qep writing assignment

FAS 110CL QEP Assignment

Why Study Theatre?


Suppose that Saint Leo University was considering doing away with all theatre classes, even for non-English


Your assignment is to write a letter to the President and Board of Trustees outlining the benefits of studying theatre, keeping our core values in mind. What have you learned about the theatre this term that could help you communicate the value of this ancient art form? How can you apply some of the skills of this craft to other areas of your life/career? How does participation in and patronage of the theatre reflect our core values? This is a persuasive piece, so make sure you support your claims with thoughtful details.

The paper must 500-1000 words,

While this is a letter, it should reflect standard essay form with consideration to purpose, question at issue, assumptions, etc.

Rubric to follow:

Purpose – Clearly identifies main issue(s), problem(s), or intention(s)

Perspective – Investigates point(s) of view and assumptions

Evidence – Supports purpose with relevant, sufficient evidence and defines concepts

Analysis – Analyzes the consequences and implications of reasoning

Core Values – Addresses core value(s) specifically and demonstrates their relevance

Decision Making – States the various options of decision making and chooses a solution.