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202_paper_grading - A paper: (excellent) A clever title An...

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A paper: (excellent) A clever title An introduction to grab the reader’s attention A clear, specific thesis statement that includes in order, all points discussed in the paper; thoroughly addresses the question or topic assigned; takes a definite personal stance Excellent unity in each paragraph Excellent topic sentences in each paragraph Elevated language usage--not too casual in style Few or no mechanical errors: spelling, punctuation, tense agreement, etc. Excellent sentence structure: Sentences that vary in length to create a nice flow to the paper; no fragments or run-ons; no awkward construction of sentences The body of the paper covers all points stated in the thesis, in order, with excellent examples to support each point; each idea is discussed thoroughly--no summarizing or irrelevant material Insights are unique and demonstrate careful thought A conclusion that clearly restates the thesis using other words B paper: (above average) A good title An interesting introduction A thesis statement that includes points discussed in the paper and which addresses most
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