ANALYTICAL ESSAY RUBRIC

 


Content/Knowledge

5 (A)    The information presented is excellent & goes beyond what is being asked by the assignment.

4 (B)    The information presented is thorough and relevant to the assignment.

3 (C)    The information presenteed is adequate and relevant to the assignment.

2 (D)    The information presented is minimal and/or not necessarily relevant to the assignment.

1 (F)    The information presented is weak and/or not necessarily relevant to the assignment.

0 (F)    The information presented has no relevance to the assignment.
 

Organization:  Includes introduction, paragraphs in the body organized around the information and a conclusion.

3 (A)    Well organized and written.

2 (C)    Generally organized and written.

1 (D)    Poorly organized and written.

0 (F)    No organization.
 

Usage:  Spelling and grammar

2 (A)    No significant errors in writing.

1 (C)    Several errors in writing.

0 (F)    Serious errors in writing that make reading difficult.
 

Analysis/Critical Thought

5 (A)    Complete/accurate analysis of the topic.  Thoroughly addresses conflicting accounts and different points of view.  Uses relevant outside information in analysis.

4 (B)    Complete/accurate analysis of the topic.  Clearly attempts to address conflicting accounts and different points of view.  Includes some outside information in analysis.

3 (C)    Accurate analysis of the topic.  Adequately attempts to address conflicting accounts and different points of view.

2 (D)    Limited analysis of the topic.  Minimal attempt to address conflicting accounts and different points of view.

1 (F)    Weak analysis of the topic.  No attempt to address conflicting accounts and different points of view.

0 (F)    No analysis of the topic.  No attempt to address conflicting accounts and different point of view.
 

OVERALL GRADE: