All material clearly related to subtopic, main topic strong organization and integration of material within subtopics strong transitions linking subtopics, and main topic 15 points support few sources supporting thesis sources insignificant or unsubstantiated sources generally acceptable but not peer- reviewed research. Define the problem thesis statement conclusion well developed introductory paragraph contains detailed background , a clear explanation or definition of the problem, and a thesis statement conclusion summarizes the main topics without repeating previous sentences writer's opinions and suggestions for change are. Thesis statement clearly and concisely states the paper's purpose in a single sentence, which is engaging, and thought provoking clearly states the paper's purpose in a single sentence states the paper's purpose in a single sentence incomplete and/or unfocused absent, no evidence introduction the introduction is. Level essay ❑ proficient with honors: score 45's or higher on all traits in a high school honors-level essay assignment title rubric for the evaluation of a literary analysis essay date teacher 5 __ideas and content: the paper contains an insightful and/or sophisticated thesis (argumentative or expository in nature. Essay presents a central idea that answers the prompt and maintains the writer's point through the paper in an adequate way, though the thesis may be simple or formulaic essay presents an assumed or implied central idea, though it may not take the form of a standard thesis or topic sentences summary may substitute for.
Thesis ____ exceptional introduction that grabs interest of reader and states topic thesis is exceptionally clear, arguable, well-developed, and a definitive statement proficient introduction that is interesting and states topic thesis is clear and arguable statement of position basic introduction that states topic but lacks. History essay writing rubric 4 3 2 1 thesis statement thesis is clear and well developed the thesis identifies the question and evaluates the relevance of the issue addressed in the essay prompt thesis is partially developed, but only superficially addresses the significance of the issue in the essay prompt. We updated section ii of the ap history exams (document-based question and long essay question) and the generic rubrics the synthesis point has been removed from both rubrics students will have 10 more minutes to answer the dbq and long essay question a single rubric will now be used for the long essay question.
Department of english assessment grid english essay rubric thesis organization ideas, support, & development (evidence) research skills (if applicable) diction and tone grammar and mechanics a (5) excellent thesis indicates original and engaging argument with evidence of development strategy nuanced. Writing skills essay rubric the basic school low pass 7-75 points pass 8-85 points high pass 9-10 points thesis there is an unclear thesis/it is irrelevant or off-topic any questions posed by the thesis (if available) are not answered by the end of the paper the thesis is obvious, but it is not made in a.
3 2 1 0 introduction background/history thesis statement conclusion well-developed introduction engages the reader and creates interest contains detailed background information thesis clearly states a significant and compelling position or belief conclusion effectively wraps up and goes beyond restating. Thesis statement rubric page history last edited by lci, ltd 7 years, 6 months ago the rubric below shows up you can establish for students that writing is a growth process the level 3 for middle school is the same as level 1 for high school if a student at the high school level isn't yet there, they can refer to the ms.
Devised in collaboration between faculty and students, this rubric offers suggestions for categories in which to think as you write your papers it's a tool, not a checklist best acceptable unacceptable thesis or argument thesis is clear and goes beyond lecture and readings paper uses arguments to change the reader's. Structure thesis is clear, easy to find, and appropriate to the assignment thesis is supported by the rest of the paper paper contains a “roadmap” for the reader there is a logical flow to the topics/arguments conclusion follows clearly from the arguments presented thesis is clear and ap- propriate thesis fairly well sup-. Each reason for believing the thesis is made clear, and as much as possible, presented in single statements it is also clear which premises are to be taken as given, and which will be supported by sub-arguments the paper provides sub- arguments for controversial premises if there are sub-arguments, the premises for.