global History Research Paper Directions.doc

8 the writer attempts to use the correct paragraph

Info icon This preview shows pages 16–18. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
8 The writer attempts to use the correct paragraph structure of a topic sentence, examples and a transition sentence, but clearly struggles. 6 There is little effort by the writer at writing correct paragraphs. 4 10 Organizatio n & Coherence The essay is very well organized into paragraphs. One idea follows another in a logical sequence with clear transitions. The paper reads well. It tells a coherent story. 8 The essay is pretty well organized into paragraphs. One idea may seem out of place. Clear transitions are used. The paper makes sense. 6 The essay is a little hard to follow. Paragraphs are unclear. The transitions are sometimes not clear. 4 Ideas seem to be randomly arranged. No effort at paragraph organization. The essay is very confusing and/or incomplete. 2 8 Focus on Assigned Topic The entire essay is related to the assigned topic and allows the reader to understand much more about the topic. 10 Most of the essay is related to the assigned topic. The writer wanders off topic in at least one place, but the reader can still learn something about the topic. 8 The essay is very general and repeats a few ideas without much evidence. 6 No attempt has been made to relate the essay to the assigned topic. OR No evidence is presented. 4 10 16
Image of page 16

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Accuracy of Facts and Evidence All facts presented in the essay are accurate and relate back to the thesis. All facts are cited correctly. 10 Almost all facts presented in the essay are accurate and usually relate back to the thesis. Many, but not all facts are cited. 8 Most facts presented in the essay are accurate (70%). Evidence is scattered about rather than used to prove the thesis. Facts are not cited. 6 There are several factual errors in the essay. There is no real effort to make the piece cohesive. Facts are not cited. Little or no evidence is presented. 4 10 Grammar / Mechanics The essay has few, if any, spelling, punctuation, capitalization or grammar errors. 10 The essay has two or three mechanics errors. 8 The essay has four or five mechanics errors. 6 The essay has more than five mechanics errors. 4 8 Analysis The writer makes excellent analytical points in each of the body paragraphs. 10 The write makes an attempt at making analytical points in a majority of the essay. 8 The writer makes an attempt at making an analytical point at least once in the essay. 6 There is no effort at making analysis of any of the evidence presented in the essay. 4 8 Conclusion The writer uses the concluding paragraph to wrap up their essay effectively. 10 The writer loosely wraps up their essay with their conclusion. 8 The writer clearly struggles with their conclusion. 4 The writer makes no attempt at forming a concluding paragraph. 0 10 Format Paper is in proper order and format. (Ex. 1 inch margins, 12 point font, MLA format).
Image of page 17
Image of page 18
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern