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Words Limits •Initial Post: Minimum 200 words excluding references (approximately one page) •Response posts: Minimum 100 words excluding references. Note: Since it is difficult to edit the APA reference in the Blackboard discussion area, you can copy and paste APA references from your Word document to the Blackboard discussion area. Points will not be deducted because of format changes in spacing. Written Assignment Unless otherwise specified, all written assignment must have the following elements. Your written assignment should address the topic or questions. Provide sufficient textual evidence to support your argument. In the introduction part, you must clearly state your thesis and indicate how the paper is organized. Each paragraph in the body must include a topic sentence with one main idea and complete discussion and support. Make sure, each paragraph has a transition sentence linking it to the next paragraph. In the conclusion, recap the thesis sentence and main points. Present the closing statement of the writer’s positions. Word for word quotation (direct quote) is discouraged. One direct quote per page is acceptable and points will be subtracted if more direct quotes are used. The written assignment is your work and not a string of direct quotes without your thoughts and ideas being heard. See the “Writing Assistance Resource” section in the syllabus for more about writing. SafeAssign SafeAssign is a plagiarism prevention tool that detects unoriginal content in papers by identifying areas of overlap between submitted assignments and existing works. •You will have three (3) attempts to submit a written assignment, only the final attempt will be graded. For each attempt you will receive a SafeAssign originality report. This will give you a chance to correct the assignment based on the SafeAssign score. Click here to view instructions on how to interpret SafeAssign originality report. SafeAssign recognizes a student's multiple attempts for an assignment as submitted by the same student for the same assignment and does not check the contents of the student’s current attempt against content from previous submissions. Points: 40 Due Dates: Sunday of the module by 11:59 p.m. (EST). Note: In Module 5, the due dates are on Saturday. References Minimum of four (4) total references: two (2) references from required course materials and two (2) peer-reviewed references. All references must be no older than five years (unless