THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SPRING 2021 EXAMINATIONS
CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT VERIFICATION SHEET
FACULTY: Humanities and Liberal Studies
PROGRAMME: Associate Degree
COURSE: Criminal Law
CODE: Law 2212
YEAR GROUP: 2
LECTURER: Tamika Grant
COURSEWORK # ___1___
UNIT(S): __Multiple__ OBJECTIVE(s)_____Multiple_____ PERCENTAGE (20%):
MODE OF ASSESSMENT (please tick): TEST ☐ PROJECT ☒ OTHER ☐______________
Assessment Details (Please input coursework here. Note: If it is a test, please attach at the end of this document):
Lecturer’s Signature: _____________________ Date: ________________
Assignment 1 Due date: Research Questions: 20% 1. Explain what is meant by the term actus reus. (5 marks)
2. Explain what is meant by the statement that “the conduct must be voluntary” in order for same
to constitute a part of the crime with the use of case law. (5 marks)
3. State who has the burden of proof in criminal cases. (2 marks)
4. Explain what is standard of proof in criminal cases and what it means. (3 marks).
5. Analyze any 4 circumstances in which a person may be criminally held liable for an omission to
act. (30 marks)
CATEGORY Exceeds the standard
Meets the standard
Partially meets the standard
Attempted but does not meet the standard
0 = Not attempted
There is a well- focused Thesis Statement that introduces the essay and clearly addresses all elements of the writing prompt.
Introduction clearly states the main topic, adequately addressing the writing prompt.
Introduction is somewhat clear, but only partially addresses the writing prompt
Introduction does not address the writing prompt.
No introduction is present
Support for Thesis
Each body paragraph contains a topic sentence and relevant, telling, quality concrete details that give the reader important information that goes beyond the obvious or predictable. All
Each body paragraph contains a topic sentence that is adequately supported by relevant concrete details. Most supporting details serve to substantiate the thesis statement.
Topic sentence is stated in some body paragraphs. Supporting details are relevant, but some key issues are unsupported. Support for the thesis
Topic sentence is weak. Supporting details and information are typically unclear or not related to the topic. There is a seemingly random
No topic sentence is present OR no concrete details are present. The paragraph contains no facts, details, or examples.
supporting details serve to substantiate the thesis statement.
statement is weak.
collection of information Thesis statement lacks proof.
Essay contains explanation, analysis, discussion, comparison and/or contrast that demonstrate mastery and depth of understanding.
Essay contains, explanation, analysis, discussion, comparison and/or contrast that logically supports the concrete details
Essay contains explanation, analysis, discussion, comparison and/or contrast that is weak, incomplete, or partially illogical.
Essay contains explanation, analysis, discussion, comparison and/or contrast that is off topic illogical.
No commentary is present. The paragraph contains no attempt to explain, discuss, analyze, evaluate, compare and/or contrast the factual information (concrete details) it presents.
The conclusion is strong and logical; provides a clear answer to the question, “So what?”
The conclusion is logical and adequately answers the question, “So what?”
The conclusion is logical, but does not answer the question, “So what?”
Conclusion is illogical.
There is no clear conclusion, the paper just ends.
Conventions Grammar, Usage & Sentence Structure
Spelling & Punctuation
The essay contains no errors in grammar, word usage or sentence structure.
Essay contains no errors in spelling, capitalization or punctuation
The essay contains 1 or 2 errors in grammar, word usage or sentence structure.
Essay contains 1 or 2 errors in spelling, capitalization or punctuation.
The essay contains 3 or 4 errors in grammar, word usage or sentence structure.
Essay contains 3 or 4 errors in spelling, capitalization
The essay is readable, but contains 5 or more errors in grammar, word usage or sentence structure.
The essay is readable, but contains
The essay is unreadable because of errors in grammar, word usage or sentence structure.
The essay is unreadable because of errors in
* Please note that an introduction, conclusion and appropriate citation is a
requirement (no less than 4 citations – APA format) and a reference page should
also be included.
There must be a cover page consisting of
Course Name Course Code Lecturers name Question Name of members of the Group with ID# Date submitted
1. 1” margins 2. Use only size 12 type font.
3. Times New Romans 4. Number your pages 5. double-space
6. Do not leave blank spaces between paragraphs. 7. Indent all paragraphs
8. Use black text only on a white background
5 or more errors in spelling, capitalization or punctuation.
spelling capitalization or punctuation.
APA, formatting, referencing etc
.APA format is used accurately and consistently in the paper and on the “References” page
APA format is used with minor errors
There are frequent errors. A reference page is present but not in APA format
No referencing , format of the document is not recognizable as APA