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Analyzing Charlie: Rubric & Checklist

Writing Process Checklist

Step: Points

Research Notes : 20 points

Thesis Draft : 5 points

Outline : 10 points

Introduction : 5 points

Body Paragraphs Draft (4+) : 20 points

Conclusion Draft : 5 points

Work Cited Page Draft : 5 points

Common Core Research Paper Rubric

 

*Thesis/Claim

 

Thesis/Claim is precise, knowledgeable, significant, and distinguished from alternate or opposing claims.

 

Thesis/Claim is precise and knowledgeable (W1)

 

Thesis/Claim may be unclear or undeveloped

 

Thesis/Claim is missing

 

 

*Use of Evidence

Develops the topic thoroughly by selecting the most significant and relevant facts, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples

Skillfully integrates information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas and advance the thesisUses at least 3 sources to support assertions

Develops the topic by selecting significant and relevant facts, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples (W2)

 Integrates information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas and advance the thesis(W8)

Uses at least 3 sources to support assertions

Attempts to develop the topic using facts and other information, but evidence is inaccurate, irrelevant, and/or insufficient

 Attempts to integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas and advance the thesis, but information is insufficient or irrelevant

Uses less than 3 sources to support assertions

Does not develop the topic by selecting information and examples from the text(s)

Does not integrate information from the text/sources

MLA Standards and Formatting

Follows the standard (MLA) format with no errors

 

(Including: title page, running header, margins, font, page numbers, in-text citations, and work cited page)

Follows the standard (MLA) format for citation with few and/or minor errors

 

(Including: title page, running header, margins, font, page numbers, in-text citations, and work cited page)

Attempts to follow the standard format for citation but with several errors

 

Does not follow the standard format

 

 

 

Organization, 
Writing Style and Conventions

Organization skillfully sequences the claim(s), reasons, and evidence.

Provides a concluding statement or section that skillfully follows from or supports the argument presented

Skillfully produces clear, coherent, sophisticated writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

Organization logically sequences the claim(s), reasons, and evidence.(W1)

Provides a concluding statement or section that follows from or supports the argument presented (W1)

Produces clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience (W4)

Follows the standard (MLA) format for citation with few and/or minor errors

Attempts to create a logical organization, but may be missing some elements of the assignment

Attempts to provide a concluding statement or section that follows from or supports the argument presented, but statement does not support thesis

Attempts to produce clear and coherent writing, but errors in conventions and writing style detract from understanding

Attempts to follow the standard format for citation but with several errors

Does not provide logical organization

Does not provide a concluding statement or section that follows from or supports the argument presented

Does not produce clear and coherent writing

Subject Guide

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Jennifer Jourdain
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