Unformatted text preview: REL 101 Spring 2010 GRADING RUBRIC FOR FIRST SHORT ESSAY This paper meets the basic requirements (font, word count, etc.) yes / no Content and Analysis: Excellent Good Fair Poor Unacceptable Has the student provided appropriate background information for the chosen evidence? How appropriate/relevant are the two examples selected from the Dwight reading? Has the student chosen appropriate evidence for the first example and used that evidence effectively? Has the student chosen appropriate evidence for the second example and used that evidence effectively? How well is the essay organized? Is there a clear thesis statement? Are there topic sentences and transitions? Is the essay concise? Does the student avoid unnecessary repetition? To what extent do grammar and spelling errors detract from the clarity of the essay?...
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- Spring '08
- Writing, Short story, appropriate evidence