GRADING RUBRIC

Instructions: DRAFT Must be turned in online before class begins on November 16th. Plagiarized papers will receive a zero grade (>15% on originality report)

 

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Formatting *double-spaced

**12pt font

***1 inch margins

 

*double-spaced

**12pt font

***1 inch margins

****no page numbers or subtitles

*****less than 4 pages

 

*use of excessive spacing

**use of excessively large font

***use of excessively large margins

Quality of Information/

Evidence

*information relates to the main topic.

**paper flows well with an intro and conclusion and body that succinctly links chapter topics

*information relates to the main topics from case questions p 382-384

**no skillful flow of thought from beginning to end

*vague summary of partial chapter information

 

Support of Thesis/Analysis *consistent connections made between evidence and thesis

**good analysis.

*some connections made between evidence and thesis.

**some analysis.

*limited or no connections made between evidence and thesis.

**lack of analysis.

Sources *conforms to chosen reference style rules for formatting and citation of sources *frequent errors in chosen reference style format. *lacks 3 external sources

**does not clearly source/site work from the book

Grammar/Usage/

Mechanics

*may contain few spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors. *contains several spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors which detract from the paper’s readability. *so many spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors that the paper cannot be understood.
Presentation *Business attire

**Professionally reports summary of paper

***Skillfully answers questions from chapter review

*No Business attire

**Professionally reports summary of paper

***Skillfully answers questions from chapter review

*No Business attire

**Poorly reports summary of paper

***Did Not fully answer questions from chapter review