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Unformatted text preview: K NES 293/293U CR I T ICAL READ I NG PAPER GRAD I NG
R UBR IC N ame:______Alec Loudermilk_________________________________
M ain thesis
Is the thesis statement clearly and correctly identified? __34___/40 Has the paper correctly identified the arguable asser t ion(s)? Has the author int roduced and developed their thesis
I see how you could argue this, but this is more of a conclusion. Not as comprehensive as other options S upporting Evidence
Has the presentation identified the key concepts and
“evidence” that support the thesis? Has the presentation made a convincing argument regarding the importance of the supporting material that they
have identified as pivotal?
Good but bit too reliant on quotes S trengths and Weaknesses of the text
Has the presentation made a convincing assessment of
t he quality of the thesis statement and the supporting evidence? Has the presentation demonstrated an effective, nuanced
c ritique of the strengths and weaknesses of the thesis and
Strengths section vague. I don’t see any weaknesses Grammar, Mechanics in w r i tten Text
Is the paper free from grammar & spelling errors? Are the arguments communicated in an effective man ner? Has the student adhered to the length restrictions?
B it sloppy Total Points: __80___/100 General Comments: ...
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course KNES 293 taught by Professor Thomas during the Summer '08 term at Maryland.
- Summer '08