Rubric

ENGL 123 M7 Writing Assignment Rubric
ENGL 123 M7 Writing Assignment Rubric
Criteria Ratings Pts
Classical Argument Pattern (5%) – Paper correctly follows the Classical Argument pattern of organization

5 pts
Introduction (5%) – Introduction is engaging and piques interest; only necessary background information is provided

5 pts
Thesis (5%) – Thesis statement takes a clear, focused position and is the last sentence of the introduction

5 pts
Forecast (5%) – Reasons are clearly stated in a forecast

5 pts
Reasons and Support (40%) – Reasons are well supported with appropriate and sufficient evidence; reasons are discussed in the proper order (same as stated in forecast)

40 pts
Objection and Rebuttal (5%) – Objection is clearly stated; rebuttal effectively responds

5 pts
Conclusion (5%) – Conclusion provides a strong ending

5 pts
APA: Reference List (10%) – At least four sources are used in references; all sources are properly formatted; all cited sources are included

10 pts
APA: In-text Citation (10%) – Four different sources are cited in the paper; all in-text citations are formatted correctly

10 pts
Grammar, Punctuation, Organization, Word Range (10%) – Writing is well organized and free of grammar and punctuation errors; assignment is within the word range and formatted correctly

10 pts
Total Points: 100