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Paper 1 Rubric - K NES 293/293U CR I T ICAL READ I NG PAPER...

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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 __30___/35 “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 __12___/20 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 evidence? Strengths section vague. I don’t see any weaknesses Grammar, Mechanics in w r i tten Text __4___/5 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.

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Paper 1 Rubric - K NES 293/293U CR I T ICAL READ I NG PAPER...

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