Benchmark Assignment – Heritage Assessment

The learning activity and corresponding assignment in this topic requires students to perform a heritage assessment with families selected by the student from their local community.

Interview three families from different cultures. One family can be your own. Compare the differences in health traditions between these cultures.

Assess three families using the “Heritage Assessment Tool.” In 1,000-1,500 words discuss the usefulness of applying a heritage assessment to evaluate the needs of families and develop plans for health maintenance, health protection, and health restoration. Include the following:
1.Perform a heritage assessment on three families.
2.Complete the “Heritage Assessment Tool” for each of the three families interviewed. These must be included with your submission to LoudCloud.
3.Identify common health traditions based on cultural heritage. Evaluate and discuss how the families subscribe to these traditions and practices. Address health maintenance, health protection, and health restoration as they relate to your assessment.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

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80.0 %Content
20.0 % Discuss the Usefulness of Applying a Heritage Assessment in Evaluating the Needs of the Whole Person.

Discussion of the usefulness of applying a heritage assessment in evaluating the needs of the whole person is not offered.

Discussion of the usefulness of applying a heritage assessment in evaluating the needs of the whole person is offered, but incomplete, lacking relevant information, or does not meet criteria for word count.

Discussion of the usefulness of applying a heritage assessment in evaluating the needs of the whole person meets requirements of the assignment.

Discussion of the usefulness of applying a heritage assessment in evaluating the needs of the whole person is offered in detail.

Discussion of the usefulness of applying a heritage assessment in evaluating the needs of the whole person is offered in detail, while offering insight and/or reflection.
20.0 % Family Interviews

Interview of three families from different cultures not offered.

Interview of three families from different cultures is offered, but incomplete, lacking relevant information regarding the comparison of the differences in health maintenance, health protection, and health restoration among the cultures.

Interview of three families from different cultures that provides comparison of the differences in health maintenance, health protection, and health restoration among the cultures meets requirements of the assignment.

Interview of three families from different cultures that provides comparison of the differences in health maintenance, health protection, and health restoration among the cultures is offered in detail.

Interview of three families from different cultures that provides comparison of the differences in health maintenance, health protection, and health restoration among the cultures is offered in detail, while offering insight and/or reflection.
20.0 % Identifying Common Health Traditions

Identification of common health traditions based on your cultural heritage is not offered.

Identification of common health traditions based on your cultural heritage is offered, but is incomplete, lacking relevant information.

Identification of common health traditions based on your cultural heritage meets requirements of the assignment.

Identification of common health traditions based on your cultural heritage is offered in detail.

Identification of common health traditions based on your cultural heritage is offered in detail, while offering insight and/or reflection.
20.0 % Evaluate How Families Subscribe to These Traditions and Practices

Evaluation of how family subscribes to these traditions and practices is not offered.

Evaluation of how family subscribes to these traditions and practices is offered, but is incomplete, lacking relevant information.

Evaluation of how family subscribes to these traditions and practices meets requirements of the assignment.

Evaluation of how family subscribes to these traditions and practices is offered in detail.

Evaluation of how family subscribes to these traditions and practices is offered in detail, while offering insight and/or reflection.
15.0 %Organization and Effectiveness
5.0 % Thesis Development and Purpose

Paper lacks any discernible overall purpose or organizing claim.

Thesis and/or main claim are insufficiently developed and/or vague; purpose is not clear.

Thesis and/or main claim are apparent and appropriate to purpose.

Thesis and/or main claim are clear and forecast the development of the paper. It is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and appropriate to the purpose.

Thesis and/or main claim are comprehensive; contained within the thesis is the essence of the paper. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.
15.0 %Organization and Effectiveness
5.0 % Paragraph Development and Transitions

Paragraphs and transitions consistently lack unity and coherence. No apparent connections between paragraphs are established. Transitions are inappropriate to purpose and scope. Organization is disjointed.

Some paragraphs and transitions may lack logical progression of ideas, unity, coherence, and/or cohesiveness. Some degree of organization is evident.

Paragraphs are generally competent, but ideas may show some inconsistency in organization and/or in their relationships to each other.

A logical progression of ideas between paragraphs is apparent. Paragraphs exhibit a unity, coherence, and cohesiveness. Topic sentences and concluding remarks are appropriate to purpose.

There is a sophisticated construction of paragraphs and transitions. Ideas progress and relate to each other. Paragraph and transition construction guide the reader. Paragraph structure is seamless.
15.0 %Organization and Effectiveness
5.0 % Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)

Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice and/or sentence construction are used.

Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register), sentence structure, and/or word choice are present.

Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are used.

Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. A variety of sentence structures and effective figures of speech are used.

Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.
5.0 %Format
2.0 % Paper Format (use of appropriate style for the major and assignment)

Template is not used appropriately or documentation format is rarely followed correctly.

Template is used, but some elements are missing or mistaken; lack of control with formatting is apparent.

Template is used, and formatting is correct, although some minor errors may be present.

Template is fully used; There are virtually no errors in formatting style.

All format elements are correct.
3.0 % Research Citations (In-text citations for paraphrasing and direct quotes, and reference page listing and formatting, as appropriate to assignment)

No reference page is included. No citations are used.

Reference page is present. Citations are inconsistently used.

Reference page is included and lists sources used in the paper. Sources are appropriately documented, although some errors may be present.

Reference page is present and fully inclusive of all cited sources. Documentation is appropriate and GCU style is usually correct.

In-text citations and a reference page are complete. The documentation of cited sources is free of error.
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