Instructions: Choose ONE topic from the following to write an information essay:

Instructions: Choose ONE topic from the following to write
an information essay:

Instructions: Choose ONE topic from the following to write
an information essay:
1. Your battalion commander plans to conduct an Officer
Professional Development session on what it means when the Army debates
“Leadership in Practice”. He wants you to
write an information paper summarizing the key points of ADP
6-22 Army Leadership and the Profession (July 2019), Chapter 8 Leadership in
Practice.
The paper must be one to two pages long. This assignment is
worth 50 points.
Write in accordance with the Army writing style following
the guidance in AR 25-50, Preparing and Managing Correspondence (Oct 2020) and
TRADOC Reg 1-11 Staff
Procedures (June 2020). Refer to TRADOC Reg 1-11, Chapter 3,
Paragraph 3-6 and Figure 3-4 for the proper format.
Please see the TRADOC Writing Resources for references
https://www.milsuite.mil/book/groups/instructor-writing-resources and https://www.milsuite.mil/book/groups/studentwriting-resources
What is graded?
Substance
• Accurate Content
• Clear and Concise
• Detailed Points
ÿ
Thoughts are clear, concise and relevant to the topic. ÿ Content is fully compliant with
the assigned requirement. ÿ
Information is accurate. ÿ
Level of detail is suited to the assigned requirement. ÿ Explanations and descriptions of
content are clear and precise
Organization
• Intro/Body/ Conclusion
• Transitions
• Logical Points/Flow
Points are clear and logically arranged in the paper. ÿ Material supports the
thesis. ÿ
Transitions enhance the flow of ideas. ÿ
Conclusion summarizes main points and does not contain new information not
covered in the pape
Style
• Army Writing Style
• Active Voice
• Clear Rapid Reading
• Sentence Structure
ÿ
Words are precise. ÿ
Language is concise and without wordiness. ÿ
Writer’s tone is appropriate to the audience and purpose. ÿ Sentences track clearly
even to the rapid reader. ÿ
Active voice predominates. 5% or less passive voice.