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Writing Assignment: Self-Interest
Top Scores (A-B) - The top scoring students will do the following:
Provide an answer in one well-developed paragraph that is at least three sentences long.
Explain the concept of self-interest and that decisions of what people choose to provide a society (such as types of products that they choose to produce) will not be based on what is best for society but what will profit the individual and help him/her to accomplish their economic goals and make the most money.
Middle Scores (B-C) - Acceptable scores for students go to those who do the following:
Provide an answer that is two sentences in length.
Explain the concept of self-interest but do not expand or explain in complete detail.
Low scores (D-F) - Students score poorly when they:
Provide an answer that is one sentence or less in length.
Do not explain the connection between choices made by producers to produce products that will give them the most advantage and/or does not state that producers do not make choices that will benefit society but their own self-interest.