creates a clear position statement that is consistent with the argument of the case.
  • The Student uses a relevant researched example on every message board comment.
  • The Student makes ten or more contributions to the message board.

Mastery

  • The Student creates a clear position statement that is consistent with the argument of the case.
  • The Student uses a researched example while answering every question.
  • The Student makes seven or more contributions to the message board.

Proficient

  • The Student attempts to create a clear position statement that is consistent with the argument of the case.
  • The Student uses a researched example while answering most questions.
  • The student makes five or more contributions to the message board.

Progressing

  • The Student creates a position statement that is unclear or inconsistent with the argument of the case.
  • The Student uses a researched example while answering some questions.
  • The student makes four or more contributions to the message board.

Unsatisfactory

  • The Student does not create a position statement.
  • The Student does not use researched examples while answering questions.
  • The student makes less than four contributions to the message board.

DNA

  • Did not attempt

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