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R5A+Grading+criteria - Gradingcriteriaforpapers: A(Superior)

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Grading criteria for papers: A (Superior The paper presents a clear thesis and argues it in an interesting manner, using textual  evidence as support, and displaying unusual insight.  The paragraphs are fully developed  with detail that supports the main idea; sentences within the paragraph are clearly linked,  forming an appropriate pattern; transitions are effective.  Sentences are varied and  imaginative in style, concise and creative in wording.  The style is appropriate to the  subject and audience, and vocabulary is used correctly and idiomatically.  The paper  contains few errors in grammar and punctuation, or errors only in sophisticated matters,  and few spelling errors. B (Strong)  The paper presents a clear thesis and argues it in a consistent and careful manner,  displaying good insight, but without the originality characteristic of the A paper.  The  thesis is supported with textual evidence.  Paragraphs are, with only a few exceptions, 
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