Performance Assessment: Race and Ethnicity

Write a 500- to 600-words (minimum) paper thoroughly discussing each of the following:

  • Define and differentiate between these terms: race, ethnicity, majority groups, minority groups, stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination
  • Explain the social construction of race, and discuss the significance of its consequences

Basic Requirements (assignment criteria):

  • Assignment has been proofread and does not contain any major spelling or grammatical errors.
  • A minimum of 500- to 600-words in length, double spaced, 1 inch margins.
  • Resources are cited in APA format in a reference list and using parenthetical citations (if you need help with this, review course resources).
  • Relevant terms and concepts are used and defined.
Terminology of Race and Ethnic Relations—Performance Assessments
Criteria Ratings Pts
Define and differentiate between these terms: race, ethnicity, majority groups, minority groups, stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination
Definitions and descriptions of all terms are accurate and terms are well defined with specific examples

20.0 pts

Definitions and descriptions of all terms are accurate, but could use greater elaboration

18.0 pts

Definitions and descriptions of terms lack key elements

16.0 pts

No Marks

0.0 pts

20.0 pts
Explain the social construction of race, and discuss the significance of its consequences
The social construction of race, and the significance of its consequences are accurately and fully explained, with clear examples

20.0 pts

The social construction of race, and the significance of its consequences are accurately explained, but could use greater elaboration

18.0 pts

The social construction of race, and the significance of its consequences are lacking key elements

16.0 pts

No Marks

0.0 pts

20.0 pts
Total Points: 40.0