Critical Thinking Analysis (CTA) — CTA Topics -CTA 1 Texas Principles – CTA 2 Federalism -CTA 3 Political Policy – CTA 4 Political Participation

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Critical Thinking Analysis (CTA) – One page for each of the 4 topics(CTA 1-4) below
CTA Topics
CTA 1 Texas Principles
CTA 2 Federalism
CTA 3 Political Policy
CTA 4 Political Participation
 
Format 
1. PFD or Word document
2. one page maximum
3. double spaced
4. one-inch margins all around
5. the font is no less than 10point Times New Roman.
 
1 Point deduction for any formatting error.
 
Directions
1.  Identify the form and functionof the section topic. The form (characteristics, feature and elements) are thetopics
    of eachsection. The function is their purpose.
2. Considering the function of the section topicdecide what is the most important point/idea of the section.
3. Select and quote a passage or paraphrase from thetextbook or presentation that identifies the relevant
    historicalevent in support of the most important point/idea. (2 lines maximum for quotesor paraphrases)
4. Select and quote a passage or paraphrase from thetextbook or presentation that identifies a relevant
    historical figure (person) in support of themain historical event. (2 lines maximum for quotes or paraphrases)
5. Select and quote a passage orparaphrase fromthe textbook or presentation that identifies a relevant
    historicalcommunity (group) in support of the main historical event. (2 lines maximum forquotes or paraphrases)
6. Select and quote a passage orparaphrase fromthe textbook or presentation that identifies a relevant
    historicaloutcome in support of the main historical event. (2 lines maximum for quotes orparaphrases)
 
Grading 
Form and Function
2 pts complete answer
A.    elements, characteristics orfeatures
B.    reason for its creation,purpose in the natural physical world
1 pt incomplete answer
contains A or B but not both
 
Relevant Historical Event
2 pts complete answer with citation
1.5 pts opinion, hypothetical, generalized statementsor failure to cite correctly
 
Relevant Historical Figure (person) to the Historical Event
2 pts complete answer with citation
1.5 pts opinion, hypothetical, generalized statementsor failure to cite correctly
 
Relevant Historical Community (group) to the Historical Event
2 pts complete answer with citation
1.5 pts opinion, hypothetical, generalized statementsor failure to cite correctly
 
Relevant Outcome of the Historical Event
2 pts complete answer with citation
1.5 pts opinion, hypothetical, generalized statementsor failure to cite correctly
 
You may use appropriate evidence from any section ofthe textbook or presentation.
 
Please review grade comments in the Feedback toLearner section and those on the assignment.
 
 
How to Cite Your Evidence
Textbook
The Texas Declaration ofIndependence was written by George Childress. Childress modeled the document onthe American Declaration of Independence (Governing Texas 49).
 
Presentation
Thomas Jefferson, the author ofthe American Declaration of Independence, wrote that people are endowed bytheir Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are life,liberty and the pursuit of happiness (The Natural Law for Humans).